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.