Photoshop 5 & 5.5 Artistry

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9780735709942: Photoshop 5 & 5.5 Artistry

Photoshop 5.5 Artistry is for serious photographers who gravitate to using digital technology and the Web as their processing and distribution tools of choice. New Riders is here with the updated version of Photoshop 5 Artistry, including material that covers all of Photoshop 5.5's new critical features. This book is an in-depth course on digital imaging for intermediate and advanced users who want to create the best possible photographic images. Over fifty small sections show you a focused approach to doing specific tasks. As you work through chapters and step-by-step, hands-on excercises, you will gain in-depth understanding of the complex topics, such as calibration and ICC color management, and master the relationship between Photoshop tools.

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With five new chapters devoted to the upgraded features in Adobe's image editing software (including ImageReady 2), Photoshop 5/5.5 Artistry incorporates all the material from the version 5 book, with new instructions on creating images for the Web.

Just like the earlier book, this full-color guide to Photoshop caters to professionals who work with digital photographs and graphics, especially those with significant experience in both traditional photography and in using Photoshop. After an opening section on basics like tools, palettes, actions, and layers, the book discusses more advanced topics in digital imaging, such as applying the Zone System to Photoshop, mastering calibration, color spaces, scanning, resolutions, and histograms. Hands-on tutorials show how to use selections, layers, and masks for color correction, retouching, and compositing images. And there are more step-by-step examples of working with calculations, patterns, filters, and layer effects.

The new chapters show the differences between JPEG, GIF, and PNG compression formats and how to optimize images within Photoshop 5.5's 4-Up dialog box. There are hands-on sessions for creating GIF animations, sliced GIFs, and rollovers using ImageReady 2. And these chapters cover new tools that go beyond just Web production, like the magic eraser and the new type dialog box.

Throughout, the book features text-heavy explanations accompanied by plenty of illustrations and screen shots. It's the sort of image-laden book you can learn from just by reading the captions (for example, using linear and nonlinear history). An extensive index makes it ideal for troubleshooting. The sample photographs included on the CD-ROM are of excellent quality and are highly applicable to professional jobs. --Angelynn Grant

Topics covered: Intermediate and advanced instruction on using Photoshop 5.5 and ImageReady 2 for creating and manipulating digital images. In particular, lessons on creating a master digital image with effective use of color spaces, device characterization, color management, calibration of monitor and output devices, scanning, resolution and histograms; color correcting, retouching, and compositing using selections and layers; creating special effects using blend modes, calculations, filters, and layers effects; optimizing image formats for the Web, creating GIF animations, sliced GIFs, and rollovers. CD-ROM includes sample images in different stages used in overviews and tutorials and demo versions of applications.

About the Author:

Barry Haynes uses digital technology to print, show, and sell his photography. In addition to his love for creating photographs, Barry teaches digital photography, creates commercial special effects, and does digital image consulting. His books, Photoshop Artistry: A Master Class for Photographers and Artists, and Photoshop 4 Artistry: A Master Class for Photographers, Artists, and Production Artists are available in bookstores around the world. He has been teaching Photoshop courses since 1990 to clients including Apple, Oracle, Kodak, Nikon, Pacific Bell, Sony, Tandem, SuperMac, The San Jose Mercury News, and many others. He teaches regular digital photography workshops for University of California Santa Cruz and UC Santa Barbara Extension programs, and AD Vantage Computers in Des Moines, Iowa. He has given talks or workshops for the Photoshop Conference, The Golden Gate School of Photography, Seybold Seminars, the MacSummit conference, MacWorld, the Center for Creative Imaging, the Digital Photography Conference, the American Society of Magazine Photographers, advertising agencies, design firms, and other organizations.

His articles have appeared in desktop publishing magazines, and his imaging effects can be seen in brochures, on the Web, and on magazine covers for companies including Apple, Netscape, and Tandem. Barry has a degree in computer science and spent 10 years, from 1980 to 1990, doing software development and research at Apple. There he did research involving desktop publishing, digital imaging, and high-speed networks, and before that he worked on Pascal and Object Oriented software development environments for Apple including Macintosh Smalltalk, MacApp, the Lisa Workshop, and Apple II Pascal.

Wendy Crumpler has been in advertising and design since 1980. She has worked in print, television, CD-Interactive, interactive television, and computer-based training. Prior to her discovery of the computer in 1981 and the Macintosh in 1986, she was an actress and teacher. Since her involvement in digital imaging, she has done production, illustration, design, and training for a variety of clients using Quark, PageMaker, Illustrator, Freehand, Photoshop, and other applications. She has worked for Angotti Thomas Hedge, Boardroom Reports, Deutsch Advertising, J.Walter Thompson, TBWA Advertising, Wechsler Design, Manhattan Transfer, Wells Rich Greene, Canon, Parke Davis, IBM, and AT&T.

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