Oâ€™Reilly has released The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers by Derrick Story, a portable new guide that spotlights only the critical Photoshop CS4 tools you’ll need most often in one compact reference. In this take-anywhere book, Derrick teaches you how to quickly and efficiently organize and edit your photos without compromising the originals.
Derrick Story is a professional photographer and bestselling author of many digital imaging books including Digital Photography Hacks and Digital Photography Pocket Guide. He is also managing editor for O’Reilly Network, and a speaker for IDG, PMA, and Santa Fe Workshops.
The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers is a perfect fit for your laptop bag, designed to help you process photos in the field. With this book, you will:
â€¢ Import your images and apply metadata with Photo Downloader
â€¢ Rate your images and add keywords with Adobe Bridge
â€¢ Make basic (and reversible) edits with Adobe Camera Raw, such as cropping, color balance, and tonal adjustments
â€¢ Use advanced ACR tools for black & white conversion, spot removal, batch processing, and more
â€¢ Refine your images with Photoshop using adjustment layers, masking, and smart objects
â€¢ Apply advanced Photoshop techniques for retouching portaits, swapping colors, correcting lens distortion, and much more