It goes without saying that pressing the shutter release is only the beginning of the life of a digital image. Understanding how to use editing software to unlock each images full potential is the essential next step to reliably producing great photographs. Michael Freeman and post processing expert Steve Luck demystify the complexities of today's high powered editing programs to provide straightforward, effective digital workflows that will increase effectiveness and make all the difference. The editing principles covered in this title are universally applicable, regardless of the editing software in use. Learn how to recapture lost skylines, touch up portraits, and even experiment with surreal special effects. The collaborative environment of the course ensures that no student gets left behind, offering a support community for students seeking feedback and new ideas on the dedicated course website.