The Photoshop CS3 Restoration and Retouching Bible is a full-color
comprehensive reference to retouching and restoring photographs using
Adobe Photoshop CS3.
Written by an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe
Certified Instructor in Photoshop CS & CS2, Mark Fitzgerald, the
Photoshop CS3 Restoration and Retouching Bible provides training, tips,
and techniques for amateur to professional photographers who want to
complete expert quality photo restorations and retouchings.
begins by reviewing the fundamentals of working with digital images -
covering adjusting image brightness and contrast, working with color,
understanding RAW and high-bit files, working with layers, and getting
organized. Fitzgerald guides readers through all of the relevant
Photoshop tools and techniques including a full chapter on creating
flexibility with layer masks. A robust four-chapter section on rescuing
damaged photos enables readers to bring their damaged images back to
life. The final section of the book focuses on adding the final touches
to images - retouching, with hands-on examples of retouching portraits
and architectural projects.