Media praise for The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers
"Derrick shows that Photoshop can be friendly as well as powerful. In part, he does that by focusing photographers on the essential steps of an efficient workflow. With this guide in hand, you'll quickly learn how to leverage Photoshop CS4s features to organize and improve your pictures."
"I enjoyed reading through this book. The subject is covered well, while its brevity ensures the information is given in concise chunks, with nothing superfluous...If you're comfortable with Photoshop and want to get a good workflow going and quickly come up to speed with some of the newer features, this would be a good choice. "
-- , eJournal of the Tucson Computer Society
"It doesn't matter what level of photography you're at, if you use Photoshop to crop, tone or just for a workflow, the new version has many new features and this will explain them all in the best possible manner."
-- , Miami Herald
"The perfect computer bag book."
-- , Amazon.com
"From recipes for retouching portraits and swapping colors to refining images with masking and using Adobe Camera Raw, The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers is a top pick for any photography library."
-- , The Bookwatch - The Photography Shelf
"This small, but power packed new book will be one of your main references for learning and using Photoshop. "
-- , Impressions-of-Light
"The book fills a need for those photographers who want to be gently steered through the Photoshop maze and gently nudged into the world of CS4. Experienced practitioners of Photoshop may well find information between its covers that is of value to them, since the book is clearly written and well designed and illustrated. "
-- , The Picture Professional, Issue 1, 2009