Mark Fitzgerald, "Photoshop CS3 Restoration and Retouching Bible"
Wiley (March 17, 2008) | PDF | 517 pages | ISBN: 0470223677 | 23.5mb
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.
The book 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.
From the Back Cover
Restore, refresh, and fine-tune your favorite photos
Take years off your keepsake photos or enhance the current ones with Photoshop CS3's powerful tools and the expert techniques and tips you'll find in this comprehensive guide. Using step-by-step instructions and over 500 pages of full-color examples, this book shows you how to clone, blend layers, add contrast, reduce glare, and more. From portraits to landscapes to architectural masterpieces, fine-tune your favorites with this expert guide.
*Harness the tools of the retouching trade: brushes, cloning, and others
*Use layers and masks to build a non-destructive workflow
*Rescue faded, torn, or stained photographs
*Soften wrinkles, brighten eyes, tame hair, and smooth skin
*Restore sepia-toned, black-and-white, and full-color photographs
*Master resizing, resampling, resolution, and scanning