Book Description: Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Photographers has become a classic reference source written to deal directly with the needs of photographers. Whether you are an accomplished user or are just starting out, this book contains a wealth of practical advice, hints and tips to help you achieve professional looking results. The book begins with an introduction to working with digital images, providing essential information on everything from file compression to proofing and output issues. Practical workshops show you how to master the essential techniques, such as adjusting brightness, colour and contrast, toning a black and white image, advanced retouching techniques, adding filters and so on. Each technique is described in step by step detail, showing exactly which command to use, whether you're working with a Mac or PC.The book comes with a free tutorial CD-ROM with full multimedia walkthrough movies of the techniques described in the book. A unique interactive filter section allows you to try out the effects of different filters - saving you hours of time. Free tryout software includes a digital watermarking system that helps protect your images.If you are just beginning to work with digital images or are looking for new ideas, the best techniques and ways to improve the quality of your work - this is the book for you!Martin Evening is a professional photographer who has been working with digital images and Photoshop for many years. He works mainly in studio based beauty photography for PR and direct clients. The use of the computer has played a significant role in Martin's work, with nearly everything being retouched or manipluated in Photoshop. This is a regular everyday experience and one which has enabled him to gain an extensive, specialist knowledge of Photoshop.Martin writes regularly about digital imaging for leading photographic and computer magazines. He has presented seminars on Photoshop techniques in the UK and United States and acts as a digital imaging consultant for design and photographic studios. He is a founding member of the Digital Imaging Group, London and is co-listowner of the Prodig mailing list - a Photoshop discussion list on the web.