Adobe Photoshop CS

Adobe Photoshop CS : The Art of Photographing Women

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Make your photographs of women look better than their best. As every professional photographer knows, there is work to be done after the shoot wraps. Photographer and digital magician Kevin Ames takes you behind the scenes of his fashion work to reveal his thinking behind the camera as well as in front of the computer. Using full-color examples, he shows you step by step how to use Photoshop to digitally refine beauty and fashion photos, from correcting color and smoothing skin to sculpting bodies and removing blemishes, and much more. Whether you're shooting high fashion, portraits, lingerie, or swimsuits, in the studio or on location, "Photoshop CS: The Art of Photographing Women" is your secret assistant.
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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 203.2 x 248.92 x 15.24mm | 1,088.62g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0764543180
  • 9780764543180

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"...a fascinating insight...matched by its technical authority..." (British Journal of Photography, July 2004)
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About K Ames

Kevin Ames is a commercial digital photographer who holds the Professional Photographers of America Craftsman degree. His company, Ames Photographic Illustration, has worked with such clients as AT&T, Westin Hotels, Verifone, Carter's Children's Clothing, and Honda. He writes the "Digital Photographer's Notebook" column for Photoshop User magazine, and is a Photoshop World Dream Team instructor. Kevin is also the chief photographer for Jezebel, an Atlanta lifestyle magazine.
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make your photographs of women look better than their bestAs every professional photographer knows, there is work to be done after the shoot wraps. Photographer and digital magician Kevin Ames takes you behind the scenes of his fashion work to reveal his thinking behind the camera as well as in front of the computer. Using full-color examples, he shows you step by step how to use Photoshop to digitally refine beauty and fashion photos, from correcting color and smoothing skin to sculpting bodies and removing blemishes, and much more. Whether you're shooting high fashion, portraits, lingerie, or swimsuits, in the studio or on location, Photoshop CS: The Art of Photographing Women is your secret assistant.
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Table of contents

Foreword.Preface.Acknowledgments.About the Author.Part I: Workflow: From Capture to Digital Postproduction.Chapter 1: Bit Depth: The Key to Quality Files and Photographs.Chapter 2: Color Correction: Color by Numbers.Chapter 3: Illuminating Light: How Light Works in Photography.Chapter 4: Archiving: Creating Bulletproof Digital Negatives.Chapter 5: Proofing and Reviewing Digital Photography.Chapter 6: Non-Destructive Photoshop: "The Way of the Fast Retreat".Part II: Projects: Behind the Camera and In Front of the Computer.Chapter 7: Barbie: From the Ridiculous to the Sublime.Chapter 8: Pinups: Modern Girls in a Digital World.Chapter 9: From Many, One: A Digital Portrait.Chapter 10: Retouching Beauty.Chapter 11: Sixteen Million Shades of Gray.Chapter 12: Lingerie: A Day Being a Girl.Chapter 13: Indoors, Outdoors.Chapter 14: On the Beach: Swimwear.Appendix A: Resources.Appendix B: Photoshop CS Shortcuts and Tools.Index.File Download Information.
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