Adobe Photoshop for Photographers

Adobe Photoshop for Photographers

by Martin Evening (Author)


Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Photographers has become a classic reference source written to deal directly with the needs of photographers. Whether you are an accomplished user or are just starting out, this book contains a wealth of practical advice, hints and tips to help you achieve professional looking results.

The book begins with an introduction to working with digital images, providing essential information on everything from file compression to proofing and output issues. Practical workshops show you how to master the essential techniques, such as adjusting brightness, colour and contrast, toning a black and white image, advanced retouching techniques, adding filters and so on. Each technique is described in step by step detail, showing exactly which command to use, whether you're working with a Mac or PC.

The book comes with a free tutorial CD-ROM with full multimedia walkthrough movies of the techniques described in the book. A unique interactive filter section allows you to try out the effects of different filters - saving you hours of time. Free tryout software includes a digital watermarking system that helps protect your images.

If you are just beginning to work with digital images or are looking for new ideas, the best techniques and ways to improve the quality of your work - this is the book for you!

Martin Evening is a professional photographer who has been working with digital images and Photoshop for many years. He works mainly in studio based beauty photography for PR and direct clients. The use of the computer has played a significant role in Martin's work, with nearly everything being retouched or manipluated in Photoshop. This is a regular everyday experience and one which has enabled him to gain an extensive, specialist knowledge of Photoshop.

Martin writes regularly about digital imaging for leading photographic and computer magazines. He has presented seminars on Photoshop techniques in the UK and United States and acts as a digital imaging consultant for design and photographic studios. He is a founding member of the Digital Imaging Group, London and is co-listowner of the Prodig mailing list - a Photoshop discussion list on the web.


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Edition: Pap/Cdr
Publisher: Focal Press
Published: 15 Jul 1998

ISBN 10: 0240515196
ISBN 13: 9780240515199

Media Reviews
Someone has just re-written the bible, the Photoshop bible...Whether you are an expert or a beginner, this is a book that talks your language.
Digital PhotoFX ...

You are a photographer and new to digital imaging and Photoshop - this is just the book for you. A teaching CD-ROM of short walkthrough movies enhances the value of the book as a really sound instruction manual - likely to be revisited many times as experience grows
The Photographic Journal ...

A mine of useful information, aimed at not only helping photographers to produce the very best quality images, but also gives techniques for image manipulation. For anyone involved with image processing this is a must have book!
Photo Technique ...

Whether you're a newcomer to Photoshop or a more experienced user seeking some guidance, Evening's easy to follow book is the only guide aimed specifically at photographers .
Amateur Photographer ...

Every instructor of photoshop should have Photoshop for Photographers in their library and use it as a resource
A photoshop student ...

A great choice for the photographer who has finally been dragged into the brave new world of digital imaging
Online photoshop book review ...

If you're one of those people who hates manuals - this book comes as a breath of fresh air.
British Journal of Photography ...

Covers all the most useful features in understandable terms. This book will save you hundreds of hours of heartache.
Total Imaging ...

This publication is a must for all photographers, independent of your level of experience with the package, as it's written by a practising professional photographer with you, the photographer in mind
The Association of Photographers ...

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Photographers is a great choice for any
photographer who has finally been dragged, perhaps a little reluctantly (or perhaps kicking and screaming), into the brave new world of digital imaging.
David Herman ...
Author Bio
Martin Evening is a professional photographer and digital imaging consultant, an experienced Photoshop user and key demo artist for Adobe. Based in London, UK, Martin was inducted into the legendary Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2008.