Art of RAW Conversion: How to Produce Art-Quality Photos with Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Leading RAW Converters (Paperback)

Juergen Gulbins, Uwe Steinmueller

  • 出版商: No Starch Press
  • 出版日期: 2006-06-12
  • 定價: $1,400
  • 售價: 2.1$299
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 240
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1593270674
  • ISBN-13: 9781593270674
  • 相關分類: Photoshop

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Ansel Adams never would have surrendered his negatives, but countless digital photographers surrender their images to their cameras built-in image converters. The Art of RAW Conversion, written by an expert in RAW photography, will show you how to regain creative control of your photos by working directly with the RAW file format.

This practical and beautifully illustrated guide explains the advantages of working with RAW files, which are the digital equivalent of film negatives, and then how to use RAW converters to create the best digital image from each shot. Mixing clear explanations with striking photographic examples, The Art of RAW Conversion covers todays most popular and innovative RAW converters (such as Camera RAW, RawShooter, Lightroom, and Aperture) and how to get the best results from each.

Highlights include:
?Techniques for calibrating a digital camera to work with RAW files
?How to get the best results from the leading RAW converters and when to use each
?Tips for color to black-and-white conversion
?Coverage of basic color management and batch processing
?Sections on Apples Aperture and Adobes Lightroom

Whether youre an amateur or a professional, The Art of RAW Conversion will take you beyond mere point-and-shoot photography, and show you how to achieve art-quality results with your digital camera.


Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction to RAW Files or Digital Negatives
Chapter 2: Basic Color Management
Chapter 3: A Basic RAW Workflow
Chapter 4: Adobe Camera RAW
Chapter 5: Pixmantec RawShooter
Chapter 6: Apple's Aperture
Chapter 7: More RAW Converters
Chapter 8: Adobe Lightroom
Chapter 9: Perfecting Images
Chapter 10: Batch Processing Techniqes for RAW Files
Chapter 11: Digital Negative (DNG) Format
Chapter 12: Metadata
Chapter 13: Profiling and Calibrating Your Camera for Your RAW Converter
Chapter 14: Creating B&W Photos from Color Images

Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Resources