Adobe Camera Raw for Digital Photographers Only
Finally-a book that never forgets photography is an art form Sure, the technology matters. But you're a photographer first. If the technology doesn't enhance the art, what's the point? Rob Sheppard knows what you want to know about using Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop[registered] CS and CS2, because he uses it in creating his own highly acclaimed photographs. In this book, he shares the information you need in a language and context you understand, illustrated in full color with his own images. Understand what Raw is and know when to shoot Raw and when to shoot JPEG. See the benefits of higher bit depth when processing a photo. Demystify the different Raw formats. Discover what Raw can fix, and what it can't. Learn to read a histogram and use it to improve tonality and contrast. Follow a step-by-step outline to develop an efficient Camera Raw workflow. See how double processing can actually save you time and frustration and Learn to achieve maximum quality when processing Raw images.
- Paperback | 368 pages
- 203.2 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 1,020.58g
- 07 Oct 2005
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
About Rob Sheppard
Rob Sheppard is the editor of both PCPhoto and Outdoor Photographer magazines. His commitment to bringing professional photographers together with technology that benefits their craft is nationally recognized. Rob's work has appeared in National Geographic, and he is the author of The National Geographic Field Guide to Photography: Digital.
Table of contents
Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Capture Workflow. Chapter 1: What Are Raw Files Really About? Chapter 2: Shoot Raw Right from the Start. Chapter 3: The Histogram: The Key to Raw and Camera Raw. Chapter 4: Color and Raw. Part II: Camera Raw Workflow. Chapter 5: A Quick Look at Camera Raw Workflow. Chapter 6: Workflow Applied. Chapter 7: Advanced Tonal Control. Chapter 8: White Balance Decisions. Chapter 9: The Noise Problems No One Talks About. Chapter 10: Tough Decisions. Chapter 11: Compact Digital Camera Raw Processing. Chapter 12: Special Features of Camera Raw. Part III: Making Camera Raw Work Harder for You. Chapter 13: Double Processing for Exposure. Chapter 14: Post Camera Raw Processing. Appendix A: Alternatives to Camera Raw. Pro Glossary. Index.