Presents an introduction to the basic concepts, tools, techniques, and features of Adobe Photoshop CS5, covering such topics as selecting and editing images, working with layers, adjusting color, sharpening, applying masks, using Camera Raw, and printing.
This step-by-step book and accompanying CD gets readers working with InDesign--a popular page layout/publishing program--immediately so they can build real-world projects while mastering fundamental and advanced concepts. Original. (Beginner).
From digital graphics guru Deke McClelland comes a whole new way to learn Photoshop, the high-end image-manipulation software from Adobe. In this one-of-a-kind reference, Deke uses hundreds of annotated images and sharply focused text to get you up and running fast with Photoshop 6. Open the book, take a look and learn how to: Paint and retouch Draw vector shapes Create and modify layers Define channels and masks Create and apply layer styles Adjust and correct colors Apply filters and effects Play and record actions Prepare CMYK images Save for the Web
The latest, greatest update to the bestseller, providing the quick and easy way to get up to speed with the latest release of Adobe Photoshop. This is the book that hundreds of thousands of Photoshop users have turned to again and again for easy-to-understand, practical advice. In best-selling author and premier Photoshop guru Deke McClelland reveals his own techniques for quick and creative image editing, along with specific tips that Photoshop veterans can use to take advantage of the software's new features. In this book, Photoshop pros can discover tricks they can try out right away, while Photoshop novices can find ready-to-use instructions so that they can become productive quickly.
You already know your way around Photoshop. You want to focus on creative expression, and that's what you'll find in this streamlined, lavishly illsutrated volume. Coverage includes: explore new ways to adjust and enhance color ; use retouching and color adjustment techniques to correct seemingly impossible-to-fix images ; gain control over digital camera images with Photoshop's enhanced camera raw capabilities ; manage your work more efficiently with actions, batch processing, and the new Adobe bridge ; and master complex filter techniques and create your own custom filter.
From working wonders with layers to customizing graphics for the Web, this book covers all the new features of Photoshop. For beginners and veteran users alike, McClelland shares his insights into all the colorful nuances of digital imaging.
Do you want to rearm Venus de Milo, shave Uncle Harry’s beard, or turn gray skies to blue? Have at it with PhotoshopElements 3 For Dummies, your guide to enhancing the effect, fixing the flaws, or adding artistic effects to your photos. You’ll discover how to: Import and organize your photos Create, rearrange, blend and manipulate layers to create a composite image Save photos using the correct file format— TIFF (Tagged Image File Format, PDF (Portable Document Format), or BMP (for PC users) Save for the Web with JPEG and GIF Take advantage of the terrific Help Great Help system, including a How To palette with step-by-step tutorials for image editing and features Create a slide show, ...