Complete Photoshop CS3 for Digital Photographers is a completely updated edition of this insightful and practical guide to using Photoshop as your photographic editing tool. All of the new featurees of CS3 related to photography are thoroughly covered and wide variety of new photos and tutorials are used to teach you how to organize, enhance, correct, and retouch images; how to do creative things with those images; and how to output them. As with the previous editions, the book is designed and written especially for digital photographers: it teaches them how to use the tools and features of Photoshop, while explaining why and how Photoshop functions the way it does. Using Photoshop CS3 is essentially like having your own desktop digital darkroom, and with the help of tutorials in this book, you'll learn how to master this powerful tool. By working through the various projects, you'll explore the new and enhanced areas of Photoshop, including more in depth coverage of each of these features and how they are improved from the previous version. And to help you master these tools, the book teaches professional techniques for overcoming the many challenges you'll face. After working through the book, you'll be able to bring out the best from any photo, while establishing an efficient workflow. If you truly want to understand and master Photoshop CS3 for digital photography, this is the resource you need.
Colin Smith has written numerous books on Photoshop, including previous editions of this book, Photoshop CS for Digital Photographers, How to Do Everything with Photoshop CS2, New Masters of Photoshop, and Photoshop Most Wanted. He is the author of a training series from PhotoshopCD.com. His writing credits also include a regular column in Photoshop User magazine and weekly columns for Planet Photoshop and official NAPP members site. Colin is the founder of Photoshopcafe.com, and his work has been recognized by Computer Arts, MacWorld, Digital Photographer, Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, and many other magazines. Colin is in high demand as a speaker at conferences around the country.
Tim began his career as a commercial and assignment photographer working with clients such as The North Face, Vasque boots, 3M and The International Heart Institute. His editorial and commercial photographs have appeared in Travel & Leisure, New York Times Magazine, Outdoor Photographer, Fly Rod & Reel, Northern Lights and Private Clubs as covers, advertising, art and editorial illustration. Tim is also involved with the Rocky Mountain School of Photography where he teaches workshops, classes, seminars, and formerly served as of Director of Education, Director of the Black and White Program, and Director of Digital Imaging.