Adobe Offers Photoshop Master Class
by Kevin Slimp, February 2003
Most of the books I recommend are basic “how to” publications, taking readers through steps to master a specific software program. Every now and then I have the pleasure of finding something to stretch me a little further. Adobe Photoshop Master Class, by John Paul Caponigro, is such a book. Subtitled, The Essential Guide to Revisioning Photography, this is no ordinary book on Photoshop. Caponigro successfully attempts to guide the user in exploring new creative terrain with topics including achieving accurate color, converting color to grayscale, directing attention through focus, simulating atmospheric effects, resynchronizing light, and creating convincing shadows and reflections.
From Adobe Press, Adobe Photoshop Master Class can be ordered at www.peachpit.com. List price is $55 US ($86 CAN / $95 AUD).