Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure
Instruction with inspiration
In this beautifully illustrated and inspiring new book--"Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure" -- award-winning photographer and best-selling author Mikkel Aaland gives you a hands-on, guided tour of Lightroom 2.0. Aaland shares the knowledge, techniques, and stunning photographs from his adventure in the wilds of Tasmania, where he led 18 colleagues and a team of Adobe experts on a Lightroom 2.0 road test.
"The stars aligned perfectly to make this adventure a smashing success," explains Aaland. "First, Tasmania exceeded all our expectations, and we were like kids in a candy store shooting non-stop for 14 days. Working with Adobe to help improve Lightroom was deeply satisfying. We truly went to the edge of the world to road test an amazing tool for digital photographers, and Lightroom met and exceeded our expectations."
Adds Aaland: "The world-class photographers on the team weren't paid, but they worked their butts off and not only provided valuable feedback to Adobe, but produced stunning images as well."
In "Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure," you'll find:
Expert tips from real world, on-location adventures
Updated information for the most recent release of Lightroom
Step-by-step instructions for managing, developing, and presenting your photographs
Lavish illustrations with gorgeous examples from a collection of top photographers and instructors, including Peter Krogh, Katrin Eismann, Bruce Dale, Peter Eastway and many more.
Practical, motivating, and compelling, "Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure" can help you improve your images and save your time. Indeed, "the most compelling and amazing thing about working with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is it frees photographers to do what they do best: take photos," notes Aaland.
The Lightroom 2 Tasmania Adventure was awarded by ASMP "Best of the Year."*
Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure
Sample Chapter: The Develop Module PDF
Interview with Mikkel Aaland that appeared in the Photokina Show Daily: Download PDF
View the Lightroom Adventure web photo galleries from Tasmania
Don't miss the original Photoshop Lightroom Adventure: Mastering Adobe's next-generation tool for digital photographers, the groundbreaking launch of this blockbuster series by Mikkel Aaland
Mikkel Aaland is an award-winning photographer and author of 11 books, including the first edition of this book that took the team to Iceland, "Photoshop CS3 RAW" (O'Reilly), "Shooting Digital : Pro Tips for Taking Great Pictures with Your Digital Camera, 2nd edition" (Sybex), Photoshop CS2 RAW: Using Adobe Camera Raw, Bridge, and Photoshop to Get the Most out of Your Digital Camera; and Photoshop Elements 4 Solutions: The Art of Digital Photography in 2006
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