If you don’t know about Craft & Vision yet then I am really glad you’re reading this! Photographer, educator, and author, David du Chemin started Craft & Vision as a way to get quality educational materials to a broad audience at affordable prices. These ebooks are beautifully designed and pack a lot of great information into a small space. The authors are excellent and the photography is stunning. Be warned, though! You will find yourself buying them by the dozen.
One of the authors, Piet Van den Eynde, was kind enough to send me a review copy of his latest ebook Dodge & Burn: Leading the Eye with Lightroom & Photoshop. Dodging and burning are fundamental post-production skills that every photographer needs to understand and master. Piet covers the topic very well and makes it understandable. The examples are well presented and easy to follow.
This ebook comes in two versions: Lite ($5.00) and Full ($10.00). The Lite version is just the ebook. The Full versions includes the ebook, an EasyDodge custom Panel for Photoshop, custom actions for Photoshop, an additional ebook about using the panel, and 10 sample files used in the examples so you can follow along. If you’re a Lightroom user, the sample files are already imported into a Catalog you can open with Lightroom. Piet has a video on his site demonstrating the custom EasyDodge Panel. Click here to view it.
At $10.00 this is a great deal! I thoroughly enjoyed this ebook package. You can read more about it and add it to your cart at http://craftandvision.com/books/dodge-burn-full-package/
Gene is an Adobe Community Professional, an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop Lightroom, Photoshop, and InDesign, and an avid Lightroom fan. He has written several feature articles for Photoshop User Magazine and is the author of Explore Lightroom 4: A Roadmap for Photographers.
He belongs to the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). Gene is the Co-Founder, Manager and a frequent blogger for the Dallas Fort Worth Adobe User Group (DFWAUG).
In addition to running Lightroom Secrets, Gene also contributes to O'Reilly's media blog, moderates on the Adobe forums, and helps out on lightroomforums.net.