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Publisher Comments:

Photoshop for the Web shows you how to use the world's most popular imaging software to create Web graphics and images that look great and download blazingly fast. The book is crammed full of step-by-step examples and real-world solutions from some of the world's hottest Web sites, including HotWired, c|net, Discovery, National Geographic Online, SFGate, and many more.Photoshop for the Web starts where other Photoshop books leave off. Topics include:

  • Creating Photoshop Actions to automate Web production
  • Using Photoshop as a Web layout tool
  • Making graphics and images leap from the screen with transparency
  • Improving photos taken with a digital camera
  • Working with browser-safe colors to create stunning images regardless of platform or hardware
  • Quickly building Web backgrounds, buttons, and graphical type
  • Customizing Photoshop for web production
  • Controlling anti-aliasing with custom brushes
  • Getting rid of the dreaded halo syndrome
  • Optimizing images for JPEG compression
  • Animating with Actions
  • Importing vector graphics into Photoshop
  • Using guides to design and crop
  • Coding layout information in a Photoshop layer

Synopsis:

The special requirements of the Web present many challenges to Photoshop users. This book gives a wealth of tips and techniques for creating fast, quality images for the Web. Author Mikkel Aaland, a professional photographer, explains the issues and shares the best tricks from top designers. The CD-ROM contains software and images.

Synopsis:

"Photoshop for the Web shows you how to use the world's most popular imaging software to create Web graphics and images that look great and download blazingly fast. The book is crammed full of step-by-step examples and real-world solutions from some of the country's hottest Web producers, including "HotWired, "c net, "Discovery Online, "Second Story, "SFGate, and more than 20 others. Topics include: Creating Photoshop Actions to automate Web productionUsing Photoshop as a Web layout toolMaking graphics and images leap from the screenTechniques for optimizing GIFs and JPEGsAvoiding the dreaded "halo" effectImproving digital photographs Working with browser-safe colors to create stunning images regardless of platform or hardwareQuickly building Web backgrounds, buttons, and graphical typeAvoiding color shifts when importing vector images

About the Author

Mikkel Aaland is an award-winning photographer and author of ten books, including "Shooting Digital." His photography has been published in Wired, Newsweek, and several European periodicals. His work has been exhibited in major institutions around the world, including the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris and the former Lenin Museum in Prague.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565923508
Editor:
Koman, Richard
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Aaland, Mikkel
Location:
Cambridge Mass.
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
Web sites -- Design.
Subject:
Adobe Photoshop
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Photoshop;Web graphics
Subject:
General Computers
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
19980411
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
238
Dimensions:
9.27 x 8.04 x 65 in 1.2 lb

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Desktop Publishing » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » General
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Computers and Internet » Internet » Web » Site Design

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Product details 238 pages O'Reilly,1998. - English 9781565923508 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
The special requirements of the Web present many challenges to Photoshop users. This book gives a wealth of tips and techniques for creating fast, quality images for the Web. Author Mikkel Aaland, a professional photographer, explains the issues and shares the best tricks from top designers. The CD-ROM contains software and images.
"Synopsis" by , "Photoshop for the Web shows you how to use the world's most popular imaging software to create Web graphics and images that look great and download blazingly fast. The book is crammed full of step-by-step examples and real-world solutions from some of the country's hottest Web producers, including "HotWired, "c net, "Discovery Online, "Second Story, "SFGate, and more than 20 others. Topics include: Creating Photoshop Actions to automate Web productionUsing Photoshop as a Web layout toolMaking graphics and images leap from the screenTechniques for optimizing GIFs and JPEGsAvoiding the dreaded "halo" effectImproving digital photographs Working with browser-safe colors to create stunning images regardless of platform or hardwareQuickly building Web backgrounds, buttons, and graphical typeAvoiding color shifts when importing vector images
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