Sep 7, 2007

Photoshop for Photographers: ACR 4.1 update

cs3cover-3.jpgMartin Evening, author of Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers has published an update to working with Adobe Camera Raw 4.1. This feature story is being published exclusively on PhotoshopNews and is an adaptation of some of the Lightroom-News stories that were published earlier in the summer to coincide with the announcement of the Lightroom 1.1 update. You can also download a printable PDF version of the Camera Raw 4.1 update from this site

ACR 4.1 update contents

This featured story contains information about working with all the new tools found in the Adobe Camera Raw 4.1 update. The topics covered are:

Clarity slider
Capture Sharpening for a sharp start
Sharpening presets
Sharpening portraits
Sharpening landscapes
How to save Sharpen settings as presets
Getting to know what the sharpening sliders do
How to download the sample sharpening image
Evaluating at a 1:1 view
Luminance targeted sharpening
Sharpening effect sliders:
Amount slider
Radius slider
The suppression controls
Detail slider
Interpreting the grayscale sharpening preview
Quick summary of the grayscale sharpening
Masking slider
Applying manual sharpening adjustments
Noise reduction
Lens Corrections panel
All Edges corrections
Synchronized spotting with Adobe Camera Raw

This feature story is provided as an update for readers of Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers, by Martin Evening and published by Focal Press.

As a special perk for PhotoshopNews readers, Martin has made his Chapter 1: What’s New in Photoshop CS3 available for free download.

The 24 page PDF, outlines all the new features of Photoshop CS3 and Bridge 2, written from a user’s perspective. It offers an honest appraisal of what will be on offer in this new version of the program, if you really want to know what’s NEW!

Click here to download the PDF (4.05 MB) Note, this is an updated version including mention of Photoshop CS3 Extended features.

2 Responses to “Photoshop for Photographers: ACR 4.1 update”

  1. gsimian Says:

    For the life of me, I can’t find a link to any file talking about 4.1 (yes, we can find the book’s first chapter, and links to 1.1). Can you help me?

  2. jayfar Says:

    There is a roundabout link to the PSN article from Martin’s book website. Here’s the direct link.

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