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Old 09-15-2004, 02:39 AM
yarchik yarchik is offline
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Thank you

Hallo all!
Thank you so much for your advices.
It was my first time that I post smth in the forum and I am
really impressed by numerous answers and nice atmosphere
for the discussion. I already ordered one book!
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Old 09-16-2004, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Duv
2 books that I highly recommend is Photoshop Color Correction by Michael Kieran (Peachpit Press) and The Photoshop Book by Scott Kelby (New Riders). Keep in mind that the first book is for intermediate and advanced users.

I agree with others here that Katrin Eisman's book is excellent.

I also agree that Michael Kieran's book is excellent, too.

Both are very worth additions to your PS bookshelf.


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Old 09-17-2004, 04:56 AM
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I also concur that Eismann's book is excellent for retouching portraits.

I have not read the Kieran book on color correction, having first purchased Margulis. Dan's book is aimed at the professional press trade, but it is a marvel of depth and information, requiring several readings to assimilate much of it's contents. It is not easy going, but I can't imaging any book that offers as much information on the topic of color control. Margulis is a bit of a maverick in that he tries to avoid retouching isolated areas for color balance in favor of analyzing the image as a whole. I plan to purchase Kieran's book for comparison, but Margulis is my bible on color.
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Old 09-22-2004, 02:36 PM
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Books? I have them all. They all contain valuable information. Sometimes information overload.

By all means, get the books mentioned previously, get a good hold on the basics. Then spend as much time as you can at the living book. RetouchPro.
Come and hang out with Doug,Flora, Vikki, Danny, Leah and the rest of the pros too numerous to mention and they will bring clarity to all that has been written.

Best thing about this book; You ask it a question and it gives prompt good advise.
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Old 09-23-2004, 05:33 AM
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Hi Paul,

welcome to RP!

Thanks for your great comment ..... and very glad you find RP a useful 'book'!!

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Old 09-23-2004, 10:12 AM
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Another vote for Katrins book. Be sure and look for second edition. It has PS 7.0 included. Also notice Doug is one of the technical reviewers and some of our own RetouchPro people are represented. See page 181. Sorry for the self promotion but I am proud of being included.

Katrin is also an extremely nice and helpful person. She has always responded to my pleas for help in a very timely and helpful manner. I feel "Photoshop Restoration & Retouching" is a must for anyone, amateur or pro to have for reference. Its the retouching classic.

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Old 09-23-2004, 10:35 AM
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Different book

Check out Tom Ang's "photoshop for photography -the art of pixel processing"

He has a couple of others too ... so look at them at your local bookstore before buying
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Old 11-17-2004, 03:14 PM
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After reading the sample chapters on Katrin's website (link in earlier post to this thread), I have ordered "Photoshop Restoration & Retouching" and am eagerly awaiting delivery from Amazon!

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Old 11-27-2004, 08:48 PM
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Thanks guys!

I was just going to post this same type of thread, I'm sure you're all sick of these kinds of threads, but I need it!

Thanks and I'll be ordering this book. Well now that christmas is so close, I have to wait to buy things, but I may have to get it a bit earlier
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