Photo Restoration and Retouching Using Corel PaintShop Pro X6 eBook, 5th Edition

  • Robert Correll
  • ISBN-10: 1285869745  |  ISBN-13: 9781285869742
  • 345 Pages
  • © 2014 | Published
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This friendly, step-by-step guidebook shows you how to use the latest version of PaintShop Pro’s image-editing tools to restore, enhance, and retouch photographs. Whether you’re new to working with digital images or are a seasoned pro, PHOTO RESTORATION AND RETOUCHING USING COREL PAINTSHOP PRO X6 will teach you the skills you need to get great results with your photos. After a brief introduction to PaintShop Pro and other helpful topics such as scanning and organizing, author Robert Correll walks you through more than 70 detailed photo studies that teach you how to restore and retouch photographs to make them worthy of display in your home or office, in albums or in scrapbooks. In each study, you’ll learn to tackle specific problems—from red eyes to blemishes to lighting problems, and much more, including pro-level retouching techniques. Learn to create great photos that you’ll be proud to share with friends, family, and the world, with PHOTO RESTORATION AND RETOUCHING USING COREL PAINTSHOP PRO X6.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers retouching techniques and methods.
  • Covers new features in Paintshop Pro X6.
  • Covers working with sharpness, noise, distortion, and how to solve color problems.
  • Teaches how to remove specks and dust and how to repair scratches, tears, creases, and holes.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with Corel PaintShop Pro.
2. Retouching Techniques and Methods.
3. Improving Brightness and Contrast.
4. Solving Color Problems.
5. Sharpness, Noise, and Distortion.
6. Removing Specks and Dust.
7. Repairing Scratches, Tears, Creases, and Holes.
8. Moving, Adding, or Removing Objects.
9. Retouching People.
10. The Good, the Bad, and the Artistic.
Appendix A. More Useful information.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Robert Correll

Trained in traditional print media and on the Web, Robert Correll enjoys digital photography, photo restoration and retouching, digital art, computer technology, and music. His recently published works include video tutorials on Sony ACID Pro 6.0, Adobe Photoshop Elements 4, and Corel PaintShop Pro X5. He has also written or contributed to other technology books, magazines, and Web sites. Robert has also worked as a consultant in the marketing and design industry, where his contributions ranged from IT services to Web design and implementation, network administration, art production, ad concepts, campaign strategies and tactics, and radio advertisement script writing. Robert graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1988 and served in the United States Air Force as an Intelligence Officer, was a Software Development Specialist and Development Editor for Macmillan Computer Publishing, and was the Staff and Faculty Technology Trainer/Assistant Technology Coordinator for a county-wide school corporation.