From the Back Cover
Get beautiful results with a better workflow
If you're like most artists, the idea of structuring your work may seem at odds with true creativity, but you'll be surprised to learn that just the opposite can be true. In this latest edition of his bestselling guide, digital imaging expert Tim Grey shows you how proper workflow can free you from the repetitive parts of a project, letting you focus on your vision and produce stunning results.
You'll discover new ways to create smooth workflows with Photoshop CS4 and gain insights into Lightroom and Bridge, plus you'll uncover expert tips and techniques that reduce the time you spend at the computer and speed you back to shooting.
- Explore new updates to Photoshop CS4, Lightroom®, and Bridge
Download, sort, and organize digital images on your computer
Process RAW captures to retain maximum detail
Crop, rotate, repair, and adjust tone and color in your images
Harness new Clone, Curves, and Blend Mode features
Get creative with colorization, filters, and more
Automate tasks and optimize your output
Convert RAW captures to maximize quality in your images and flexibility in your workflow
Apply targeted adjustments to your images to optimize or add a creative element
Produce excellent black-and-white images, including simulated infrared effects
About the Author
Tim Grey is regarded as one of the top educators in digital photography and imaging, offering clear guidance on complex subjects through his writing and speaking. He is the author of many books on Photoshop and digital photography, presents workshops around the world on topics related to digital imaging, and regularly contributes to Outdoor Photographer, PC Photo, Digital Photo Pro, and other print and online publications. He also publishes the Digital Darkroom Quarterly print newsletter and the daily "Digital Darkroom Questions" e-mail list.