Stretch your creativity beyond the cloud with this fully-updated Photoshop guide!
Photoshop puts amazing design and photo-editing tools in the hands of creative professionals and hobbyists everywhere, and the latest version - Photoshop CC - is packed with even more powerful tools to help you manage and enhance your images. This friendly, full-color guide introduces you to the basics of Photoshop CC and provides clear explanations of the menus, panels, tools, options, and shortcuts you'll use the most. Plus, you'll learn valuable tips for fixing common photo flaws, improving color quality, adjusting brightness, removing unwanted background elements, and more.
The sky's the limit for stunning photos and innovative images with Photoshop CC For Dummies in your design toolbox.
About the Author
Peter Bauer, a member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame, is an award-winning fine-art photographer and the Help Desk director for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). He has authored more than a dozen books on Photoshop, digital photography, and computer graphics, and is a contributing writer for Photoshop User and other magazines.
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I have used this book to get me started in learning a very complex software package. IT has been very useful in learning many of the basics.
Part I: Getting Started with Photoshop CC 7
Chapter 1: Welcome to Photoshop! 9
Chapter 2: Knowing Just Enough about Digital Images 21
Chapter 3: Taking the Chef’s Tour of Your Photoshop Kitchen 41
Chapter 4: Getting Images into and out of Photoshop 63
Part II: Easy Enhancements for Digital Images 85
Chapter 5: Adding Dark Shadows and Sparkling Highlights 87
Chapter 6: Making Color Look Natural 107
Chapter 7: The Adobe Camera Raw 8 Plug-In 135
Chapter 8: Fine-Tuning Your Fixes 163
Chapter 9: Common Problems and Their Cures 191
Part III: Creating “Art” in Photoshop 207
Chapter 10: Combining Images 209
Chapter 11: Precision Edges with Vector Paths 227
Chapter 12: Dressing Up Images with Layer Styles 251
Chapter 13: Giving Your Images a Text Message 273
Chapter 14: Painting in Photoshop 299
Chapter 15: Filters: The Fun Side of Photoshop 323
Part IV: Power Photoshop 349
Chapter 16: Streamlining Your Work in Photoshop 351
Chapter 17: Working with Video and Animation 369
Part V: The Part of Tens 383
Chapter 18: Ten Specialized Features of Photoshop CC 385
Chapter 19: Ten Reasons to Love Your Wacom Tablet 395
Chapter 20: Ten Things to Know about HDR 401
Series: For Dummies
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 10th May 2013
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.16 x 18.8 x 2.34
Edition Number: 1