Photograph Restoration and Enhancement
Using Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Version
Edition: 2

Paperback & CD-ROM: 978 1 68392 150 9 / $54.95
 
Published: October 2017  

Lib E-Book: 978 1 68392 301 5 / $124.95  
About Library E-Book

Published: October 2017  

E-Book: 978 1 68392 151 6 / $34.95
 
Published: September 2017  

Publisher: Mercury Learning & Information
350 pp., 7" x 9"
four-color throughout
While focusing on Photoshop CC 2017, this book offers users of all versions of Photoshop comprehensive projects that will guide them through the process of creating professional restorations and enhancements. Whether you are new to Photoshop or an experienced user, this book and its companion videos and projects will teach you to repair all types of photograph damage, multiple ways to improve discolored photographs, a variety of ways to digitize photographs too large to scan, create the highest quality images at manageable file sizes, colorize black and white photos, and how to add and remove content from your photographs. This building-block style book is packed with inventive, easy to apply photograph restoration and tonal correction techniques for returning cherished memories back to their original grandeur, and enhancement tips for converting digital and print photographs into treasured favorites.

Key Features:

• Seven demonstration videos on how to perform key restoration and enhancement techniques: Using the Quick Mask mode, 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

The Companion Files
(Included with this text and also available by contacting the publisher by writing to: info@merclearning.com)

• Photographs to complete all projects covered in the text
• Extra Try It Yourself Projects for each chapter
• Copies of all figures used in the text
• 7 Demonstration videos



Table of Contents:
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.



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Reviews & Endorsements:
"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