Katrin Eismann is a world class expert on photo retouching. She is one of the best of the best. In 2005 she was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame. Anything she writes should be high on your reading list if you are serious about making the most of your Photoshop skills.
This book has become a classic so the release of Adobe Photoshop Restoration & Retouching (4th Edition) is highly anticipated. You would be hard put to find a better book on Restoring and Retouching photos with Photoshop. Once you’ve learned the basics of Photoshop, this book is a must read. Just look at all the 5 star ratings at Amazon.com and read the glowing reviews.
If you don’t want to wait for the 4th edition, you can also find the third edition.
Eismann is an “internationally respected teacher and lecturer on photographic imaging, restoration, retouching, and the impact of emerging technologies on photography and the arts. Katrin received an undergraduate degree in photographic illustration from the Rochester Institute of Technology and her Master of Fine Arts degree in design at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Her other books include Photoshop Masking & Compositing (2nd edition) and Real World Digital Photography (2nd Edition).” (From the book’s back cover).
You can buy Eismann’s book, along with the other books in the Mastering Photoshop Series, in the Digital Photography Books section of my photography store and get Amazon.com’s great prices, fast delivery, and excellent service.
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