Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended: Retouching Motion Pictures is a hands-on, tutorial-based guide filled with real-world examples that run the gamut from video restoration to visual and special effects, green screen and split screen composite work, and integration of 3D content from applications such as Luxology modo, 3D Studio Max, and Cinema 4D. New features are thoroughly documented, and the book is organized in a practical chronology, from importing digital video and other footage to your computer, to working with clips in Photoshop, to effects work, to rotoscoping and animation, to building complex composite work on layers, and finally to producing, exporting, and archiving your work. Written from a Photoshop user's point of view, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended: Retouching Motion Pictures makes retouching video footage a clear, forthright, and foolproof endeavor. Learn what you need to know about NTSC and file format standards, fps rates, pixel sizes for digital video, and more to make the next logical move in your content creation work, while working in a favorite and familiar application.
About the Author
Gary David Bouton is the author of more than 20 computer graphics books, including the Inside Adobe Photoshop series.He is a seasoned illustrator and former advertising agency art director. Gary’s television commercial experience combined with his Photoshop knowledge has brought about this unique and accessible book for anyone who wants to make Photoshop retouching a moving art. The author’s long-time involvement with 3D modeling, rendering, and animation software also provides insight, and opens doors, to the Photoshop user who wants to add today’s CGI effects to video. In his spare time,Gary composes original music and is currently working with film editors to provide special effects for music videos.He and his wife also host TheBoutons.com, a forum for discussions on Photoshop, video, graphics, and audio software.