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Photoshop Cs6 in Easy Steps (In Easy Steps)by Robert Shufflebotham
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With each new release, Adobe Photoshop extends its position as THE most powerful software for manipulating digital images. Photoshop CS6 is no different - with a host of new options to further push the boundaries of your imagination.
With so many features packed in one application, learning Photoshop can be a daunting task. But fear not - you can now learn it in easy steps!
Photoshop CS6 in easy steps breaks down the complex and complicated into small, easy-to-digest chunks. Master the essentials and then gently explore the full creative potential of Photoshop CS6.
The continual expansion, refinement and development of Photoshop can make learning the software a daunting experience for the first time user. But there is no need to feel intimidated. The answer is simple, take it in easy steps. That's exactly what Photoshop CS6 in easy steps is designed to do. In clear, concise, simple language this book breaks down the complex and complicated into small easily digestible learning chunks.
Photoshop CS6 in easy steps delivers a solid, secure and lasting foundation that the reader can build on as they explore Photoshop and develop more and more creative control over one the most creative pieces of software available today. The authors extensive knowledge and understanding of the requirements and needs of the new user is distilled in this book which is written in simple, clear language with step by step instructions, breaking down complex functions into easy to follow learning sequences.
Photoshop CS6 in easy steps makes it easy to grasp the key new features, which are:
Content-Aware Patch allows greater control by letting users choose the sample area used to create a patch.
Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine takes advantage of the graphics processing unit in modern hardware to speed up imaging and editing tasks and process large images faster.
New and Re-engineered Design Tools - type styles enable consistent formatting; vector layers apply strokes and add gradients to vector objects; custom strokes and dashed lines are easily created; quick layers search and more.
Intuitive Video Creation the full range of familiar Photoshop tools and an intuitive set of new video tools to create and enhance any video clip.
Blur Gallery a simple new interface with on-image and in-context controls allows users to quickly create photographic blur effects including tilt-shift effects, blur everything with one focal point, or vary the blurriness between multiple focal points.
Photoshop CS6 in easy steps gives the reader a solid foundation to build on, allowing them to master the basics so they can proceed to unleash the full creative potential of the software.
About the Author
Robert Shufflebotham is a software training consultant with over 20 years industry experience. He trains on a regular basis for some of the largest and most prestigious magazine, book and newspaper publishers in the world. He also has a MA in Electronic Media. Robert is a successful In Easy Steps author, with all earlier editions of Photoshop in easy steps to his credit.
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