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Lighting Portraits Resources
Photographic Lighting Simplified by For aspiring photographers ready to transform their work from average to expert, here is the "bible" to lighting any subject and space effectively. In specific but nontechnical terms, "Photographic Lighting Simplified" explains how to take light sources--from outdoor bright sunlight to indoor household lighting--and recreate their effects in the studio. A series of enjoyable, hands-on assignments show readers tips for selecting the right camera format, film, and lenses; the basics of metering and testing; overviews of essential equipment for studio lighting; and much more. Plus, dozens of step-by-step illustrations demonstrate an array of techniques for lighting reflective metal and glass objects; lighting different face types and groups; and special lighting considerations for digital cameras.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2003-01-01
Photoshop and Digital Editing Resources
Using Photoshop: Photography Skills and Techniques
Photoshop allows users to edit digital images. This film explores fundamental techniques of the program including: saturation, brightness and contrast, dodging and burning, healing tools, layering, photomerge, and filter gallery.
Adobe Photoshop CC for Dummies by The fast and easy way to grasp Photoshop CC essentials Photoshop is the gold standard when it comes to photo and image editing tools. But unless you've ever taken a class or gotten help from a Photoshop guru, you may find yourself a bit confused on where to start and how to get things done. Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the book for those of us who don't know a layer from a level and just want to learn how to make photos look better. This update to Photoshop CC For Dummies, the first since the product launched, packs an even more powerful punch to help you manage and enhance your images. In Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition you'll find clear explanations of the menus, panels, tools, options, and shortcuts you'll use the most. Plus, you'll discover invaluable tips for fixing common photo flaws, improving color quality, adjusting brightness, removing unwanted background elements, and more. Whether you want to improve how your family photos look or need to add a new skillset to your resume, this friendly guide gives you all the steps to navigating the software and getting top-notch results. Get a handle on the most common tools Improve focus and color in photos Add text and illustrations to create stunning graphics Find insider tips and tricks the pros use The sky's the limit for stunning photos and innovative images when you have Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition in your design toolbox!
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2017-12-01
How to Do Everything with Your Digital Camera by Do more with your digital camera than you ever thought possible with help from this easy-to-use guide. You'll understand digital photography basics, learn to share results through e-mail or the Internet, store images electronically, apply advanced photography techniques, perform image editing, and much more. This book dissects digital photography in bite-sized, understandable sections that will help anyone--from beginner to professional--have a better digital camera experience.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2002-01-01