Photoshop CS5 for Nature Photographers: A Workshop in a Book
Award-winning nature photographers Ellen and Josh Anon reveal their secrets to creating stunning nature images using their field-tested methods and the very latest Photoshop techniques. The book is packed with practical workflows and smart, timesaving ways to use Photoshop’s broad array of tools to optimize images—from improving tonal values to adding effects to creating surreal montages with composites. The book is lavishly illustrated with spectacular examples from the authors as well as from some of the most esteemed nature photographers today.
- Explains how to use the latest version of Photoshop and Photoshop Elements to produce stunning nature images
- Covers tools and workflows best suited to natural subjects
- Features nature-focused photo-editing techniques, such as how to sharpen animal eyes, edit sky and land separately, and repair delicate images like butterfly wings
- Provides shooting tips and crucial insights for how to master the digital darkroom
- Includes pages of beautiful examples from the authors and other exceptional nature photographers
Learn practical Photoshop skills and gain the confidence to produce your own stunning images of nature with this practical and inspiring guide.
Foreword (George D. Lepp).
Chapter 1 Thinking Digitally.
Choosing RAW versus JPEG.
White Balance in Nature Photography.
Photographing Images to Composite Later.
Aperture and Lightroom.
Chapter 2 Bridge.
Bridge Views and Workspaces.
Sorting and Editing.
Chapter 3 Adobe Camera Raw.
Using the ACR Interface.
Using the Basic Tab.
Setting the Other Tabs.
Making Localized Adjustments.
Making Targeted Adjustments.
Setting ACR Workflow Options and Saving Files.
Batch-Converting Multiple Images.
Chapter 4 Foundations.
Views and Zoom.
Chapter 5 Workflows and First Steps.
Flexible and Traditional Workflows.
Cropping and Straightening in Photoshop.
Doing Cleanup in Photoshop.
Chapter 6 Exposure Adjustments.
Shooting for Optimal Exposure.
Using the CS5 Adjustments Panel.
Tonal Adjustments with Levels.
Targeting Adjustments Using a Layer Mask.
Creating a Virtual Split Neutral-Density Filter.
Safe Dodge and Burn Layers.
The Shadows/Highlights Adjustment.
Emphasizing Your Subject.
Chapter 7 Color Adjustments.
Recognizing Color Casts.
Removing Color Casts.
Adding a Color Cast.
Modifying Colors to Match Nature or Add Impact.
Using Layer Masks with Color Adjustments.
Chapter 8 Composites.
Expanding Dynamic Range.
Extending the Depth of Field.
Combining Elements from Multiple Pictures.
Chapter 9 Creative Effects.
Black and White.
Digital Multiple Exposures.
Chapter 10 Output.
Printing Your Images.
Creating Business Cards and Greeting Cards.
Using Adobe Output Module.
Chapter 11 Time-Savers.
Actions and Batch Processing.
Using the Image Processor.
Creating a Copyright Brush.
Individualizing Keyboard Shortcuts.
|Chapter 03||10.81 MB||Click to Download|
|Chapter 04||19.81 MB||Click to Download|
|Chapter 05||8.42 MB||Click to Download|
|Chapter 06||16.74 MB||Click to Download|
|Chapter 07||10.40 MB||Click to Download|
|Chapter 08||19.32 MB||Click to Download|
|Chapter 09||9.72 MB||Click to Download|
|Chapter 10||12.46 MB||Click to Download|
|Chapter 10: George Lepp||34.26 MB||Click to Download|
|Elements Video: Applying Curves||8.67 MB||Click to Download|
|Elements Video: Creating Layer Masks||4.69 MB||Click to Download|
|Elements Video: Developing a Workflow||6.65 MB||Click to Download|
|Elements Video: Processing Multiple Files||9.09 MB||Click to Download|
|Photoshop Video: Adobe Camera Raw Part One||32.22 MB||Click to Download|
|Photoshop Video: Adobe Camera Raw Part Two||60.65 MB||Click to Download|
|Photoshop Video: Bridge Part One||44.55 MB||Click to Download|
|Photoshop Video: Bridge Part Two||59.75 MB||Click to Download|
|Photoshop Video: New Views in Photoshop||31.37 MB||Click to Download|
|Photoshop Video: Spring Loaded Tools||13.12 MB||Click to Download|
|Photoshop Video: Using the Adjustment Panel||24.41 MB||Click to Download|
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|A note regarding the videos available for download
Please note that the videos are supplemental to the material in Photoshop CS5 for Nature Photographers. Some of these were shot using Photoshop CS4 and cover features that have not changed between CS4 and CS5.