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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended: Retouching Motion Pictures 1st Edition

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ISBN-10: 1598634615
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PART I: ENTERING THE WORLD OF VIDEO Chapter 1: The Timeline and Importing Video Chapter 2: Working the Timeline Palette: Creating Videos from Still Images Chapter 3: Reconciling Different Media in a Composition PART II: VIDEO SWEETENING Chapter 4: Cuts, Wipes, and Fades Chapter 5: Video Color and Tone Adjustments Chapter 6: Video Restoration Chapter 7: Titling and Animating Text PART III: ANIMATION AND ROTOSCOPING Chapter 8: Basic Animation and Rotoscoping Chapter 9: Advanced Rotoscoping and Wire Removal PART IV: 3D AND 3D ANIMATION Chapter 10: 3D and CS3: An Introduction Chapter 11: Basic CGI Compositing into Video Chapter 12: Creating 3D Scene Props PART V: SFX AND COMPOSITING TECHNIQUES Chapter 13: Creating Fun, Simple, Effective fx Chapter 14: Advanced Compositing: Green Screening Chapter 15: Compositing and Motion Matching PART VI: OUTPUT Chapter 16: Codecs, DVD Authoring, and Saving for the Web

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Gary David Bouton is the author of more than 20 computer graphics books, including the Inside Adobe Photoshop series.He is a seasoned illustrator and former advertising agency art director. Gary's television commercial experience combined with his Photoshop knowledge has brought about this unique and accessible book for anyone who wants to make Photoshop retouching a moving art. The author's long-time involvement with 3D modeling, rendering, and animation software also provides insight, and opens doors, to the Photoshop user who wants to add today's CGI effects to video. In his spare time,Gary composes original music and is currently working with film editors to provide special effects for music videos.He and his wife also host TheBoutons.com, a forum for discussions on Photoshop, video, graphics, and audio software.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 608 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning PTR; 1 edition (March 14, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1598634615
  • ISBN-13: 978-1598634617
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.4 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,961,226 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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For someone who comes from a background in television commercials, Gary's book has proven to be nothing short of an elemental guide to performing many of the tasks we'd commission a film editor to do, all digitally, and all within the program we've used for print ads! "Retouching Motion Pictures" demonstrated to me the how-tos I needed to learn to get both analog and digital footage into my computer, how to trim out-takes, to smooth out the pacing and timing of cuts, and even how to perform compositing work. It's a highly technical book that manages to stay focused on what makes motion pictures so captivating--it's all about editing to better tell a story.

Gary's tone is one of confidence in his craft with a generous open spirit, sitting right beside you, talking to you like an adult, and his analogies truly helped me understand and tie together all the disparate issues surrounding digital video. I originally bought his book to learn how to archive and restore home movies, but after the first 100 pages, this guy had me hooked on more ambitious things such as green-screening and special effects you evidently can create using Photoshop on a personal computer. The experience (yes, it's a total immersion head trip following the tutorials) has left me with the conviction that Madison Avenue and Hollywood are just locations; you can produce slick, professional, finished work right in your den!

If you're more of a content creator than a spectator, get this book, get out a lot of sticky notes, and completely rock with this key to unlocking the video potential in Photoshop.
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Really great overall!
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Je trouve ce très regrettable d'avoir acheter ce livre!
Je ne comprends pas assez l'anglais mais je me débrouille bien
En techniques photo... mais sur le site amazon.com il n'explique pas en détalle
Donc le livre mais d'aucune utilité.
Les livres qu'il vende. Mais le service est bon.
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