Photoshop Cs4 for Nature Photographers: A Workshopin a Book
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Josh Anon is a technical director at Pixar Animation Studios and has been a nature photographer for over half his life. His work has appeared in a variety of media. On weekends when he's not shooting, he teaches photography workshops. Both Ellen and Josh's images are represented by the prestigious Jaynes Gallery.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Thinking Digitally.
Choosing RAW versus JPEG.
What’s So Great about RAW?
Advantages and Disadvantages of Shooting JPEGs.
Types of Histograms.
“Expose Right” by Michael Reichmann.
White Balance in Nature Photography.
Photographing Elements to Composite Later.
Expanding Camera Capabilities.
Photographing Parts of the Scene Individually.
Aperture and Lightroom.
Chapter 2 Bridge.
Setting Bridge Preferences.
Creating a Metadata Template.
Renaming Your Images After Import.
Bridge Views and Workspaces.
Recognizing the Icons.
Sorting and Editing.
Zooming and Comparing Images.
Using the Filter Panel.
Chapter 3 Adobe Camera Raw.
Using the ACR Interface.
Seeing Your Image Within ACR.
Cropping and Rotating Within ACR.
Using the Spot Removal Tool.
Controlling the Default Appearance of Your Image.
Using the Basic Tab.
Setting White Balance.
Using the Recovery and Fill Light Sliders.
Using the Brightness and Contrast Sliders.
Setting the Other Tabs.
Setting the Tone Curves: The Tone Curve Tab.
Sharpening and Reducing Noise: The Detail Tab.
Correcting Color: The HSL/Grayscale Tab.
Alternate Interpretations: The Split Toning Tab.
Fixing Aberration and Vignetting: The Lens Corrections Tab.
Accounting for Camera Variation: The Camera Calibration Tab.
Making Localized Adjustments.
Using the Adjustment Brush.
Using the Graduated Filter.
Setting ACR Workflow Options and Saving Files.
Choosing the Space.
Choosing the Depth.
Choosing the File Size and Resolution.
Opening an Image as a Smart Object.
Finishing Up in ACR.
Batch-Converting Multiple Images.
Chapter 4 Foundations.
Views and Zoom.
Windows and Workspaces.
Navigating by Keyboard Shortcuts.
The Lasso Tool.
The Magnetic Lasso.
The Magic Wand.
The Quick Selection Tool.
Using the Refine Edge Controls.
Saving and Loading Selections.
The Brush Tools.
The History Brush.
Building Tool Knowledge.
Chapter 5 Workflows and First Steps.
Flexible and Traditional Workflows.
The Flexible Workflow.
The Traditional Workflow.
Cropping and Straightening in Photoshop.
Doing Cleanup in Photoshop.
The Photoshop Cleanup Tools.
Zooming, Navigating, and Layering for Cleanup.
Removing an Undesirable Object.
Creating New Background on Empty Canvas.
Chapter 6 Exposure Adjustments.
Shooting for Optimal Exposure.
Using CS4 Adjustment Panel.
Tonal Adjustments with Levels.
Targeting Adjustments Using a Layer Mask.
Masking a Selection.
Using the Color Range Option.
Painting on a Mask.
Blurring the Layer Mask.
Creating a Virtual Split Neutral-Density Filter.
Safe Dodge and Burn Layers.
Painting with Light.
The Shadow/Highlight Adjustment.
Emphasizing Your Subject.
Chapter 7 Color Adjustments.
Recognizing Color Casts.
Using Hue/Saturation to Reveal a Color Cast.
Using the Info Panel to Reveal a Color Cast.
Removing Color Casts.
Subjective Methods for Removing a Color Cast.
Objective Method for Removing a Color Cast.
Adding a Color Cast.
Modifying Colors to Match Nature or Add Impact.
Adjusting Hue and Saturation.
Adjusting Vibrance versus Saturation.
Fine-Tuning with Selective Color.
Layer Masks and Color Adjustments.
Chapter 8 Composites.
Matching the Exposures of Each Segment of the Panorama.
Expanding Dynamic Range.
Expanding Latitude Manually.
The “Cookbook” Approach to Expanding Latitude.
Expanding Latitude via Merge to HDR.
Extending the Depth of Field.
Combining Elements from Multiple Pictures.
Advanced Selection Methods.
Compositing the Elements.
Replacing a Sky or Other Background.
Chapter 9 Creative Effects.
Black and White.
Converting to Black and White.
Colorizing Black-and-White Images.
Using Smart Filters on Smart Objects.
Using Filters Without Smart Objects.
The Liquify Filter.
Using the Filter Gallery.
Mirror or Flip Montages.
Digital Multiple Exposures.
Chapter 10 Output.
Duplicating the Image.
Printing Your Images.
Configuring the Print Settings.
Choosing the Best Paper.
Creating Business and Greeting Cards.
Creating a Business Card.
Creating the Print Layout.
Using Adobe Output Module.
Creating a Web Gallery.
Chapter 11 Time-Savers.
Actions and Batch Processing.
Creating an Action.
Advanced Controls in Actions.
Creating a Droplet.
Using the Image Processor.
Creating a Copyright Brush.
Individualizing Keyboard Shortcuts.
Appendix About the Companion CD.
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