Books by Richard Harrington



psnlebook Photoshop for Video (Third Edition)
Richard Harrington is the author of the first book ever published on creating television graphics with Adobe Photoshop. Master the graphic design and production skills required of today's video editors and motion graphic professionals with this comprehensive guide to the video tools in Adobe Photoshop.

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fcpbook Final Cut Studio On The Spot (3rd Edition)
Final Cut Pro On the Spot delivers all of the essential methods that pros use to get the job done.

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broadcastgraphics Broadcast Graphics on the Spot
From gathering images for use in broadcast graphics to working with fonts, mastering keying and rotoscoping, or working with logo motion, Broadcast Graphics On the Spot will provide immediate solution for everyday news productions. 

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aebook Adobe After Effects On The Spot
Adobe After Effects On the Spot delivers more than 400 advanced techniques to create better motion graphics.

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aperture Apple Pro Training Series: Aperture 2
Fully updated for Aperture 2, this comprehensive book-DVD training combo starts with the basics of image management and takes you step by step all the way through Aperture's powerful photo-editing, image-retouching, proofing, publishing, and archiving features. Aperture 2's new features are completely covered, including a new RAW-image processing engine, a streamlined interface, powerful new adjustment tools, and added integration with Mac OS X and other Apple products for instant web publishing and one-click portfolio syncing. Apple Pro Training Series: Aperture 2 delivers comprehensive training - the equivalent of a two-day course - in one project-based book. You'll learn time-saving techniques for sorting, ranking, and organizing images, effective methods for correcting and enhancing images, plus efficient ways to display images for client review, apply metadata, update your online portfolio automatically, and much more. Real-world exercises feature professional photography from a variety of genres, including photo-journalism, sports, wedding, commercial, and portraiture. All the files you need to complete the exercises are included on the DVD.

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aeatwork After Effects @ Work
From animating background images to creating film-style title sequences, After Effects does it all. After Effects @ Work presents a creative array of real-world techniques for using After Effects in video and film work.

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pvp Producing Video Podcasts
Put your video production skills to work in this exciting new medium. Understand how and when vidcasts make sense to you and your clients and how to create a vidcast program that succeeds. Instruction and case studies go in-depth on production and implementation issues unique to the medium. A full color presentation delivers tangible, inspiring examples of creative vidcasts. The companion web site provides template planning documents, sample clips and state-of-the-art updates.

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uap Understanding Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop is the foundation of every digital career. It is the most pervasive technology on the market. Many users think they know it, but in truth they have gaping holes. This book covers what a professional truly needs to know about Photoshop to be employable. For students (whether in formal programs, certified training centers, or self-paced) this book offers a chance to explore the many aspects of the program interactively. The book cuts though the clutter and is unique in that it focuses not just on digital photography, but Internet, graphic design, multimedia, and video uses. Readers will learn the basics in correcting, editing, sharpening, retouching, and presenting photos as well as work on specific projects/exercises, including: digital painting; preparing images for newsprint; designing a CD/DVD label, magazine cover, and advertisements; and building an electronic portfolio. The full-color book includes a CD-ROM with hand-on exercises and practice images, access to a reader’s only Web site for bonus downloads and files, and access to the popular video tutorial Podcasts (150 at time of publication).

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iwork Apple Training Series: iWork 08
The second generation of Apple's iWork productivity suite is poised to allow Mac users to create, present and publish their work with style! iWork '08 features three powerful applications for creating everything from newsletters to business presentations. With Pages you can quickly create a wide variety of stunning documents, with Numbers you can make great-looking spreadsheets with ease and with Keynote you can produce quality presentations and more.

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ilife Apple Training Series: iLife 08
In the only Apple-certified guide to iLife '08, the authors have you working miracles with iLife within the first few pages. Featuring footage and images from around the world, this book/DVD combo uses real-life material and practical lessons that you can apply immediately to your own projects. Focused lessons take you step by step through all aspects of iLife '08--everything from organizing and sharing your photo library to creating polished video and soundtracks. Along the way, you’ll produce podcasts, websites, blogs, video blogs, and custom DVDs.

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psworlddreamteam The PhotoshopWorld Dream Team Book
Richard Harrington contributed to this great book featuring the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Dream Team. Richard wrote a useful chapter on building DVD menus. If you're looking to explore all the cool things Photoshop can do, this is an eye-opening book.

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psworlddreamteam How to Wow with PowerPoint
A book for non-designers, How to Wow with PowerPoint guides you step by step through real world projects with an emphasis on cutting through the clutter and focusing on good design principles as a more effective way to build presentations. You’ll receive tips and techniques on everything from selecting and preparing images to integrating sound and motion. Whether it’s adding effective transitions to your slides or making the presentation technically sound and mobile, you’ll be given the tools at every stage of the creative process in order to learn How to Wow!

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