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Photoshop CC For Dummies : For Dummies - Peter Bauer

Photoshop CC For Dummies

For Dummies


Published: 10th May 2013
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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.

  • Covers the new Photoshop CC release which brings even more features to over four million photographers, graphic designers, web developers, and other Photoshop professionals
  • Teaches the essentials for first-time users before moving on to more advanced techniques like removing blemishes and wrinkles, creating composite images, and working with layers, filters, levels, and curves
  • Walks you through adjusting brightness, enhancing color, adding shadows and highlights, decreasing digital noise, taking advantage of Camera Raw, and optimizing your images for print and the web

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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A great book for learning Photoshop CC


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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
  • Well Written


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    A piece of reference material


    Great starter Book for Photoshop


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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.

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    Introduction 1

    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

    Index 411

    ISBN: 9781118645758
    ISBN-10: 1118645758
    Series: For Dummies
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 448
    Published: 10th May 2013
    Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 18.7  x 2.3
    Weight (kg): 1.02
    Edition Number: 1