The Hidden Power of Blend Modes in Adobe Photoshop

Author: Scott Valentine
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 9780133014860
Release Date: 2012-07-06
Genre: Computers

This definitive resource on using Adobe Photoshop blend modes, features dozens of hands-on examples to give you an edge in technical, personal, and commercial projects Blend modes are an essential, if somewhat mysterious, tool for photographers and digital artists. They can be used to for a wide range of imaging effects and challenges, such as noise reduction, working with high dynamic range (HDR) images, compositing, graphic design, and digital painting. Although blend modes can be easy to use, they aren’t always easy to understand. Scott Valentine translates the technical elements into every day language and demonstrates techniques using real-world examples. Whether you’re a professional or hobbyist, there’s something here for you. Beginning and intermediate users of Photoshop will learn how blend modes work and get up to speed on the most common techniques. The book will also feature power tips and blend mode techniques from industry experts, including Katrin Eismann, Matt Kloskowski, and RC Concepcion. Advanced and technical users will find indispensable references along with powerful enhancements and corrections. More than just a collection of effects and recipes, The Hidden Power of Blend Modes explains why the techniques work and how to tune them for your own specific needs.

The Hidden Power of Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop

Author: Scott Valentine
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 9780133523317
Release Date: 2013-12-19
Genre: Computers

Photoshop’s adjustment and fill layers give you an amazing level of control and are the building blocks of innumerable techniques. In this definitive resource, Scott Valentine demonstrates how to use these simple but powerful tools through approachable hands-on examples, and he calls on other Photoshop experts to share their techniques. Whether you’re a professional or hobbyist, you’ll learn techniques that give you an edge in technical, personal, and commercial projects. Beginning and intermediate users of Photoshop will learn how adjustment and fill layers work and get up to speed on the most common techniques. Advanced users will find indispensable reference material in addition to speedy solutions to vexing problems. More than just a collection of effects and recipes, The Hidden Power of Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop explains why the techniques work and how to tune them for your specific needs. Powerful tips and techniques from industry experts, including Katrin Eismann, Pete Collins, and Corey Barker Straightforward teaching style from a veteran Photoshop user Richly illustrated with examples of over two-dozen techniques covering photography, compositing, and illustration Quick-reference guide to every fill and adjustment layer with before-and-after images for easy comparison Downloadable reference files and actions to explore and enhance your creativity (on the companion website)

Hidden Power of Adobe Photoshop

Author: Scott Valentine
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0134084314
Release Date: 2014-12-08
Genre: Computers

Expressing your unique voice and vision is a passion for most artists, and you don't need tools getting in the way. Scott Valentine helps you gain expert control over two of Photoshop's essential editing tools: adjustment layers and blend modes. They can be easy to use, but they aren't always easy to understand. Scott translates the technical elements into every day language and demonstrates techniques using real-world examples. Whether you're a professional or hobbyist, there's something here for you. The video starts with a demonstration of the fundamentals of the tools so that you have a deep understanding of how they work. You'll also learn multiple ways to approach important photo-editing techniques, including black and white conversion, color correction, detail enhancement, and dodging and burning. The Hidden Power of Adobe Photoshop Adjustments and Blends: Learn by Video will help you gain effortless control so you can stop thinking about your tools and get back to thinking about your art. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows you to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique "Watch and Work" mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow you to work alongside in Photoshop as you view the video. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so you can practice what you've learned. At the end of every lesson, you can test your knowledge by taking interactive quizzes. Duration: 2 HR User Level: Intermediate/Advanced Closed-Captioning in English System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6, Microsoft Windows XP, or higher 1 GHz processor or higher 2 GB RAM or higher 1 GB free HD space (does not include lesson files)

Photoshop 7 Wow

Author: Jack Davis
Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH
ISBN: 3827322391
Release Date: 2005
Genre:


Scott Kelbys Photoshop CS5 f r digitale Fotografie

Author: Scott Kelby
Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH
ISBN: 3827329701
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Adobe Photoshop

Dieses Photoshop-Buch zeigt Ihnen genau, was Sie tun müssen und wie Sie das am besten tun. Komplexe Vorgänge werden einfach Schritt für Schritt mit Abbildungen der Menüs und mit Fotos der Zwischenschritte bis hin zum Ergebnis beschrieben. So lernen Sie übersichtlich die Techniken, die führende Fotografen und Grafiker verwenden, um zu korrigieren, editieren, schärfen, retuschieren und zu präsentieren. Und Sie erfahren nicht nur wie, sondern auch wann und warum Sie bestimmte Settings einsetzen. Wenn Sie auf CS5 umgerüstet haben, werden Sie mit den Neuerungen intensiv vertraut gemacht, aber auch die gängigen Workflows von Photoshop werden eingehend besprochen und auf die neue Programmversion angepasst.

The Adobe Photoshop Layers Book

Author: Richard A. Lynch
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780240520766
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Computers

Accompanied by a library of images on CD-ROM, an introduction to the world of image layers, Photoshop's powerful editing tool, covering such topics as layer functions and creation, layer effects, blending modes, layered collages and composite images, and more. Original. (Intermediate)

The Adobe Photoshop Layers Book

Author: Richard Lynch
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780240522524
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Art

Accompanied by a library of images on CD-ROM, an introduction to the world of image layers, Photoshop's powerful editing tool, covering such topics as layer functions and creation, layer effects, blending modes, layered collages and composite images, and more. Original. (Intermediate)

The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Layers Book

Author: Richard Lynch
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781136098949
Release Date: 2009-03-12
Genre: Photography

MasterPhotoshop CS4 with this visual, hands-on guide to using layers, under the expert guidance of digital imaging specialist Richard Lynch. Layers, Photoshop's most powerful feature, is the core of a nondestructive image-editing workflow. Step-by-step instructions and practical examples illustrate how to. * Polish: correct and enhance color, fix composition problems, and repair damage or flaws * Manipulate: isolate image areas for changes, adjustments and experimental concepts * Understand: use all forms of layer blending, including transparency, clipping masks, opacity/fill, layer masks, layer modes, channel targeting, Blend If, and Effects/Styles The accompanying DVD comes complete with a generous library of practical actions based on techniques from the book that add functional power to Photoshop, along with practice images for all the exercises in the book. This focused, highly accurate, comprehensive, and practical guide offers invaluable advice for all users of Adobe Photoshop CS4.