The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book for Digital Photographers
This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
Since Lightroom first launched, Scott Kelby’s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers has been the world’s #1 best-selling Lightroom book (it has been translated into a dozen different languages), and in this latest version for Lightroom 4, Scott uses his same awardwinning, step-by-step, plain-English style and layout to make learning Lightroom easy and fun.
Scott doesn’t just show you which sliders do what (every Lightroom book will do that). Instead, by using the following three simple, yet brilliant, techniques that make it just an incredible learning tool, this book shows you how to create your own photography workflow using Lightroom:
• Throughout the book, Scott shares his own personal settings and studio-tested techniques. Each year he trains thousands of Lightroom users at his “Lightroom Live!” tour and through that he’s learned what really works, what doesn’t, and he tells you flat out which techniques work best, which to avoid, and why.
• The entire book is laid out in a real workflow order with everything step by step, so you can begin using Lightroom like a pro from the start.
• What really sets this book apart is the last chapter. This is where Scott dramatically answers his #1 most-asked Lightroom question, which is: “Exactly what order am I supposed to do things in, and where does Photoshop fit in?” You’ll see Scott’s entire start-to-finish Lightroom 4 workflow and learn how to incorporate it into your own workflow.
Scott knows first-hand the challenges today’s digital photographers are facing, and what they want to learn next to make their workflow faster, easier, and more fun. He has incorporated all of that into this major update for Lightroom 4.
It’s the first and only book to bring the whole process together in such a clear, concise, and visual way. Plus, the book includes a special chapter on integrating Adobe Photoshop seamlessly into your workflow, and you’ll also learn some of Scott’s latest Photoshop portrait retouching techniques and special effects, which take this book to a whole new level. There is no faster, more straight-to-the-point, or more fun way to learn Lightroom than with this groundbreaking book.
Not for iPad
I can't recommend this book enough in paper format. I bought it again for iPad for when I'm traveling but it's really hard to navigate in electronic format. Far too cumbersome
Is this just a PDF?
I purchased this book to replace a version on the kindle. The format of the kindle version stunk, and the iBooks version seems true to the paper version.
However, I suspect this is just a PDF. I cannot add highlights to the book. I only get the options to copy, define, or search, just like a PDF.
I previously purchased the version 3 book by the same author. Excellent book, and I highly recommend this series of books. Easy to read and understand and super helpful. HOWEVER, DON'T BUY THIS BOOK! For some unknown reason this book is actually formatted as a PDF file and not an iBook. This makes it highly unusable on your iPad. The last version was not like this. What gives? HIGHLY DISAPPOINTED.
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- Category: Photography
- Published: Aug 24, 2012
- Publisher: Pearson
- Seller: Pearson Education, Inc.
- Print Length: 504 Pages
- Language: English