Part One: Preparing Your Photographs for Restoration and Enhancement. 1: Readying an Image for Adobe Photoshop. 2: An Introduction to Working in Photoshop. 3: Selection. 4: Working in Layers. 5: Transformation Essentials. 6: Painting and Printing. Part Two: Restoring and Enhancing Your Photographs. 7: Repairing Tears, Folds, and Holes. 8: Repairing Minor Surface Flaws. 9: Correcting Lighting, Contrast, and Discoloration. 10: Enhancing Photographs by Adding, Deleting, Replacing, and Blurring Content. 11: Tricks and Trade Secrets. 12: Conquering Special Challenges. 13: Putting It All Together: Applying Your Skills to Complex Restoration and Enhancement Projects. Index.
Seven demonstration videos on how to perform key restoration and enhancement. techniques: Using the Quick Maskmode, the Layer via Copy command, the Polygonal Lasso tool, the Clone and Patch tools, the Liquify filter, plus multiple ways to repair Red-Eye, and how to redo areas of your restoration. Hands on projects provided with each chapter, specifically tailored to reinforce the tools and techniques introduced in the chapter. Includes colorizing of black and white photographs. Packed with Photoshop quick tips for efficiency and accuracy.
Vickie Ellen Wolper has been an Adobe software trainer for over three decades. Currently a higher education instructor and a Photoshop master featured in Yankee Magazine and on the television series Chronicle, she has built a reputation for teaching complex computer graphic programs.
"Users of Photoshop CC 2017 receive a fine manual on how to create professional restorations and enhancements in a manual that accompanies seven demo videos on how to apply these techniques. Real-world projects in every chapters are geared towards linking the tools and techniques to common best practices and restoration approaches, while tips range from colorizing black and white photos to repairing common flaws, working with layers, correcting discoloration and contrast, and more. The details are enhanced by color examples and Photoshop screen shots throughout, which leave nothing to wonder in a powerful survey that requires only a basic foundation in Photoshop features to prove accessible."--Midwest Book Review