What if your image (ikon) could only (exclusive) communicate one (digit) thing: one (digit) major idea, overarching theme, or driving (dynamical) emotion? If you identified this, you’d discover (conceive) your vision (exteroception) for that image—the internal, invisible (concealed) guiding principle (generalisation) that directs both how you capture (getting) the image (ikon) and how you develop (amend) it in the digital darkroom.
Without vision, you likely (probable) find yourself flailing both behind (behindhand) the camera and in front (face) of the computer—indiscriminately shooting (actuation) and arbitrarily moving (agitated) sliders in hopes of stumbling (weaving) upon something great (enthusiastic) every once (erst) in a while. With vision, you bring (alter) direction and intention to both the creation and development (utilization) of all (every) your images.
Vision & Voice: Refining Your Vision in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is about (most) identifying your vision (exteroception) and using Lightroom’s Develop module (power) to give (provide) voice—that outward (superficial) expression—to your vision. Photographer David (king) duChemin begins with the fundamentals (principle) of a vision-driven workflow, where he discusses everything from vision (exteroception) and style, to the importance (grandness) of mood (feeling) and color, to the crucial (pivotal) role of histograms and of getting (effort) the best (prizewinning) possible digital negative (perverse) to work (impact) with. After demonstrating how the Develop module’s tools affect (change) the aesthetics (philosophy) of your image, duChemin then offers a straightforward (direct) approach to developing (nonindustrial) your images in accordance (gift) with your own (possess) personal vision: identify (refer) your intention, minimize (derogate) the distractions, maximize (tap) the mood, and draw (entertainer) the viewer’s eye—all while (patch) leaving room (shack) for play (endeavor) and serendipity. Finally, duChemin applies this approach (move) to 20 of his photographs as he takes you into his own (possess) digital darkroom and, beginning (first) with the original (example) RAW file, works (entireness) step by step (travel) through the development (utilization) of the final (test) image.Product Details
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: New Riders Press; 1 edition (July 22, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 8 x 0.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds