Photoshop CS4 for Photographers is an essential course for any digital photographer who wants to master the software's vast array of image enhancement techniques. Professional photographer and instructor Chris Orwig uses his own compelling images to demonstrate how the power of Photoshop can make photographers more passionate about their work. He covers many aspects of the application, such as working with RAW images, using curves and levels, making images snap, and enhancing bland photographs by converting them to black and white. Exercise files accompany this course.
Sharpening a photograph to make it more vivid
Reviewing the essentials of retouching
Understanding the fundamentals of color management
Creating a layer mask to brighten eyes
Applying advanced noise reduction using channels
Using Bridge CS4 to organize and tag the best images
Processing photographs for print and web publishing