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New computer, new Photoshop, new wide gamut monitor: setting Colour Management preferences

The importance of Colour Management settings in Photoshop Figuring out how to manage colour is not always easy. I have recently changed to a new computer that came with a wide gamut RGB LED screen that supposedly has fantastic colours. I also upgraded to the latest version of Photoshop. (On a side note: If you […]

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Size matters. How to increase the size (Or: a short overview of a digital photography workflow)

Now that’s a heading that verges on the silly, isn’t it? I had a question today on “how do you uprez your files”. Here’s a little info. A little more than asked for perhaps. Size is important when it comes to photography. The images have to be of sufficient size to be published. A frequent […]

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Book Review: The Art of Photoshop CS2 Edition

Book Review: The Art of Photoshop CS2 Edition

The Art of Photoshop CS2 Edition Daniel Giordan Sams [Have not yet read it but it has been highly recommended. It is on my “Wanted” list.] It has been highly recommended: “one for pure pleasure and beauty”. It certainly looks very interesting judging from the description. This is what Amazon says about it: “Look over […]

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Book Review: Adobe Photoshop Restoration and Retouching

Adobe Photoshop Restoration and Retouching Katrin Eismann New Rider [Have not yet read it but it is on my “Wanted” list.] This is what Amazon says about it: “Fully updates edition of the No. 1 selling book on using Photoshop for restoring and retouching any photograph…”

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Book Review: Photoshop Masking Compositing

Book Review: Photoshop Masking Compositing

Photoshop Masking Compositing Katrin Eismann New Riders [Have not yet read it but it has been highly recommended. It is on my “Wanted” list.] This is what Amazon says about it: “Takes readers through numerous step-by-step examples, highlighting the tools and techniques used for masking and combining images. Featuring work by leading artists and photographers, […]

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Book Review: Photoshop CS2 All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies

Book Review: Photoshop CS2 All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies

Photoshop CS2 All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies Barbara Obermeier Hungry Minds Inc This is a heavy tome. Just over 800 pages (for the previous “CS” edition). It goes through most of the functions and features you need to know about Photoshop basics and Photoshop medium-advanced. It is a bit short on “theory” and background but […]

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Book Review: Adobe Photoshop CS2 Classroom in a Book

Book Review: Adobe Photoshop CS2 Classroom in a Book

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Classroom in a Book Anita Dennis Adobe Creative Team I have read the CS (without “2”) version and would think this new edition is pretty much the same but including the new CS2 features. Rather boring “class room”-like, but full of information. I would certainly recommend it for its thoroughness and since […]

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Book Review: Professional Photoshop: The Classic Guide to Color Correction – 4th Edition

Professional Photoshop: The Classic Guide to Color Correction – 4th Edition Dan Margulis Hungry Minds Inc. (New edition to be published on 31 Dec 2006) [Have not yet read it but it has been highly recommended. It is on my “Wanted” list.] This is what Amazon says about it: “The commonsense, by-the-numbers approach of Professional […]

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Book Review: Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Photographers

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Photographers Martin Evening Elsevier A very good book on Photoshop for the photographer. It focuses on what you need to know as a photographer and goes quite a bit into theory and principles. Very good to give you an understanding of how to work with digital photography. I am a bit […]

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Book – Photoshop CS2 Workflow: The Digital Photographer’s Guide

Photoshop CS2 Workflow: The Digital Photographer’s Guide Tim Grey Sybex Inc. [Have not yet read it but it has been highly recommended] I have not found anything really good and concise written (in books or on the web) on digital workflow. Many have written useful bits and pieces (like Martin Evening with a book on […]

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Book Review – The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Scott Kelby New Riders This is also (in addition to Martin Evening’s book below) a very good book for a photographer wanting to learn about Photoshop. It is very different from ME’s book though, both in style (it is very conversational, even “chatty” – you like it or […]

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