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An inspirational and user-friendly guide to creative image editing, this book provides direction for photographers and designers alike who have ventured into the realm of the 'digital darkroom.' Photoshop CS2: Essential Skills offers a progressive curriculum to guide you through Photoshop with a series of clear, step-by-step projects designed to place knowledge into a practical context. You will build a useful and essential set of skills for creative and professional image editing and, whether you simply want to retouch an image, create a glamour makeover or create a highly sophisticated montage - this book will give you the essential skills to complete the work to a professional standard.

The accompanying CD-ROM and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com, offer additional teaching and learning support materials which form a library of indispensable supporting resources including: All of the images used in the text * Over four hours of QuickTime movie tutorials to support the practical projects * Arange of presets (including layer styles, curves, shapes and gradients) * Camera RAW files * Free extra chapters in e-book form.

* Packed with beautiful color images and covering Photoshop 7.0 up to CS2

* Includes practical projects to put theoretical knowledge into a creative context

* CD-ROM and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com, offer additional teaching and learning support materials

Synopsis:

An inspirational and user-friendly guide to creative image editing, this book provides direction for photographers and designers alike who have ventured into the realm of the 'digital darkroom.' Photoshop CS2: Essential Skills offers a progressive curriculum to guide you through Photoshop with a series of clear, step-by-step projects designed to place knowledge into a practical context. You will build a useful and essential set of skills for creative and professional image editing and, whether you simply want to retouch an image, create a glamour makeover or create a highly sophisticated montage - this book will give you the essential skills to complete the work to a professional standard.

The accompanying CD-ROM and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com, offer additional teaching and learning support materials which form a library of indispensable supporting resources including: All of the images used in the text * Over four hours of QuickTime movie tutorials to support the practical projects * A range of presets (including layer styles, curves, shapes and gradients) * Camera RAW files * Free extra chapters in e-book form.

* Packed with beautiful color images and covering Photoshop 7.0 up to CS2

* Includes practical projects to put theoretical knowledge into a creative context

* CD-ROM and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com, offer additional teaching and learning support materials

Synopsis:

Photoshop CS2 Essential Skills is an inspirational and user-friendly guide to creative image editing offering a highly structured educational approach to photographic learning. The package is approached in a clear, step-by-step style, with examples which accompany each feature discussed, assignments and tutorials to aid the learning process.

It follows the tried and tested curriculum approach of providing learning outcomes, aims and objectives with extensive illustrative activities and assignments to support both the student and the teacher. This text also supports an independent learning approach, which makes the text highly suitable for flexible delivery.

The accompanying CD and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com offer additional teaching and learning support materials. They include all of the images and presets used in the text, two and a half hours worth of QuickTime movie tutorials to support the practical activities and a series of additional short ‘Quick Fix’ movie tutorials to cover some of the problem areas frequently encountered with newcomers to image editing. The range of presets (including layer styles, curves, shapes, gradients and actions) offers a library of indispensable shortcuts and image enhancement automated procedures to support the tutorials and independent image-editing tasks. A folder of camera RAW images also supports learning in this area.

About the Author

Mark Galer is a Senior Lecturer in photography at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. He is also co-writer and teacher on their new online photography courses. He has lectured in photography in the UK and Australia and has worked commercially as a freelance photographer on corporate and editorial assignments. He has written numerous top-selling photography books, including Photography Foundations for ArtandDesign, Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 Maximum Performance and Digital Photography in Available Light. He is an Official Adobe Ambassador for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.Philip Andrews is Adobe Australia's official Photoshop and Elements Ambassador. He is an experienced photographer, author, magazine editor and online course creator. He was previously a lecturer at the Queensland School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Australia and Nescot, England. He is a beta tester for Photoshop, an alpha tester for Photoshop Elements and a Photoshop specialist demonstrator for Adobe Australia. Philip is also co-founder of photo-college.com an online photography training college. He's a regular contributor to several magazines including Shutterbug, Amateur Photographer, Australian Photography and Better Photography, he is senior contributing editor for Better Digital, columnist for What Digital Camera and Co-editor and publisher of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine.

Table of Contents

Excellent coverage of Photoshop CS2 as a digital darkroom tool, compatible for previous versions

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240520001
Publisher:
Focal Press
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Photoshop
Author:
Andrews, Philip
Author:
GALER, MARK
Author:
Andrews, Galer, Mark, Philip
Subject:
Techniques - Digital
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Series:
Photography Essential Skills
Publication Date:
June 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
372
Dimensions:
9.69 x 7.44 in

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Photoshop Cs2: Essential Skills
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"Synopsis" by , An inspirational and user-friendly guide to creative image editing, this book provides direction for photographers and designers alike who have ventured into the realm of the 'digital darkroom.' Photoshop CS2: Essential Skills offers a progressive curriculum to guide you through Photoshop with a series of clear, step-by-step projects designed to place knowledge into a practical context. You will build a useful and essential set of skills for creative and professional image editing and, whether you simply want to retouch an image, create a glamour makeover or create a highly sophisticated montage - this book will give you the essential skills to complete the work to a professional standard.

The accompanying CD-ROM and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com, offer additional teaching and learning support materials which form a library of indispensable supporting resources including: All of the images used in the text * Over four hours of QuickTime movie tutorials to support the practical projects * A range of presets (including layer styles, curves, shapes and gradients) * Camera RAW files * Free extra chapters in e-book form.

* Packed with beautiful color images and covering Photoshop 7.0 up to CS2

* Includes practical projects to put theoretical knowledge into a creative context

* CD-ROM and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com, offer additional teaching and learning support materials

"Synopsis" by , Photoshop CS2 Essential Skills is an inspirational and user-friendly guide to creative image editing offering a highly structured educational approach to photographic learning. The package is approached in a clear, step-by-step style, with examples which accompany each feature discussed, assignments and tutorials to aid the learning process.

It follows the tried and tested curriculum approach of providing learning outcomes, aims and objectives with extensive illustrative activities and assignments to support both the student and the teacher. This text also supports an independent learning approach, which makes the text highly suitable for flexible delivery.

The accompanying CD and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com offer additional teaching and learning support materials. They include all of the images and presets used in the text, two and a half hours worth of QuickTime movie tutorials to support the practical activities and a series of additional short ‘Quick Fix’ movie tutorials to cover some of the problem areas frequently encountered with newcomers to image editing. The range of presets (including layer styles, curves, shapes, gradients and actions) offers a library of indispensable shortcuts and image enhancement automated procedures to support the tutorials and independent image-editing tasks. A folder of camera RAW images also supports learning in this area.

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