Adobe Photoshop Lightroom was designed from the ground up with digital photographers in mind, offering powerful editing features in a streamlined interface that lets photographers import, sort, and organize images. This completely updated bestseller was also written with photographers in mind.
Author Martin Evening describes features in Lightroom 4 in detail from a photographer’s perspective. As an established commercial and fashion photographer, Martin knows firsthand what photographers need for an efficient workflow. He has also been working with Lightroom from the beginning, monitoring the product’s development and providing valued feedback to Adobe. As a result, Martin knows the software inside and out, from image selection to image editing to image management. In this book you’ll learn how to:
- Work efficiently with images shot in the raw or JPEG format
- Import photographs with ease and sort them according to your workflow
- Create and manage a personal image library
- Apply tonal adjustments to multiple images quickly
- Integrate Lightroom with Adobe Photoshop
- Export images for print or Web as digital contact sheets or personal portfolios
- Make the most of new features in Lightroom 4, such as the Camera Raw Process 2012 Basic panel tone controls
Photographers will find Lightroom 4–and The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book–indispensable tools in their digital darkrooms. This book’s companion site, www.thelightroombook.com, offers video tutorials, articles, sample images, and updates from author Martin Evening.
Greg Gorman, photographer writes :
As a photographer himself, Martin Evening knows what tools photographers need to realize their creative vision. In this book, he shows not only how Adobe Photoshop Lightroom works but also why it will become an essential part of any photographer’s workflow.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book:
The Complete Guide for Photographers
Martin Evening (Author)
Paperback: 704 pages; Language: English
Publisher: Adobe Press; 1 edition (March 18, 2012)
Read: Importing Photos in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4
Download Chapter 4: Develop module image editing (PDF)
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Martin Evening is a London-based advertising and fashion photographer and noted expert in both photography and digital imaging. Martin is the author of the best-selling book The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers (Adobe Press, 2007). In addition, he wrote the book Adobe Photoshop CS3 For Photographers (Focal Press, 2007). Martin is sought after for speaking and lecturing, including in the U.S., where he is a regular speaker at PDN PhotoPlus Expo in New York. Martin also works with the Photoshop and Lightroom engineering teams, consulting on new feature development and alpha and beta testing. He is also one of the founding members of PixelGenius, a software design company producing automated production and creative plug-ins for Photoshop.
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