Photoshop CS5 For Dummies

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-10
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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What the book covers: Photoshop basics including explanations of the menus, panels, tools, options, and shortcuts users need most; tips for fixing common problems such as red-eye, wrinkles, blemishes, and removing people or objects from photos; information on adjusting brightness, improving color, and fixing flaws; adding shadows and highlights; working in Camera Raw; decreasing digital noise in your images; creating composite images with layers and blending modes; using channels and masks; adding text and special effects; painting in Photoshop; getting creative with filters, streamlining your work in Photoshop; optimizing images for the Web; and more. Updated coverage: This new edition will have approximately 25-35% new content. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than eighteen years.

Author Biography

Peter Bauer is an award-winning photographer and contributing writer for Photoshop User and Layers magazines. He is best known as the Help Desk Director for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and has authored or coauthored a dozen books on Photoshop, Illustrator, and photography.

Table of Contents

Breezing through Basic Training
Welcome to Photoshop!
Knowing Just Enough about Digital Images
Taking the Chef's Tour of Your Photoshop Kitchen
Getting Images into and out of Photoshop
Easy Enhancements for Digital Images
Adding Dark Shadows and Sparkling Highlights
Making Color Look Natural
The Adobe Camera Raw 6 Plug-In
Fine-Tuning Your Fixes
Common Problems and Their Cures
Creating "Art" in Photoshop
Combining Images
Precision Edges with Vector Paths
Dressing Up Images with Layer Styles
Giving Your Images a Text Message
Painting in Photoshop
Filters: The Fun Side of Photoshop
Power Photoshop
Streamlining Your Work in Photoshop
Introducing Photoshop CS5 Extended
The Part of Tens
Pete's Top Ten Favorite Photoshop Tips and Tricks
Ten Reasons to Love Your Wacom Tablet
Ten Things to Know about HDR
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