Enhance the beauty in your nature photos!Award-winning naturephotographers Ellen Anon and Josh Anon show you the secrets tocreating stunning nature images using their field-tested methodsand Photoshop techniques. You'll find practical workflows andsmart, timesaving ways to use Photoshop's broad array of tools tooptimize your imagesfrom improving tonal values to addingeffects to creating surreal montages with composites. You'll alsofind valuable information on using Photoshop Elements.
The book includes the authors' spectacular photographs shot inexotic places around the world, as well as additional strikingexamples from several of the most esteemed professional naturephotographers today. Take inspiration from the works of MichaelReichmann, George Lepp, Joe McDonald, Arthur Morris, and John Shaw,and capture the beauty around you.
Discover what's new in Photoshop CS5, including newContent-Aware healing, HDR Pro, single image pseudo HDR, painterlyeffects, and major changes to the Lens Correction filter
Use the Color Range option and adjust color to fine-tune detailand capture mood
Use Smart Objects and Smart Brushes for more efficient andflexible workflows
Create depth-of-field and high-dynamic-range composites to gobeyond camera limitations
Convert to black-and-white or create multiple exposures to altermood and effect
Create actions, use shortcuts, and automate tasks to savetime
Explore the surprisingly rich toolset of Photoshop Elements
Learn how to transform your photos into painterly images withnew bristle tips and wet brushes
Use Elements 8's new Photomerge Exposure to create HDRimages