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The Photoshop Cs3/Cs4 Wow! Book (Wow!)

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Publisher Comments:

Ever since Photoshop version 2.5, The Photoshop Wow! Book has enlightened and inspired graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers around the globe. This newest edition delivers the familiar award-winning mix of explanations and step-by-step tutorials for creating both commercial and fine-art images, with a DVD-ROM full of tutorial files and other goodies. Tips and beautiful galleries distinguish this book as the most inspiring Photoshop resource around. Designed for easy reference, The Photoshop CS3/CS4 Wow! Book includes short features in which professional photographers and designers let you in on their creative secrets for quick solutions. You’ll learn the most innovative techniques for creating and enhancing images, graphics, and type.

  • Use these techniques with Photoshop CS3 and CS4; most fundamental techniques also work with Photoshop CS5

  • Use the new and improved features in Photoshop CS3 and CS4, including Smart Filters, the Quick Selection tool, the new Black & White and Vibrance adjustments, the Refine Edge command, the Clone Source panel, the Adjustments and Masks panels, and video, animation, 3D, and Analysis features in Photoshop Extended, as well as improvements to Bridge and Camera Raw

  • Build your skill with familiar Photoshop features such as blend modes, Adjustment layers, channels, filters, Actions, and Layer Styles

  • Focus attention on the subject of a photo, retouch a portrait, tint an image, or convert a color image to black-and-white

  • Bring out your inner artist with Photoshop’s sophisticated brushes and vector-drawing tools

  • Create dazzling special effects for type and graphics
  • Keep your creations organized with layers, groups, Smart Objects, and layer comps

Synopsis:

Using professionally designed projects (and a DVD crammed with project files), the latest edition of this bestselling encyclopedia of Photoshop explores all of the application's most important features, including those new to both Photoshop and Photoshop Extended CS3 and CS4.

Synopsis:

Using gorgeous, professionally designed projects (and a DVD crammed with project files and and other great resources), the latest edition of this best-selling full-color encyclopedia of Photoshop  presents step-by-step all the techniques needed to reproduce the works shown in its pages. With clear background explanations that will help readers choose the best approaches for their own photo, design, and illustration projects, the book explores all of Photoshop's most important features, including those new to both Photoshop and Photoshop Extended CS3 and CS4: a Camera Raw workflow; Smart Filters; content-aware scaling; improved Adjustment layers; new and enhanced selection and masking tools; better blending for panoramas, high dynamic range photos, and other composites; new video and animation features; 3D; image measurement and analysis tools; improved asset management with Bridge; and more. As always with this popular series, the book showcases the work of dozens of Photoshop experts, with the emphasis on results--how to produce the best work in the least amount of time while keeping options open for easy change and repurposing. Readers may just find some tricks even Adobe doesn't know about!

About the Author

LINNEA DAYTON, who has authored nine previous editions of the award-winning Photoshop Wow! Book, has written and edited numerous other books and articles about computer-based artmaking and is series editor of Peachpit Press’s Wow! books.

CRISTEN GILLESPIE authors her second edition of Photoshop Wow! She has contributed to other books in the Wow! series as well as the “Wow! Factor” column for Photoshop User magazine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321514950
Author:
Dayton, Linnea
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Author:
Gillespie, Cristen
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Photoshop
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Graphics-Photoshop
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Windows/Mac
Series:
Wow!
Publication Date:
April 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
9.10x7.56x1.64 in. 4.03 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Using professionally designed projects (and a DVD crammed with project files), the latest edition of this bestselling encyclopedia of Photoshop explores all of the application's most important features, including those new to both Photoshop and Photoshop Extended CS3 and CS4.
"Synopsis" by , Using gorgeous, professionally designed projects (and a DVD crammed with project files and and other great resources), the latest edition of this best-selling full-color encyclopedia of Photoshop  presents step-by-step all the techniques needed to reproduce the works shown in its pages. With clear background explanations that will help readers choose the best approaches for their own photo, design, and illustration projects, the book explores all of Photoshop's most important features, including those new to both Photoshop and Photoshop Extended CS3 and CS4: a Camera Raw workflow; Smart Filters; content-aware scaling; improved Adjustment layers; new and enhanced selection and masking tools; better blending for panoramas, high dynamic range photos, and other composites; new video and animation features; 3D; image measurement and analysis tools; improved asset management with Bridge; and more. As always with this popular series, the book showcases the work of dozens of Photoshop experts, with the emphasis on results--how to produce the best work in the least amount of time while keeping options open for easy change and repurposing. Readers may just find some tricks even Adobe doesn't know about!
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