The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers by Derrick Story

The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers by Derrick Story

O’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:

• Import your images and apply metadata with Photo Downloader
• Rate your images and add keywords with Adobe Bridge
• Make basic (and reversible) edits with Adobe Camera Raw, such as cropping, color balance, and tonal adjustments
• Use advanced ACR tools for black & white conversion, spot removal, batch processing, and more
• Refine your images with Photoshop using adjustment layers, masking, and smart objects
• Apply advanced Photoshop techniques for retouching portaits, swapping colors, correcting lens distortion, and much more

[Site: O’Reilly]

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

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