Landscape Photography

From Snapshots to Great Shots

Author: Rob Sheppard

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133014924

Category: Photography

Page: 264

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Now that you’ve bought that amazing new DSLR, you need a book that goes beyond the camera manual to capture stunning images. For photographers interested in landscape photography, this guide will help you conquer the fundamentals and take amazing outdoor shots. Pro photographer Rob Sheppard starts with the basics–composition, light, and perspective–and describes how to connect with your scene. He covers all the key camera features that affect your image, including how changing focal lengths alters your perspective and the aperture’s direct correlation with depth of field. Once you’ve captured those shots, Rob takes you through simple post-processing steps in Lightroom, Photoshop, and Photoshop Elements. This guide is for beginning-to-intermediate digital photographers to understand the basics and bring their own unique artistic expression to landscapes and outdoor shooting. Beautifully illustrated with large and compelling photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera.
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Layers

The Complete Guide to Photoshop's Most Powerful Feature

Author: Matt Kloskowski

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132490757

Category: Computers

Page: 288

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In 2008, Adobe Photoshop pro and best-selling author Matt Kloskowski broke new ground teaching Photoshop by focusing on the one thing that makes Photoshop the amazing (and sometimes difficult to understand) program it is: layers. Now, Matt returns with a major update that covers layers in Photoshop CS5 in the same concise, easy to understand way that’s made him so well known in the field of Photoshop training. When asked about the original version of this book, Matt said, "I wanted it to be the Photoshop book that I wish was around when I was first learning." This update improves upon that concept. Within these pages, you’ll learn about: Working with and managing multiple layers in Photoshop CS5 Building multiple-layer images Blending layers together Layer masking and just how easy it is Which of the 25+ layer blend modes you really need to know (there are just a few) Using layers to enhance and retouch your photos All of the tips and tricks that make using layers a breeze Plus, a new chapter on advanced layer techniques and compositing to help take your work to the next level If you want to fully understand layers in Photoshop CS5, this book is the one you’ve been waiting for!
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The Photoshop Elements 12 Book for Digital Photographers

Author: Scott Kelby,Matt Kloskowski

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133489019

Category: Photography

Page: 456

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Adobe’s Photoshop Elements is America’s #1 selling consumer photo editing software, and this updated book—covering both Windows and Mac—breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers that’s never been done before: It cuts through the bull and shows exactly “how to do it.” It’s not a bunch of theory; it doesn’t challenge readers to come up with their own settings or figure things out on your own. Instead, it tells readers flat-out which settings to use, when to use them, and why. This book gives the inside tips and tricks of the trade for organizing, correcting, editing, sharpening, retouching, and presenting photos like a pro. Readers will be absolutely amazed at how easy and effective these techniques are—once they know the secrets. This book covers: The real secrets of how the pros retouch portraits How to color correct any photo without breaking a sweat How to use Camera Raw for processing not only RAW photos, but JPEGs and TIFFs, too! The sharpening techniques the pros really use How to deal with common digital camera image problems, including removing noise and avoiding halos The most requested photographic special effects All the improved and brand new features of Elements 12, such as the enhanced work environment; the ability to move objects and have the background automatically filled in; one-touch Frames, Effects, and Textures; and the ability to more easily share your images online and with your mobile devices And much more!
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The Book of GIMP

A Complete Guide to Nearly Everything

Author: Olivier Lecarme,Karine Delvare

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593273835

Category: Computers

Page: 676

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A two-in-one guidebook and reference manual to the free graphics-editing program provides a comprehensive introduction to GIMP's many features while offering step-by-step instructions for a series of projects that encompass photo retouching, logo animation and website visuals. Original.
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PC Magazine

The Independent Guide to IBM-standard Personal Computing

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: IBM microcomputers

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