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Zone System for Astro Imaging

Author / Publisher : Ron Wodaski with Russ Croman
File Letter : Blue dot - colour code
Topic : ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY
Comments : published 2006

 

For those exploring the field of astro-imaging and particularly, the use of Photoshop®, this book looks to be great value. There’s lots of information and explanations on how to get the best from your astro-photography. Two copies are available from the library.

The Blurb: ‘Everything you need to know to process your astro images in Photoshop® CS/CS2: Step-by-step tutorials with practice files, Photoshop® tips and tricks, full colour illustrations, advice on equipment and techniques.

What is the Zone System? Photoshop® is deep and complex. The Zone System shows you how to use specific Photoshop® features in specific ways to get exactly what you want. By breaking the image down into zones, you gain control over all aspects of the image processing, sharpening, smoothing, contrast, histogram, etc.
What do I need to know? This Zone System is designed for beginners to intermediate imagers. Beginners will learn a powerful system and intermediate users will learn how to solve problems more effectively.’

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