Photoshop Color Strategies

Photoshop Color Strategies

Photoshop Color Strategies will help you take your color skills to the next level. True mastery of color requires not only knowing how to use the various color tools available to you, but also knowing how to choose between them, when to apply them, and why to apply them to achieve specific color effects. You’ll learn to isolate the three essential components of color (luminosity, hue, and saturation) and control them with unprecedented precision. You’ll learn about important optical effects that affect the way you and your viewers see color and learn to put them to work for you. You’ll learn new ways of thinking topamax online about color that will help you see and produce a wide variety of color effects. You’ll discover strategies for identifying and creating successful color palettes. You can combine all of this new knowledge to craft your own unique artistic signature style. Put the unprecedented power and precision of digital color to work for you and your images now.

Introduction:

  • color r/evolution
  • color is black and white
  • memory
  • optical effects
  • color types
  • successful palettes
  • association
  • side-by-side
  • infinite variations
  • color tool survey
  • editing strategy
  • blend modes
  • selectivity
  • light filled
  • increase and decrease luminosity
  • reduce hue contrast
  • increase hue contrast
  • reduce saturation
  • increase saturation
  • neutrals
  • atmospheric perspective
  • night
  • inversion
  • transpose color natural match color
  • transpose color synthetic gradient map

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Drawing with Light

Drawing with Light: 21st Century Dodging & Burning

Today you can enhance select areas of any image with extraordinary power and precision. Simple brushing techniques applied precisely can take your image to a whole new level, giving you vastly expanded possibilities for creative expression.

These essential go-to techniques will help you master selections and masks; simple masks, gradient masks, luminance masks, contour masks and more. Plus, learn to control the position and quality of every buytramadolbest.com transition and edge.

In addition, you’ll discover r/evolutionary new ways of capturing and enhancing light.

Drawing With Light; 21st Century Dodging and Burning will teach you these invaluable techniques.

  • Drawing Light
  • Simple selections and masks
  • Edge
  • Gradient masks
  • Luminance masks
  • Contour masks
  • Compositing Light

With added bonus material that will help you make masks even more efficiently and precisely.

  • Drawing Techniques

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Color Management in Six Simple Steps

If you are beginning, intermediate or advanced, there will be surely an “aha!” by the end of this DVD as the entire color management process unfolds and as your understanding builds. In this innovative presentation of color management, expand your understanding of color at the point of capture, as it is transformed in Photoshop and then printed. As photographers and artists, our cameras, monitors, Photoshop, printers, papers, and environment, all are parts of a complex process. That process has been distilled and streamlined into simple steps that will help you control healthcpc.virusinc.org/modafinil/ color and get the very best results possible. Learn a practical six step workflow; a cumulative progression so that your color is consistent and precise. Learn to see your images from a new color perspective and learn the practical strategies necessary to control the desired result. The content and visual aides culminate in a jam packed conclusion that will take your learning to another level.

Topics Include:

  • Converting to Editing Space
  • Calibrating & Characterizing Your Monitor
  • Photoshop Color Settings
  • Softproofing
  • Navigating Your Printer Driver
  • Controlling Your Environment

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Atmospheric FX

Atmospheric FX

Weather can dramatically alter the mood of any image. Photographers learn to make the most of the weather. Now you can also make the weather with Adobe Photoshop. You no longer have to wait for the perfect phentermine online moment, you can create it. Learning to do this will greatly expand your creative possibilities. Learn how on this DVD – Atmospheric FX.

Topics covered include

  • Atmospheric Perspective
  • Fog
  • Smoke
  • Rays of Light
  • Snow / Rain
  • Stars
  • Rainbows
  • Lightning

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Lighting On A Laptop II: How to Light Like a Sunbeam

Lighting On A Laptop II: How to Light Like a Sunbeam

This three DVD series provides inspirational and user-friendly lessons to use Photoshop CS3 to emulate, bend and refract natural light. Step-by-step lessons guide you through the process of believably replicating the most fleeting and beautiful healthcpc.virusinc.org/soma/ light of all – a late afternoon beam of sunlight streaming through a window. Starting with initial image capture and lighting considerations, this series of progressive Photoshop lighting techniques gives you the essential skills to emulate brilliant, realistic lighting.
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Retouching On A Laptop: How to Retouch a Portrait in 15 minutes (Retouching Essentials)

Believing is Seeing: The Anatomy of A Digital Still Photograph


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Building upon skills learned from Vincent Versace’s Welcome to Oz: Following the RBG Road, Believing is Seeing refines your artistic prowess by providing the perfect balance of practical instruction and creative inspiration. Believing is Seeing is designed to further develop your proficiency, help you express your creativity, and let any idea imaginable flow fluidly through Photoshop.

Each lesson provides you with the skills and knowledge to turn your ideas into reality, teaching you to make informed decisions at every step in the process – from the time you shoot an image all the way through digital processing and output. Each plavix online image is dissected and rebuilt, step-by-step, so you understand how and why each decision is being made. Full-resolution 16-bit source files and original 100ppi Photoshop files are included with every lesson. immersing you in both the workflow and the creative process.


Retouching On A Laptop:
How to Retouch a Portrait in 15 minutes (Retouching Essentials)

This three DVD set teaches you the skills and techniques essential for using Photoshop CS3 to master the art of digital portrait retouching. Accentuate and perfect each shot by learning how to brighten and enhance features, how to create flawless but believable skin texture, and how to improve overall tone, color and detail to make Hollywood-quality portraits.
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Capture NX 2.0

Unleashing the RAW Power of Capture NX2


Capture NX2 unlocks my creativity in ways I never imagined. Using this software, the impossible becomes just an opinion. Capture NX2 is a RAW processor that allows you to be in the 21st century.
– Vincent Versace

With this DVD set you will quickly learn the new features of NX2! You will also learn the “why and how to” of the features form a professional photographer’s perspective. Then, go beyond the features and learn to use NX2 as a powerful creative tool to aesthetically enhance your images. This DVD set delivers this unique combination of content and implementation, allowing you to unleashing the RAW power of NX2 as well as your creativity. You will want to listen and watch the DVDs many times to absorb and integrate it all!

Disc 1: Pixel Bootcamp 2.0
This is the best way to learn Capture NX2! Vincent shows you how the program works, including the user interface and new 2.0 features. Embedded in the content is not only the nuts and bolts of NX2, but also a workflow approach from a photographer’s perspective. Learn not only the features, but when and why to use them. Learn the 100% non-destructive workflow with RAW data, working on both global and local granular adjustments to your images. Be prepared to say “Wow” as you learn to control color and light by creating complex masks on the fly without brushes, selections or curves, letting the software do the heavy lifting. Learn how to enhance images in file sizes that are not hundreds of megabytes, but tens of megabytes, saving you disk space and processing time. The enhanced feature set of NX2 is extraordinarily powerful and you will learn how to take advantage of its potential.

Chapters:

  • Toolbar
  • User Interface
  • Metadata
  • Black & White Points
  • Color Control Point
  • Auto Retouch Brush
  • Selection Control Point
  • Selection Tools
  • Edit List
  • Printing
  • Edit Adjust
  • Batch

Disc 2: From Here to There in less than an Eternity: Advanced Image Editing Workflows
One of the biggest challenges with photographic software is knowing when to use specific features on an image. In this DVD, learn how to creatively use the NX2 features in your work. Vincent pulls all the features together for you as he applies the NX2 tools to real images. Watch these images transform in front of your eyes! It’s not only fun to watch, but it will open your mind to possibilities that you can then apply to your own images. For those interested in infrared (IR), Vincent has expanded upon the IR segment in the first Capture NX DVD set, and in this DVD covers three different types of IR and the benefits of each. Learn more about IR, including how to shoot for maximum detail and how to make the choices in NX2 to maximize the captured detail. In addition, you will see images of clouds and flowers, and will learn to combine several features to create more powerful images than you would have thought possible within a RAW file. Also, you will learn how to retouch a photograph to get a classic black and white look. Get the full understanding of the why of the technique and how it fits in to the workflow so that you can apply them to your own images.

Chapters:

  • Standard IR
  • Enhanced IR
  • Deep Black IR
  • Clouds
  • Flowers
  • Portraits

This DVD Set is for you…

  • If you want to learn NX2 and quickly get up to speed on its features.
  • If you have NX2 as well as other imaging programs, you will learn those very special features that you will most definitely want to do within NX2, learning how to use them and understanding why you want to do them within NX2.

If you have Vincent’s first Capture NX DVD set, you will appreciate the new 2.0 feature presentation but also the advanced image editing workflow that is sure to open your mind to new possibilities!

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The Lazarus Effect

The Lazarus Effect : Raising the Dead Pixel , Pixels in the Mist and In Blur to Focus
Lazarus Effect 3 disk graphicThis four DVD tutorial is for anyone who has ever taken an image in which the focus was a wee bit “off”. Maybe you tried to photograph a waterfall and, regardless of your exposure and how carefully you set up your tripod and camera, the focus was a little too soft, or perhaps you have images that you know were in focus when you shot it them, but because of the type of sensor or the way the RAW file was processed, the sharpness you knew the lens could deliver is missing in the images on the screen.

Vincent Versace's Images

This DVD not only teaches you how to bring detail back from both landscape (Pixels in the Mist) and portrait images (From Blur to In Focus), it also kamagra online presents a new way of thinking about your images as well as a new approach to seeing and creating. If that’s what you would like to learn in about an hour, then this is the tutorial DVD for which you have been looking.

Vincent Versace's ImagesIncluded also are three free plug-ins from NiK software (Contrast only, Skylight, and Tonal Contrast ) as well as a set of actions for both CS3 and CS4 . In addition, if you have CS4, you will also get a Configurator Panel. This tutorial DVD will show you a “how to” approach to the Lazarus Effect using both third party software, as well as a Photoshop only approach using the free plug-ins.

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Black and White Conversion

From Kansas to OZ 2.0 : The Back and White Conversion Technique
From Kansas to OZ 2.0 : The Back and White Conversion Technique 3 disk graphicOz to Kansas 2.0: The Black and White on Black and White ConversionsBlack and white conversion techniques are like politicians making election promises. Every one of them claims to be the penultimate solution to your needs. Regardless of their claims, usually, you find yourself still needing a solution that creates images that look like photographs and not like something the viewer sees as “something you did in Photoshop”.

The reality is that there is not just one way to convert an image from many colors to hues of gray. Every black and white conversion approach has some images on which it will work, and many others on which it will not.

From Kansas to OZ 2.0 : The Back and White Conversion Technique Images“Oz to Kansas 2.0: The Black and White on Black and White Conversions” is the evolution of thought that began with “Welcome to Oz : From Oz to Kansas. How to convert an Image to Black and White Without Ever Leaving the RGB Color Space.” This Oz to Kansas 2.0 tutorial takes a practical applications approach to when, why and how to convert an image. In it, you will learn which methods give you the best results and when to choose a simple or a complex solution.

From Kansas to OZ 2.0 : The Back and White Conversion Technique ImagesSome of the topics covered in this tutorial DVD are:

  • When and why you should and should not use global de-saturation.
  • When and why you should and should not use LAB conversions.
  • Split Channel conversations – what they are good for and a way to get the same artsandhealth.ie/ventolin/ effect with a file two thirds the size.
  • When to use the Black and White adjustment layer to bring out and separate the tones in a color image.
  • The only soup to nuts overview of the Silver Efex Plug-in. How to use it and when.
  • Multiple Channel mixer black and white conversations that replicate the physics of film.
  • What is “Faux-infrared” and a look at how to convert files to black and white from digital cameras that have been modified to shoot Infrared.
  • When and how to most efficiently use the Gradient tool for black and white conversion.
  • Mid-tone Contouring.
  • Combining multiple conversion techniques to get the optimum black and white image.

These are some of the areas covered in the CD, but most importantly, every technique has already been made into an action for both CS3 and CS4 …. AND if you are using CS4, the actions have been made into a Configurator panel that will help to speed up your image production workflow. In addition to the actions and Configuartor, you also get a full resolution file to work on as well as a 100ppi version of the actual file that was created during the filming of the DVD. Add to this a computer resolution Quicktime of both DVD 1 and DVD2 to download to yoru computer’s hard drive to watch as you work in Photoshop and you have a lot of information packed into one CD.


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Return to Oz

From Kansas to OZ 2.0 : The Back and White Conversion Technique
From Kansas to OZ 2.0 : The Back and White Conversion Technique 3 disk graphicOz to Kansas 2.0: The Black and White on Black and White ConversionsBlack and white conversion techniques are like politicians making election promises. Every one of them claims to be the penultimate solution to your needs. Regardless of their claims, usually, you find yourself still needing a solution that creates images that look like photographs and not like something the viewer sees as “something you did in Photoshop”.

The reality is that there is not just one way to convert an image from many colors to hues of gray. Every black and white conversion approach has some images on which it will work, and many others on which it will not.

“Oz to Kansas 2.0: The Black and White on Black and White Conversions” is the evolution of thought that began with “Welcome to Oz : From Oz to Kansas. How to convert an Image to Black and White Without Ever Leaving the RGB Color Space.” This Oz to Kansas 2.0 tutorial takes a practical applications approach to when, why and how to convert an image. In it, you will learn which methods give you the best results and when to choose a simple or a complex solution.

From Kansas to OZ 2.0 : The Back and White Conversion Technique ImagesSome of the topics covered in this tutorial DVD are:

  • When and why you should and should not use global de-saturation.
  • When and why you should and should not use LAB conversions.
  • Split Channel conversations – what they are good for and a way to get the same womans-health effect with a file two thirds the size.
  • When to use the Black and White adjustment layer to bring out and separate the tones in a color image.
  • The only soup to nuts overview of the Silver Efex Plug-in. How to use it and when.
  • Multiple Channel mixer black and white conversations that replicate the physics of film.
  • What is “Faux-infrared” and a look at how to convert files to black and white from digital cameras that have been modified to shoot Infrared.
  • When and how to most efficiently use the Gradient tool for black and white conversion.
  • Mid-tone Contouring.
  • Combining multiple conversion techniques to get the optimum black and white image.

These are some of the areas covered in the CD, but most importantly, every technique has already been made into an action for both CS3 and CS4 ….

AND if you are using CS4, the actions have been made into a Configurator panel that will help to speed up your image production workflow. In addition to the actions and Configuartor, you also get a full resolution file to work on as well as a 100ppi version of the actual file that was created during the filming of the DVD. Add to this a computer resolution Quicktime of both DVD 1 and DVD2 to download to yoru computer’s hard drive to watch as you work in Photoshop and you have a lot of information packed into one CD.

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