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Adobe Photoshop Cs3 Studio Techniques (Studio Techniques)


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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Studio Techniques has been completely updated to cover the new features in CS3. In a friendly, easy-going style that's long on information and short on techno-babble, Photoshop Hall-of-Famer Ben Willmore guides you through the concepts, features that will truly make a difference in how you use Photoshop every day. He takes you from blindly following step-by-step instructions to an in-depth understanding of how Photoshop works, cutting through the fat to focus on what he considers to be Photoshop's essential features. This full-color book delivers the content in three easily digestible sections: Working Foundations, Production Essentials, and Creative Explorations, and includes a companion CD with bonus chapters and practice images so you can quickly and easily apply the techniques covered throughout. Beginning with the working foundations of Photoshop--the basic tools, palettes, layers, and masks, you'll quickly move on to real-world production techniques, such as how to sharpen scans, correct and optimize images, and use the powerful Curves and Channels features to your advantage. Finally, you'll get to fully explore Photoshop's creative potential by blending and enhancing images, creating collages, retouching photographs, colorizing, and working with filters and layer masks. By the time you finish this book, your creativity and efficiency levels should soar and you'll start to feel like you finally "get" Photoshop.

About the Author

Considered to be one of the all-time great Photoshop gurus, Ben Willmore has personally taught over 50,000 Photoshop users on four continents. Famous for finding the simplicity that lies within Photoshop's most complex features, and for his signature teaching style of "not just how but why," Ben was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2004. Dan Ablan is president of AGA Digital Studios, Inc., and author of twelve books on computer graphics and publishing. Dan is an accomplished photographer and 3D animator, working the arts for the past twenty years.

Table of Contents

Part I Working Foundations    

Chapter 1  Tools and Palette Primer    

Chapter 2    Bridge, Selections, & Layers    

Part II Production Essentials    

Chapter 3    Color Correction

Chapter 4    Understanding Curves    

Chapter 5    Using Camera Raw 5.0

Chapter 6    Color Manipulation    

Chapter 7    Adjustment Layers    

Chapter 8     Sharpening    

Part III Creative Techniques

Chapter 9     Enhancements & Masking

Chapter 10    Collage Effects

Chapter 11    Retouching Techniques

Chapter 12    Workflow

3D Bonus Videos also online

Bonus Video 1    Line Art Scanning

Bonus Video 2    Channels

Bonus Video 3    Shadows

Bonus Video 4    Type and Background Effects

Bonus Video 5    Resolution Solutions

Product Details

Willmore, Ben
Adobe Press
Ablan, Dan
Long, Ben
Computer Graphics - General
Computer Graphics - Photoshop
Edition Number:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Studio Techniques
Publication Date:
December 2007
Grade Level:
9.12x7.34x1.20 in. 2.94 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Desktop Publishing » General
Computers and Internet » Desktop Publishing » Photoshop
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Digital Media » Graphics Applications
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Photoshop

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