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Publisher Description

Powerful techniques to sharpen your photos like a professional.
Includes FREE access to 1.5-hour online training video.

In this comprehensive book, Landscape Photographer Robin Whalley explains the tools and techniques you can use to sharpen your photography in Lightroom. Every element of the sharpening and noise reduction process is covered, from the basics through to advanced techniques. Packed with advice and following a no-nonsense approach, you will quickly learn an effect method to sharpening and noise reduction. A methodology that can dramatically improve the quality of your images. Nothing is withheld.

Robin explains clearly and concisely the practical steps necessary to:

-Balance noise reduction and sharpening.
-Produce a dramatic three-dimensional appearance in images, using a little-known brush technique.
-Assess images to identify the type and levels of sharpening required.
-Apply a simple sharpening workflow around which Lightroom has been developed.
-Optimise images for screen or print output.
-Recognise and avoid common sharpening problems.

This book takes you far beyond simple sharpening by numbers. You will learn how to optimise each image, achieving results comparable with the professionals.

As well as easy to follow instructions, the book contains three full length examples. The reader can follow these on their own computer, using the photo RAW files provided. Every aspect of sharpening and noise reduction is explained, step by step.
At the end of the book is a code giving free access to a 1.5-hour video course. The course was developed by the author, specifically to support photographers with sharpening and noise reduction in Lightroom.

Learn the professional approach to noise reduction and sharpening in Lightroom.

Arts & Entertainment
September 2
Robin Whalley
Smashwords, Inc.

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