- Features: Written by Bruce Fraser on January 3, 2007
Excerpted from "Real World Adobe Photoshop CS2." Published by Peachpit Press.
Do you ever work with images that are flat, washed out, too dark, or have a bad color cast? You don't have to accept those failings. Instead, try a few basic steps to bring them back to life.
- Features: Written by Bruce Fraser on December 15, 2004
This story is taken from Real World Adobe Photoshop CS.
Very few of us shoot the perfect photograph right off the bat. Even traditional photographers employ a variety of techniques in the darkroom to improve their images. That's why Photoshop includes tools for dodging and burning as well as applying level and curve adjustments. These features are the digital equivalents of the photographers darkroom equipment.
- Features: Written by Bruce Fraser on May 18, 2004
For my money, one of the most-underrated features in Adobe Photoshop CS is the Camera Raw plug-in, which reads raw images from just about every camera on the market that supports that format. (Version 2.2, which adds support for several new models thus bringing the total to more than 60 cameras, was released in late April.)
- Features: Written by Bruce Fraser on January 6, 2004Body:
Whether or not you buy into the Adobe Creative Suite concept, and
- Features: Written by Bruce Fraser on November 4, 2003Editor's Note: For an updated look at sharpening, see "Creating Sharp Images: The Big Picture." It includes how-to advice for Photoshop CS2, CS3, and CS4, and for Photoshop Lightroom and Camera Raw.
- Features: Written by Bruce Fraser on July 1, 2003Body:
Some swear by color management.
- Features: Written by Bruce Fraser on May 14, 2003
This story is taken from "Real World Color Management" (Peachpit Press).