A guide to Adobe Photoshop CS for photographers covers such topics as image adjustments, color correction, montage techniques, layer effects, filters, resolution, and output for the Web.
Photoshop CS Savvy
Author: Stephen Romaniello
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Savvy - n. Practical know-how. Just about anyone who works with digital images needs to know to how to use Photoshop. But its complexity can be confounding even to experienced users. In Photoshop CS Savvy, artist and teacher Steve Romaniello reveals the secrets behind Photoshop's power—showing you how to combine theory with practical techniques to get results that are inspirational and satisfying. Whether you're a graphic artist, photographer, web designer, desktop publisher, or, if your goal is to become Photoshop savvy, this is the book that will get you there. Work your way through from cover to cover or zero in on any topic, from setting up a Photoshop workflow to restoring old photos to creating a web photo gallery. In Hands On tutorials, you'll apply your knowledge in complex, real-world projects, mastering the techniques your own work demands. A 32-page full-color section showcases numerous color-related examples. Coverage includes: Core Photoshop Skills: selections, type, layers, paths, paint effects, alpha channels, Quick Mask, scanning, transformations. Features New in Photoshop CS: Shadow/Highlight correction, photo filters, Match Color, Color Replacement, Liquify enhancements, automations, support for raw camera files. Image Retouching: Dodge and Burn tools, cloning and healing, History Brush, Dust and Scratches filter. Color Management and Correction: levels and curves, color mapping, hue and saturation, channel mixing, CMYK conversion, printing. Photoshop, ImageReady, and the Web: page layout, optimization, image maps, animations, rollovers. Advanced Techniques: difficult selections, compositing, automation, duotones and spot color, advanced layering, 16-bit editing, preparing images for digital video. Note:CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
If you are looking to create exciting Web graphics and need to define and edit images quickly and easily, then this book is for you-whether you're new to Adobe's latest graphics editing software or you need a refresher on Photoshop's wide range of resources. Open the book and you'll discover clear, easy-to-follow instructions for more than 250 key Photoshop tasks, each presented in ten quick steps-or less. Easy - to - navigate pages, lots of screen shots, and to-the-point directions guide you through every common (and not so common) Photoshop challenge-and help you get more done in less time. * Each solution is ten steps-or less-to help you get the job done fast * Self-contained two-page spreads deliver the answers you need-without flipping pages * A no-fluff approach focuses on helping you achieve results * A resource packed with useful and fun ways to get the most out of Photoshop cs * Make it simple and get productive fast! - find full-color images and links to resources, downloads, and companion and plug-in software on this book's Web site
Photoshop CS Artistry
Author: Barry Haynes, Wendy Crumpler, Seán Duggan
Publisher: New Riders Pub
Artistryis the key word here: When competent doesn't cut it. When what you're going for is museum-quality art prints, high-end advertising effects, and dizzyingly beautiful digitally manipulated images, this is the place to start. Providing a focused approach to the advanced features of Photoshop CS, this beautiful full-color guide tackles complex yet essential topics like color calibration and correction. Along the way, you'll learn how Photoshop's newest features-Photomerge technology (which allows you to create seamless panoramas from multiple images), enhanced Camera Raw support, an improved File Browser, nonsquare pixel support, and more-can aid in your quest for the perfect image. Throughout, the authors emphasize the relationship between Photoshop CS tools and traditional photography to provide essential context for complex tasks. The knowledge is sure to stick as you work your way through the detailed, step-by-step exercises and use the companion CD to view before-and-after images and access masks and tool settings for the book's tutorials.
Bestselling author Scott Kelby (Editor of Photoshop User magazine) is back with an amazing new collection of Photoshop Down and Dirty Tricks, including how to create the same exact effects you see every day in magazines, on TV, at the movies, and on the Web. It's more of those eye-popping, jaw-dropping special effects that made Scott's previous version an award-winning worldwide smash hit! But this isn't just an update to his previous book--these are 100% ALL NEW EFFECTS from cover-to-cover to reflect the latest trends in Photoshop special effects and design. These are nothing but today's real world techniques--the same ones you see used by leading Photoshop photographers, designers, and special effect masters, and its all here in the only book of its kind. You'll learn the most closely guarded inside secrets for creating the latest cutting-edge effects, including techniques that have never been revealed before anywhere! And the book is written so clearly, and is so easy to follow, that you'll be able to create every one of these amazing effects yourself. You'll learn: Tricks professional photographers use to show off their work The most popular effects used by the big Hollywood studios The latest cutting-edge photographic special effects How to fake all kinds of studio shots (you'll be amazed how its done!) The type effects that are most in demand by clients How to get stunning 3D effects without using a 3D program How to turn simple snapshots into museum quality gallery prints The most asked for new Web effects Plus loads of advanced effects that look hard, but are easy, once you know the secrets But Down and Dirty tricks is more than just a just an effects book--it's a tips book too, because on every page Scott includes a cool tip, a quick trick, or a timesaving shortcut, making this an invaluable productivity tool too! Plus the whole book is packed with design techniques, creative ideas and stunning layouts that will help you unleash your own creativity. It's all here-- "Just the funk and not the junk" and if you're into Photoshop, you're absolutely gonna love it!
Hands-on techniques and comprehensive instruction get serious Photoshop users up to speed fast.
Presents step-by-step lessons on the digital image editing software with two hours of video instruction on the companion DVD-ROM.
This update is so important, because if there was ever a version of Photoshop that was aimed at digital photographers, Photoshop CS is it, and "The Photoshop CS Book for Digital Photographers" by Scott Kelby (Editor of Photoshop User magazine) once again breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers that's never been done before--it cuts through the bull and shows you exactly "how to do it." It's not a bunch of theory; it doesn't challenge you to come up with your own settings or figure it out on your own. Instead, it shows you step by step the exact techniques used by today's cutting-edge digital photographers and retouchers, and it does something that virtually no other Photoshop book has ever done -- it tells you, flat-out, which settings to use, when to use them, and why. If you're looking for one of those "tell-me-everything-about-the-Unsharp-Mask-filter" books, this isn't it. You can grab any other Photoshop book on the shelf, because they all do that. Instead, this book gives you the inside tips and tricks of the trade that today's leading pros use to correct, edit, sharpen, retouch, and present their photos to some of the most demanding clients on the planet. You'll be absolutely amazed at how easy and effective they are--once you know the secrets. LEARN HOW THE PROS DO IT Each year Scott trains thousands of professional photographers how to use Photoshop, and almost without exception they have the same questions and the same problems -- that's exactly what Scott covers in this book. You'll learn: The secrets of how the pros retouch portraits How to color correct any photo without breaking a sweat (you'll be amazed at how they do it!) How to unlock the power of Photoshop CS' new features for digital photo pros Amazing digital body-sculpting techniques How the pros use CS' File Browser (it's much more powerful than you think) Tricks that can send your productivity through the roof The sharpening techniques the pros really use (there's an entire chapter just on this!) How to deal with common digital camera image problems Removing noise, avoiding halos, and protecting your images How to use Match Color, The Color Replacement Tool, and other amazing CS tools. Masking techniques for photographers The most-requested photographic special effects and much more! Photoshop CS is THE tool for digital photographers, and this book show you exactly how to put it's power to work for you today.
Author: Shruti Lal
Publisher: Firewall Media
Adobe Photoshop CS.
Author: Adobe Creative Team
Publisher: Adobe Press
Showcases the computer graphics program's updated features while demonstrating fundamental and advanced Photoshop concepts and displaying professionally designed projects.
Written by a renowned trainer and illustrated throughout in full color, this totally updated edition of the bestseller shows readers how to master the full range of Photoshop "X"'s tools and techniques. Seventeen sessions and more than 100 step-by-step tutorials, accompanied by vivid color images and screen shots, walk readers through the creation of an all-new professional project from start to finish. After completing the course, readers will have an impressive portfolio piece and full competency in the brand-new release of Adobe Photoshop. Readers can also earn a Certificate of Completion from Seybold Seminars and Publications.
Inside Photoshop CS
Author: Gary David Bouton
* * All new step-by-step tutorials based on real-world examples guide readers through even the toughest features of Photoshop. * Previous editions have helped thousands of users become proficient in the software creating a large and loyal following. * Packed with retouching and color correcting exercises. * CD provides images and tutorial examples as well as original images and fonts designed by the author.