THE ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHER'S WORKBOOK is packed full of real-world yet incredibly practical and effective solutions to move digital photographers to a new level of performance. Contributors include twelve world-class professional digital photographers who share their tips and tricks. The authors provide details to move you beyond the basics of capture, processing and output to more sophisticated workflow functions and techniques that will help you create world-class images. They cover rigorous yet easy-to-understand approaches to: capture a great image in black-and-white and color, correct color, calibrate and set up systems properly, creatively manipulate and enhance the image, and produce an excellent print or output of the image.
Contributors: Steve Anchell, Stephen Burns, Yvonne Butler, Eric Cheng, Joe Farace, Lou Jones, Rick Sammon, George Schaub, Jeremy Sutton, Tony Sweet, Taz Tally, Eddie Tapp
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION; PART ONE: Advanced Digital Requisites; CHAPTER ONE: Calibration and Color Correection; CHAPTER TWO: Getting Set up for Your Film Capture; CHAPTER THREE: File Formats: RAW or JPEG; CHAPTER FOUR: Workflow Alternatives; PART TWO: Digital Capture; CHAPTER FIVE: Digital Light and Lighting; CHAPTER SIX: Digital Portraiture Photography; CHAPTER SEVEN: Digital Macro Photography; CHAPTER EIGHT: Digital Travel Photography; CHAPTER NINE: Digital Infrared Photography; PART THREE: Advanced Digital Darkroom; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Sharpening; CHAPTER TWELVE: Photoshop: Using Advanced and Power Tools; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Black and White: Converting Color to B&W; PART FOUR: Digital Art Studio; Chapter FOURTEEN: Digital Fine Art and How to Creat It; CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Painter Creativity; PART FIVE: Advanced Digital Output; CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Inkjet Printing and Color Synchronization; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Black and White Part II: The Digital Black and White Print; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Digital Fine Art Part II: Selecting Printers and Papers
"...like the best software manual that you might expect with expensive computer programs, but actually rarely receive in these days of PDF manuals...(it is )beautifully illustrated...providing the reader with exceptional plates to inspire from example with what can be achieved." - Stills Audio Motion
"This is for the advanced digital photographer. Topics include choosing JPG or RAW capture formats and choosing the correct lighting, color correcting and outputting.? - Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, Nov. 26, 06