Publisher description for The Macintosh designer's guide to digital imaging : controlling black and white and color output / Carl Sesto.

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Counter The total guide to graphics publishing for Mac desktop designers and publishers Who is this book for? It's for Macintosh desktop designers and publishers who want to more fully and creatively control their images. It's also for the desktop publisher whose experience has been limited entirely to text, but who feels ready to take the plunge and incorporate vibrant, professional-quality graphics into brochures, newsletters, and other text-based publications. Why is this book for you? The Macintosh Designer's Guide to Digital Imaging teaches you a full range of techniques for converting images into digital form that can then be manipulated and modified. Written by an accomplished digital graphic artist for a nontechnical audience, it walks you step-by-step through every phase of the imaging process, including: 4 Scanning 4 Color correction 4 Retouching 4 Sharpening 4 Color separating 4 Saving for output The Macintosh Designer's Guide to Digital Imaging emphasizes real-world techniques for controlling the quality of your printed images, but gives you the technical background you need to understand fundamental imaging methods. You'll get tons of easy-to-follow advice and guidance on calibrating your monitor, coordinating your image manipulation and page layout programs, and all the other basic technical procedures you need in order to create professional-quality, graphically rich publications for paper or electronic media. With 16 Pages of Full-Color Examples

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Computer graphics, Macintosh (Computer) Programming, Image processing Digital techniques