The images in The Photoshop Darkroom will inspire you and help you unleash your creative potential. You'll learn to view your own digital photography with new eyes. Step-by-step directions show you real-world examples of how to achieve the results you want from your photography and post-processing.
*Learn how to work with RAW image files
*Understand the Photoshop darkroom workflow
*Multi-process RAW files
*Extend the dynamic range of your photographs
*Create High Dynamic Range (HDR) images by hand
*Create stunning black and white imagery with Photoshop
*Use layers and masking for compositing
*Create striking color effects using LAB color
Harold & Phyllis Davis
A Look at Techniques from The Photoshop Darkroom
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The images below are digital photographs enhanced (and in some cases composited with other images) in the Photoshop darkroom using the techniques explained in The Photoshop Darkroom.
|Utilized apparent transparency and the LAB color space for color adjustments and effects.||Utilized the LAB color space to create an inversion.||Simple photo compositing in the Photoshop darkroom adds a flower to the pupil of this eye.||Three photos are combined in Photoshop to create this exciting composite.|
|This image uses image duplication and reversal to create a composite.||Black and white HDR conversion of the Cuban capitol building.||An Escher-like effect from a single fisheye shot of a staircase in Photoshop using various techniques.||Starting from one or two photographs one can create graphics that look more like paintings|
The Photoshop Darkroom offers limitless possibilities for photographers looking for jaw-dropping results, using powerful and innovative creative post-processing techniques. If you want folks to ask "How did you do that?" then this is the book for you!
The images in The Photoshop Darkroom will inspire you and help you unleash your creative potential. You'll learn to view your own digital photography with new eyes.
Step-by-step directions will show you real-world examples of how to achieve the results you want from your photography and post-processing.
it is a bit difficult to understand at a first glance but I finally manage to learn everything from start to end...
And it was a lot of help to finish my photo job...
I've been messing with Photshop for a while with frustrating results. Harold Davis' methods and explanations have opened that world for me. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mark Trainor
Harold Davis is not only a great photographer, but a good teacher as well. Very well layed out as well.Published 13 months ago by SuZan
I found this book to include everything I wanted to know and more. It is simple to understand and gives you the process flows as well and it includes some REALLY nice ideas to... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Rob Heffer
I had seen Davis' videos on youTube, and was very impressed by him. I bought a couple of his books initially, and then several others so that I now have 9 of them. Read morePublished 16 months ago by bearsfolks
I have quite a bit of experience in Photoshop and the process in this book is indeed inspiring. At the beginning of the book the author states that his method may not be the only... Read morePublished 17 months ago by kelvin
It's difficult to find Photoshop instructions that are easy to follow. Those who are experts expect everyone to have a level of familiarity that we may not have. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Lucy Dashwood
Just the book I was looking on, an excellent book.
Good explanations and clear with good examples of great supplemental book for those interested in night shots.
The beauty of this book is in the perfect balance of technicalities presented. It is not too technical, and not intimidating, and does a stellar job of introducing the idea of... Read morePublished on July 22, 2012 by Gregory