1st Edition

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Photographers A professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC

By Martin Evening Copyright 2010
    768 Pages
    by Routledge

    768 Pages
    by Routledge

    With the new edition of this proven bestseller, Photoshop users can master the power of Photoshop CS5 with internationally renowned photographer and Photoshop hall-of-famer Martin Evening by their side.

    In this acclaimed reference work, Martin covers everything from the core aspects of working in Photoshop to advanced techniques for professional results. Subjects covered include organizing a digital workflow, improving creativity, output, automating Photoshop, and using Camera RAW. The style of the book is extremely clear, with real examples, diagrams, illustrations, and step-by-step explanations supporting the text throughout. This is, quite simply, the essential reference for photographers of all levels using Photoshop.

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    Introduction; Chapter 1: Photoshop Fundamentals; Chapter 2: Configuring Photoshop; Chapter 3: Camera Raw Image Processing; Chapter 4: Sharpening and noise reduction; Chapter 5: Image Editing Essentials; Chapter 6: Black and white; Chapter 7: Extending the dynamic range; Chapter 8: Image Retouching; Chapter 9: Layers, Selections and Masking; Chapter 10: Essential filters for photo editing; Chapter 11: Image Management; Chapter 12: Color Management; Chapter 13: Print Output; Chapter 14: Output for the Web; Chapter 15: Automating Photoshop;


    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.

    'When it's all said and done, tools-whether hardware or software-are just tools, and it's your ideas and images that matter. You'll find that Martin knows both sides of the equation and never lets the techniques distract from the vision. I think you'll find his perspective and experience invaluable.'

    John Nack, Principal Product Manager, Adobe Photoshop

    'Evening's Adobe Photoshop for Photographers titles have become classic reference sources, written to deal directly with the needs of photographers and filled with a wealth of practical advice, hints and tips to help you achieve professional results.'

    Professional Photographer

    'Richly illustrated with photos and screen grabs, this is an invaluable guide for anyone serious about Photoshop at a very reasonable price.'

    What Digital Camera

    '...the bible for digital photographers. Wonderfully illustrated and incredibly detailed to help you master all aspects of the program.'