Lee Varis’ “Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with CS 3” Volume 2

Lee Varis’ “Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with CS3”
Volume2
$69.95

Lee Varis is an award winning photographer and digital imaging artist who has been working in Hollywood for over 30 years with 20 years of experience in digital imaging. Lee is currently the director of digital services at the Icon, a large commercial photo lab in Los Angeles servicing the advertising and entertainment industries. He is on the board of directors of DIMA (the Digital Image Marketing Association) and is also the president of the LADIG (Los Angeles Digital Imaging Group) a non profit educational group devoted to advancing the art of digital imaging and supporting the local digital arts community. Lee’s work has been zyban online featured on movie posters, print ads, CD covers, numerous brochures and catalogs. His creative imaging has been featured in National Geographic, Newsweek and Fortune magazines as well as trade journals like PDN, New Media, Micro Publishing News, PC Photo, Studio Photography, Rangefinder, Digital Photo Pro and Photo Electronic Imaging.. Lee continues to work in photography as well as expanding into consulting, teaching and writing. He did two series of imaging seminars for Apple Computers that took him around the country to most of the major metropolitan areas and is currently active in seminar programs with PMA, DIMA, Maine Photographic Workshops and the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.Additional information at: http://varis.com/

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Bundle Both DVD’s – Volumes 1 and 2 together

Lee Varis’ “Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with CS3”

Beyond Skin takes you on a journey to the next level with Photoshop CS3. You will learn techniques for tone & contrast, color correction, retouching and B+W pertaining to digital photography of people. The author reveals a new approach to image enhancement that builds on material amoxil online from his best selling book “Skin : The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies” and contains new material that has not been revealed until now using the latest version of Photoshop.

  • CS3 User Interface
  • Curves
  • Hue-saturation
  • B+W Conversions
  • Retouching
  • Sharpening
  • Background Bokeh
  • Portrait Glow
  • Luminosity Blending

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Master Class

R. Mac Holbert Bio

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R. Mac Holbert’s “Nash Editions Master Class”

The Dirty Dozen: Eliminating Common Imaging Mistakes

When it come to fine art printing R. Mac Holbert along with Graham Nash started it all. If it was not for them fine art inkjet printing would not be what is today. Simply put Nash Editions is THE name in fine art printing and R. Mac Holbert is the talent behind that name. This DVD is the first of R. Holbert’s Nash Editions Master Class. This is a truly unique opportunity to have access to the knowledge of one of the pioneering innovators of digital imaging.

Have you ever printed an image only to find you’ve overlooked a minor but critical mistake? Or have you made a small print, only to find a larger print shows issues that need to be fixed in Photoshop? Whether you print anti-anxiety your own images or send them to a service, this Nash Editions Master Class DVD is an invaluable lesson on eliminating twelve common imaging mistakes. Distilled from 18 years of printmaking experience these elementary mistakes are made routinely, not only by the neophyte, but by the seasoned professional as well. Learning to avoid them will save you time, printing costs and ultimately will enable you to more precisely realize your vision on paper.

Learn how to correct contaminated neutrals with only one layer, doing the work of 4 -5 color correction layers. Learn how mid-tone contrast can add dimension to your images. Get these and other techniques on your workflow checklist, integrate them into your workflow and take your images from the ordinary to the extra-ordinary.

Topics include:

  • Destructive Workflow
  • Oversharpening
  • Midtone Contrast
  • Image Alignment
  • Imprecise Cropping
  • Bad Masking
  • Contaminated Neutrals
  • Unreasonable File Size
  • Untagged Files
  • Cross Purpose Layers
  • Incorrect Layer Stack
  • File Extension Issues

Plus a bonus chapter on configuring Wacom Cintiq and 3 button mouse presets!

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XDR Extending Dynamic Range – HDR

Always the detail you want in the shadows and highlights. Extend the dynamic range in all of your images. Unlike yesterday, with today’s technology, you only need to make sacrifices if you want to. Many people think that HDR and merging images are synonymous when in fact it is one technique amid a range of possible options. It’s not only what we do at capture but what we do after. This array of choices for extending the dynamic range spans the gamut from simple to complex. By learning a variety of techniques and understanding how they work, it will make it easier for you to choose the technique that is most appropriate.

The results can be dramatic. When using these techniques, you will be challenged to see in new ways. Difficult shooting conditions will become easier for you. Many more image-making opportunities will become available to you.

Learn simple image adjustment strategies that can extend the dynamic range of single exposures.

Learn new HDR exposure and software ventolin online techniques that can handle even the most challenging scenes.

Choose from many HDR styles – classic or contemporary.

Simulate HDR effects on low dynamic range images.

Once you understand the possibilities, you will find yourself thinking about light, making exposures and enhancing images in new ways. Master these techniques and you will find new versatility in service of your vision; use them to give us a window into the world that you see and the way that you relate to it.

Topics covered include…
What’s HDR ? Defining High Dynamic Range imaging
Exposure Ensure you capture the best data
Selective Adjustment Adjust single files locally
Double Process Process the same file twice
Double Expose Use the best of both
Exposing for HDR Merges Bracket exposures for extreme contrast
HDR Merges Create a merged 32 bit file
Alignment Ensure all the exposures line up
HDR Rendering Software What it does and how it works
HDR in Photoshop Simple
HDR in Photomatix Sophisticated
HDR Panoramas Stitch and merge or merge and stitch
Simulating HDR HDR processing for LDR images
And much more!

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Fine Art Digital Workflow

Fine Art Digital Workflow
with John Paul Caponigro and Mac Holbert.

When it come to fine art printing R. Mac Holbert along with Graham Nash started it all.If it was not for them fine art inkjet printing would not be what is today. Simply put Nash Editions is THE name in fine art printing and R. Mac Holbert is the talent behind that name.

And John Paul Caponigro? John Paul’s name is synonymous with fine art photography and the finest fine art prints possible.

Put these two talents together in one room sharing the combined wealth of there knowledge is a level of unimaginable creative amperage. The only thing better to being there is is to watch that meeting of minds recorded on a DVD.

Make sure you get the best quality from your files, every time with an optimal workflow.
A Fine Art Workflow is different than a high productivity workflow. You should be able to choose either one.

A Fine Art Workflow is precise. Process your files for optimum results.

A Fine Art Workflow is fast. Standardization can lead to higher quality.

A Fine Art Workflow is flexible. Know why and when to make exceptions.

A Fine Art Workflow is modifiable / non-destructive. When your vision evolves your files should be able to evolve with you – easily.

Learn all the ins and outs of a Fine Art Workflow in this content packed DVD.

Topics covered include…

  • The PrintWhat’s Workflow
    A logical sequence of steps in production process
  • So Different, So Much in Common
    Who we are
  • Why the Print Is Still So Important
    It’s what we make and use
  • A Sense of Destination
    Look before you leap
  • File Structures
    What a great file looks like
  • Preflight Checklist
    Check your tools
  • Frame A Destination
    Identify possibilities and make choices
  • Non-Destructive Crop
    Would you cut film with a pair of scissors ?
  • Minor Clean Up
    Out spot! Out!
  • Foundational Issues
    A great base makes future greatness possible
  • Major Retouching
    Removing distractions
  • Global Color Adjustment
    The big picture
  • Regional and Local Adjustment
    Important details
  • Creative Sharpening & Blurring
    Customizing contour and texture
  • Resampling
    Making files smaller or bigger
  • Output Sharpening
    Compensating for dot gain
  • Softproofing & Proofing
    Proof before you print
  • Output
    Print it
  • Materials Matter
    Why what you make prints with matters so much

And much more!

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Fine Art Digital Printing

Make your digital prints the very best quality possible. Achieve this by learning all the components and aspects of a printing system: substrate, ink, printer, driver/RIP, profile, ink limit, print speed, viewing light, environment, and presentation. Learn what each component contributes to print quality and how they all work together to ensure your prints are as good as they can get.

Learn how to think about printing and the print itself. Understanding how digital printing has evolved will help you navigate the field as digital printing continues to evolve. All the aspects that we identify contribute to print quality and if you monitor the developments within the field, you will be able to understand how to achieve the very best print quality, when to upgrade and what to look for in the fine digital print. Use this information to make better artsandhealth.ie/amoxicillin/ informed choices with the tools you use and how you use them to advance your vision and get the very finest prints.

Topics covered include…

•The Print What prints do like nothing else
•R/Evolution Digital printing offers many paradigm shifts
•Scale Size matters
•Longevity How to ensure your prints last
•Make A Print What you need to do step-by-step
•Total Solution Identifying all the contributing components
•Color Management & Proofing Get the best results constistently
•Navigating the Printer Driver Using printer software correctly
•Substrates The materials on which you print
•Ink What you put on a substrate
•Ink Limit How much you put on
•Separation/RIPs Understanding CMYK
•Resolution What’s ideal and how much you need
•Output Sharpening Compensating for dot gain
•Bronzing, Metamerism, Gloss Differential 3 things to watch for
Outgassing Drying time
•Protective Coatings Sprays and varnishes
•Outputting to Film Make new film for historic processes
•How to Choose a Printer Choose the right features for you
•Solving Common Challenges Simple solutions to common problems

And much more!

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The Art of Proofing

The Art of Proofing

If Color Management takes you 90% of the way to improving your prints, then Proofing will give you that extra 10%. It’s the last 10% that separates the good prints from the great prints. With the advent of the digital darkroom, some think proofing is a lost art. In this DVD, we explore how Proofing is in fact an evolving art, based on the differences between looking at images on monitors and on substrates such as paper, metal, wood, bark, etc. Learn the cumulative process in which subtle corrections are made while reviewing a print on a specific substrate, so you can create a significantly improved cholesterol-lowering final master print. Learn what to look for and what actions to take including how to create test files, how to evaluate different substrates, bracket proofing, full scale proofing, proofing for changes in scale, customizing ink limit, and adjusting for over inking. As a result, you will learn not only how to work with greater precision, but also how to save time, materials, and money. As a bonus, you will be able to download free resources such as test files and the Proof Template.

Topics include:

  • Evaluating Substrates
  • Using Test Files
  • Creating a BAT
  • Proofing at Reduced Scale
  • Proofing at Full Scale
  • Bracket Proofing
  • Customizing Ink Limit

And much more!

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R/Evolution: Black & White Mastery

Black & White Mastery

Black & White Mastery will unlock the amazing power of digital color for you and your images.

You’ll discover what’s unique about black and white images, identifying a number of unique black and white palettes that will give you a wide range of options for crafting a black and white style that’s best for you and your images.

You’ll learn how to convert color to black and white with ultimate precision and flexibility. You’ll know which methods give you the best result and when to choose a simple or a complex solution. You’ll find out how to adjust the resulting tonal relationships with unprecedented precision. You’ll understand how to adjust your images selectively to further enhance your images. You be able to add color back into your black and white images (subtly or dramatically, uniformly or selectively) to add unique expressive dimensions.

In addition to processing Raw digital files, you’ll also learn how to scan zithromax online analog originals (film and print). Finally, you’ll learn easy ways to make prints of your black and white digital files either with the latest inkjet technologies or by making digital contact negatives for printing with historic processes.

Most importantly, you’ll learn to see and think about black and white images in new ways which will open up a vast world of visual possibilities for you. Put this new perspective to work for you and your images today.

Introduction:

  • b&w is unique
  • how gray is gray
  • b&w expanding definition
  • unlimited palette
  • b&w signature style
  • b&w seeing in
  • color is b&w – trichromatic separation
  • b&w strategic overview
  • b&w scanning
  • b&w prep for conversion
  • b&w many ways
  • raw
  • b&w adjustment layer
  • dual adjustment layer
  • triple adjustment layer
  • channels as layers
  • simulated infrared
  • b&w global contrast
  • b&w local contrast
  • b&w adding color – multi-tone
  • b&w adding color – curves and overlays
  • b&w adding color – restoring original color
  • b&w adding color – handcoloring
  • b&w inkjet printing – 2 ways
  • b&w film

And much more!

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Photoshop Color Tools

Photoshop Color Tools

Learn how to use the color adjustment tools in Adobe Photoshop CS4 to achieve unprecedented control of your images.

Find out which tools are the go to tools (the ones you’ll use everyday), which are exotic (the ones for exceptional images), and which are redundant and/or too limited (the ones you can forget about).

Make every adjustment tool more precisely target specific components of color (hue, saturation, and luminosity) diflucan online using blend modes and easy to use selections / masks that allow you to target specific hues or luminosity values.

Introduction:

  • hsl
  • color management – 6 simple steps
  • monitor histograms
  • editing strategy
  • color tool survey
  • blend modes
  • raw conversion
  • shadows / highlights
  • channel blending
  • levels- b&w points
  • curves
  • high pass contrast
  • selective color
  • saturation & vibrance
  • photofilter & overlays
  • match color
  • b & w adjustment layer
  • select by color range

And much more!

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