With "a long list of publications from 2013," the editors at Photo.net went with the ten photography book titles they felt were the "most inspirational, informative, helpful, and/or unique." Photo.net’s editors felt that The Way of the Digital Photographer: Walking the Photoshop post-production path to more creative photography fit this bill because "the very talented author takes you far beyond Photoshop 101. Instead, he focuses on ways to use Photoshop to enhance creativity, using incredible photography examples." In Photo.net’s description, this is a book for people who "want to go beyond the purist mentality; those willing to expand their photos into a more artistic realm."
About The Way of the Digital Photographer: In The Way of the Digital Photographer, master photographer and digital artist Harold Davis explains how you can use Photoshop to become a better digital photographer. This is an extraordinary book about photography that shows you how to use Photoshop as a tool to creating great images.
To be truly special, digital photographs need both camera and computer working together. Using detailed examples and case studies from his own work, Davis provides myriad ideas that you can use to unlock your own creativity and make those one-of-a-kind images you have always dreamed of. Readers will discover how to effectively use post-processing techniques. They will also gain insight into using these techniques to inform their choices when making a photo, and in post-production workflow.
The Way of the Digital Photographer is for anyone who has ever been baffled by Photoshop layers, and also for photographers who want to include their Photoshop skills in a digital workflow that serves their personal creative goals. Step-by-step tutorials explain the core Photoshop features of layers, layer masks and blending modes. You will learn techniques for pre-visualizing your images with both photography and Photoshop in mind, and take your image-making skills to the next level.
• Paperback: 192 pages, illustrated
• Publisher: Peachpit Press
• Language: English
• ISBN-10: 0321943074
• ISBN-13: 978-0321943071
• Retail price: $34.99
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About Photo.net: Photo.net is an online community with hundreds of thousands of active members and many more casual viewers visiting daily. Photo.net was started in 1993 and strives to be the best peer-to-peer educational system for people who wish to become better photographers.
About Peachpit: Peachpit offers unique learning experiences in the fields of photography, graphic design, Web design and development, digital video, and more. Since 1986, Peachpit’s award-winning products have featured step-by-step explanations, timesaving techniques, savvy insider tips, and expert advice for all ages or levels of experience.
About Harold Davis: Harold Davis is an award-winning professional photographer whose work is widely admired and collected. He is the author of many bestselling photography books, and his popular workshops are often sold out. Harold Davis is a Moab printmaking Master and a Zeiss Camera Lens Ambassador. Learn more about Harold and his photography at www.photoblog2.com.