Beyond Skin takes you on a journey to the next level with Photoshop CS3. You will learn techniques for tone & contrast, color correction, retouching and B+W pertaining to digital photography of people. The author reveals a new approach to image enhancement that builds on material from his best selling book “Skin : The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies” and contains new material that has not been revealed until now using the latest version of Photoshop.
Lee Varis is an award winning photographer and digital imaging artist who has been working in Hollywood for over 30 years with 20 years of experience in digital imaging. Lee is currently the director of digital services at the Icon, a large commercial photo lab in Los Angeles servicing the advertising and entertainment industries. He is on the board of directors of DIMA (the Digital Image Marketing Association) and is also the president of the LADIG (Los Angeles Digital Imaging Group) a non profit educational group devoted to advancing the art of digital imaging and supporting the local digital arts community. Lee’s work has been featured on movie posters, print ads, CD covers, numerous brochures and catalogs. His creative imaging has been featured in National Geographic, Newsweek and Fortune magazines as well as trade journals like PDN, New Media, Micro Publishing News, PC Photo, Studio Photography, Rangefinder, Digital Photo Pro and Photo Electronic Imaging.. Lee continues to work in photography as well as expanding into consulting, teaching and writing. He did two series of imaging seminars for Apple Computers that took him around the country to most of the major metropolitan areas and is currently active in seminar programs with PMA, DIMA, Maine Photographic Workshops and the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.