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John Paul Caponigro Color Space
ColorSpace - Start Big, Stay Big
Antarctica. Inspiration and education. Beautiful images. Informative text. 45 images. 2 essays - Experiencing Antarctica and Antarctica Facts.
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Adobe Photoshop Master Class: John Paul Caponigro (2nd Edition)
Adobe Photoshop Master Class: John Paul Caponigro, 2nd Edition is no ordinary book on Photoshop. It is a true master class by renowned artist and photographer John Paul Caponigro, in which he shares his insights and discoveries as a visual artist. Although the book contains step-by-step tutorials that deconstruct some of Caponigro's most inspirational photographic works, the emphasis is on technique and visual problem solving, enabling you to take the concepts and apply them to your own unique projects. Updated for Photoshop 7, the revised edition of this master class includes numerous new and revised chapters that explain how to achieve color accuracy and extend dynamic range, direct attention through focus, control atmospheric perspective, and more. You don't have to be a professional photographer to appreciate and learn from this beautiful and informative book—Caponigro starts out with a section covering Photoshop essentials before moving on to more advanced artistic techniques.
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Six Simple Steps to Good Color Management
If you're beginning, intermediate or advanced, there will be surely an “aha!” by the end of this DVD as the entire color management process unfolds and as your understanding builds. In this innovative presentation of color management, expand your understanding of color at the point of capture, as it is transformed in Photoshop, and then printed. As photographers and artists, our cameras, monitors, Photoshop, printers, papers, and environment, are all parts of a complex process. That process has been distilled and streamlined into simple steps that will help you control color and get the very best results possible. Learn a practical six step workflow; a cumulative progression so that your color is consistent and precise. Learn to see your images from a new color perspective and learn the practical strategies necessary to control the desired result. The content and visual aides culminate in a jam packed conclusion that will take your learning to another level.
The Art of Proofing
If Color Management takes you 90% of the way to improving your prints, then Proofing will give you that extra 10%. It’s the last 10% that separates the good prints from the great prints. With the advent of the digital darkroom, some think proofing is a lost art. In this DVD, we explore how Proofing is in fact an evolving art, based on the differences between looking at images on monitors and on substrates such as paper, metal, wood, bark, etc. Learn the cumulative process in which subtle corrections are made while reviewing a print on a specific substrate, so you can create a significantly improved final master print. Learn what to look for and what actions to take including how to create test files, how to evaluate different substrates, bracket proofing, full scale proofing, proofing for changes in scale, customizing ink limit, and adjusting for over inking. As a result, you will learn not only how to work with greater precision, but also how to save time, materials, and money. As a bonus, you will be able to download free resources such as test files and a Proof Template.
Black & White Mastery
Black & White Mastery will unlock the amazing power of digital color for you and your images.
You'll discover what's unique about black and white images, identifying a number of unique black and white palettes that will give you a wide range of options for crafting a black and white style that's best for you and your images.
You'll learn how to convert color to black and white with ultimate precision and flexibility. You'll know which methods give you the best result and when to choose a simple or a complex solution. You'll find out how to adjust the resulting tonal relationships with unprecedented precision. You'll understand how to adjust your images selectively to further enhance your images. You be able to add color back into your black and white images (subtly or dramatically, uniformly or selectively) to add unique expressive dimensions.
In addition to processing Raw digital files, you'll also learn how to scan analog originals (film and print). Finally, you'll learn easy ways to make prints of your black and white digital files either with the latest inkjet technologies or by making digital contact negatives for printing with historic processes.
Most importantly, you'll learn to see and think about black and white images in new ways which will open up a vast world of visual possibilities for you. Put this new perspective to work for you and your images today.
Photoshop Color Strategies
Photoshop Color Strategies will help you take your color skills to the next level. True mastery of color requires not only knowing how to use the various color tools available to you, but also knowing how to choose between them, when to apply them, and why to apply them to achieve specific color effects. You'll learn to isolate the three essential components of color (luminosity, hue, and saturation) and control them with unprecedented precision. You'll learn about important optical effects that affect the way you and your viewers see color and learn to put them to work for you. You'll learn new ways of thinking about color that will help you see and produce a wide variety of color effects. You'll discover strategies for identifying and creating successful color palettes. You can combine all of this new knowledge to craft your own unique artistic signature style. Put the unprecedented power and precision of digital color to work for you and your images now.
Photoshop Color Tools
Learn how to use the color adjustment tools in Adobe Photoshop CS4 to achieve unprecedented control of your images.
Find out which tools are the go to tools (the ones you¹ll use everyday), which are exotic (the ones for exceptional images), and which are redundant and/or too limited (the ones you can forget about).
Make every adjustment tool more precisely target specific components of color (hue, saturation, and luminosity) using blend modes and easy to use selections / masks that allow you to target specific hues or luminosity values.
Take control of the weather in your images!
Weather can dramatically alter the mood of any image. Photographers learn to make the most of the weather. Now you can also make the weather with Adobe Photoshop. You no longer have to wait for the perfect moment, you can create it. Learning to do this will greatly expand your creative possibilities.
Drawing with Light 21st Century Dodging and Burning
Take your images to a whole new level!
Today you can enhance select areas of any image with extraordinary power and precision, giving you vastly expanded possibilities for creative expression.
These essential go-to techniques will help you master brushing, selections and masks; simple masks, gradient masks, luminance masks, contour masks and more. Plus, learn to control the position and quality of every transition and edge.
In addition, you'll discover r/evolutionary new ways of capturing and enhancing light.