Photoshop CS4 for Nature Photographers
A Workshop in a Book
By Ellen Anon, Josh Anon
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: December 2008
Pages: 480

Capture the beauty—and beautify your captures

Award-winning photographers Ellen Anon and Josh Anon reveal thesecrets to creating superlative nature images using theirfield-tested methods and practical instruction in Photoshop andPhotoshop Elements. You'll find eye-opening techniques, terrificworkflow ideas, and timesaving ways to apply a broad array ofPhotoshop tools to optimize your images—from improving tonalvalues and adjusting color to adding effects and creatingpanoramas.

The book includes spectacular photographs from exotic placesaround the world shot by Ellen and Josh, as well as tips andexamples from some of the most esteemed professional naturephotographers, including Michael Reichmann, George Lepp, JoeMcDonald, Arthur Morris, John Shaw, Tony Sweet, andothers—with every photo hand-picked to inspire you.

  • Master powerful new Photoshop CS4 tools, such as the AdjustmentBrush, Mask Panel, Bird's Eye View, and Adobe Output Module
  • Adjust color and exposure to fine-tune detail and capturemood

  • Use Smart Objects and Filters to create flexible workflows

  • Create depth-of-field and high-dynamic-range composites to gobeyond camera limitations

  • Create Actions, use shortcuts, and automate tasks to savetime

  • Explore the surprisingly rich toolset of Photoshop Elements

Valuable CD-ROM with Video Training
The CD includes more than 60 minutes of video training thatfocuses on new features in Photoshop CS4 and some techniques forPhotoshop Elements users, and also draws from the authors' years ofworkshop teaching experience. You'll also find sample images tohelp you practice the techniques in the book.

Find out how to take advantage of the new Adjustment Brush inAdobe Camera Raw to quickly make localized adjustments withoutusing a layer mask.

Learn how to create dramatic black-and-white versionsof yourimages.

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