Monday, February 27, 2017

Digital Photo Magic: Easy Image Retouching and Restoration for Librarians, Archivists, and Teachers



Perez, Ernest. Digital Photo Magic: Easy Image Retouching and Restoration for Librarians, Archivists, and Teachers. Information Today, Inc., 2016. ISBN: ISBN 978-1-57387-513-4

From the publisher:

Longtime news librarian Ernest Perez (Houston Chronicle, Chicago Sun- Times) showcases the best Digital Photo Magic is designed for librarians, educators, curators, and archivists who want to enhance photographic images without the steep costs and learning curves associated with high-end graphic software packages such as Adobe Photoshop.

Whether for use online or in print-based collections, exhibits, and archives, you'll learn to easily bring images up to acceptable quality without wasting time or money. Perez provides step-by-step guidance for a range of programs he has personally vetted, highlighting their best features and offering tips and shortcuts you can put to immediate use. A primer on graphic image formats, a guide to image scanning tools and techniques, and an extensive listing of specialized websites, blogs, user forums, and other author-recommended resources are also included.
of easy-to-use, free, and inexpensive software products for retouching, restoring, and manipulating digital photo images.