Working with the nine filters individually or in combination gives us a process for re-creating that original perception of light. The 47-page instruction manual is comprehensive, well written, and illustrates the process for each filter. It’s best used while simultaneously working with your images. A help guide is also available within each filter. PercepTool works on both color and black-and-white files.
In general, when compared to gloss or semigloss, watercolor or matte papers have a smaller dynamic range, blacks aren’t as dense, colors aren’t as vibrant and, because of their inherent texture, they show less of your image’s detail. But, if the image is right, Exhibition Watercolor Paper hits the spot.
Compact digital camera with 18x wide-angle zoom. The 8-megapixel Olympus SP-560 UZ includes a remarkable 18x optical zoom lens, which is the 35mm film camera equivalent of 27–486mm with a maximum aperture of f/2.8–4.5.
Epson’s Perfection V350 is a flatbed scanner for budget-minded consumers who want to digitize, restore, and store photos, documents, transparencies, and negatives.
ColorVision’s Spyder2PRO hardware/software combination for monitor calibration and profiling is an excellent choice for generating consistent, accurate color.
Eizo’s 24.1″ ColorEdge CE240W LCD Monitor, with its 16:10 aspect ratio and increased horizontal viewing space, is perfect for use with Adobe Photoshop
The Epson Perfection V750-M Pro is a solidly designed flatbed scanner for professional photographers and graphic artists.