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Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manualby Lesa Snider
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Photoshop CS5 is more amazing than ever, but it can be overwhelming if you're just getting started. This book makes learning Photoshop a breeze by explaining things in a conversational, friendly style — with no technical jargon. After a thorough introduction to the program, you'll delve deep into Photoshop's secrets with expert tips and practical advice you can use every day.
Written with the clarity, humor, and objective scrutiny, Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual is the friendly, thorough resource you need.
Book News Annotation:
Beginning with a basic discussion of the Photoshop CS5 user interface and finishing with more advanced topics like web integration, this manual walks the reader through many of the features of this popular photo manipulation software. The guide is divided into sections covering subjects such as layers, image correction, channels and filters and step by step instructions, including numerous screen shots, lead novice and intermediate users through many of the common functions of the application. Snider, a stock photographer and columnist for Macworld magazine, also includes information about preparing photographs for printing, both at home and with commercial offset presses. Links to on-line appendices that provide installation and troubleshooting help for the software itself are provided. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Lesa Snider is on a mission to teach the world to create--and use--better graphics. She's a stock photographer and chief evangelist for iStockphoto, founder of the creative tutorial site http://GraphicReporter.com, author of Photoshop: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly, 2008), Graphic Secrets for Business Professionals (http://Lynda.com), From Photo to Graphic Art, and Practical Photoshop Elements (http://KelbyTraining.com). She writes regularly for Macworld Magazine, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, Elements Techniques, and Layers Magazine. Lesa is also a corporate trainer and teaches at many industry conferences including Photoshop World, Macworld Expo, Mac Mania Geek Cruises, and the esteemed Santa Fe Workshops. Since 2003, she has assisted New York Times technology columnist David Pogue with many projects, including his Missing Manual book series and NYT videos. You can catch Lesa's Graphics Tip of the Week live each Wednesday night on the Your Mac Life internet radio show, which she co-hosts.
Table of Contents
The Missing CreditsForewordIntroductionPart One: The Basics
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