The Digital Photographer's Software Guide [NOOK Book]

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"The Digital Photographer's Software Guide" is your comprehensive guide to the full range of photographic software and plug-ins available to assist in digital photography editing and output. Written for digital photography enthusiasts of all levels, from the novice to the serious hobbyist, and to accommodate any budget, the book provides solutions to meet every photographic need, including enhancement, manipulation, special effects, color management, slide show and scrapbook creation, archiving, image rescaling, and much more. There is even

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Overview

"The Digital Photographer's Software Guide" is your comprehensive guide to the full range of photographic software and plug-ins available to assist in digital photography editing and output. Written for digital photography enthusiasts of all levels, from the novice to the serious hobbyist, and to accommodate any budget, the book provides solutions to meet every photographic need, including enhancement, manipulation, special effects, color management, slide show and scrapbook creation, archiving, image rescaling, and much more. There is even coverage of professional-level tools, technical diagnostic software, and studio management, and an in-depth look at two popular photographic workflow products, Apple's Aperture and Adobe Lightroom. Each chapter focuses on a specific type of software, detailing every individual product available including technical specifications, suitability for various scenarios, and full contact information to help you locate the product and get support from the developer. Chapters are organized so that you can choose the software type you are interested in and quickly and easily find the information you need. This complete guide combines coverage of over 300 digital photography software products into one convenient handbook to help you become mor efficient, creative, and satisfied with your photographic output.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598637380
  • Publisher: Course Technology PTR
  • Publication date: 1/8/2008
  • Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

John Lewell gained MA (Hons) in English & Fine Art from Peterhouse, Cambridge, and went on to study film and television at Guildford School of Art. For several years he worked for audio visual systems manufacturer Electrosonic (www.electrosonic.com), moving to the United States to establish a New York office for this market-leading company. After publishing books and articles on the use of photography in AV shows he turned to lecturing and full-time writing, becoming West Coast Editor of "Computer Pictures" magazine and U.S. correspondent for several European journals. Returning to the U.K, John Lewell pioneered new directions in web content with Internet ProductWatch and became European correspondent for the U.S. publication InternetNews.com. As director of his own public relations consultancy he handled accounts for Kodak Graphics Division, Genigraphics, Real World Graphics and other companies. He now combines his expertise in photography and digital technology to inform and educate via books, articles and Internet projects.

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I: Browsing, Organizing, and Editing; Chapter 1: Downloaders or Camera-to-PC Transfer; Chapter 2: Image Viewers; Chapter 3: Exif Tools; Chapter 4: Utility Software; Chapter 5: Cataloging; Chapter 6: Digital Asset Management (DAM); Chapter 7: RAW Converters; Chapter 8: Image Processors; Chapter 9: Quick-Fix Software; Chapter 10: Image Editors; Part II: Refining, Simulation, and Enhancement; Chapter 11: Masking Tools; Chapter 12: Black and White Conversion; Chapter 13: Film Simulation and Effects; Chapter 14: Art Simulators; Chapter 15: Special Effects; Chapter 16: Sharpening Software; Chapter 17: Noise Reduction; Chapter 18: Red-Eye Removal; Chapter 19: Skin Tone Enhancement; Chapter 20: Poto Restoration; Part III: Blending, Stitching, and Optical Correction; Chapter 21: High Dynamic Range; Chapter 22: Depth-of-Field Tools; Chapter 23: Lens Distortion Correction; Chapter 24: Panorama Software: Photo Stitching and Virtual Tours; Part IV: Presenting Your Images; Chapter 25: Digital Scrapbooking; Chapter 26: Photo Album Creation; Chapter 27: Slide Show Creation; Part V: Preparation for Printing; Chapter 28: Image Rescalers; Chapter 29: Color Management; Chapter 30: Color Tools; Chapter 31: RIP Software; Chapter 32: Virtual Proofing; Part VI: Keeping It All Running Smoothly; Chapter 33: Backup Software; Chapter 34: Data Recovery; Chapter 35: Pro Studio Software; Chapter 36: Pro Tools for Web, Wireless, and Remote Access; Chapter 37: Analysis and Diagnosis Software; Part VII: Taming the Workflow; Chapter 38: Two Featured Products

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