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The bestselling, comprehensive reference on Photoshop, fully updated to CS5.
Photoshop is the gold standard for image-editing programs and is used by professional photographers, graphic designers, and Web designers as well as hobbyists. More than 300,000 copies of this comprehensive reference have been sold in previous editions; this edition is fully updated to cover Photoshop CS5’s newest features and includes a 16-page full-color insert.
- Photoshop is the industry standard for image-editing software used in both print and digital media, with more than four million users worldwide
- This comprehensive guide covers beginning to advanced techniques, from learning your way around the windows and tools to working with Camera Raw images
- Covers retouching, color correcting, manipulating, and combining images; working with the File Browser, histogram palette, Lens Blur, and the color replacement tool; customizable keyboard shortcuts; how to create cutting-edge special effects for digital or film-based images, and much more
This revised edition of Photoshop Bible is the reference tool that graphic designers, photographers, and Web designers will refer to many times over.
If you want to learn Photoshop, this is the book!
Every previous edition of the Photoshop Bible has been a top-seller, and once you open this in-depth guide, you'll understand why. Whether you're a casual user or Photoshop professional, the 1000+ pages in this hefty book cover everything you need, from the very latest features and tools in Photoshop CS5 to the basics of Camera Raw—to techniques for creating 3D objects, producing images for mobile devices, and much more.
Explore all the features of Photoshop CS5
Make your image a canvas, and "paint" with new tools
Create, edit, and manipulate 3D objects, scenes, and settings
Work with video files, add cool effects, and master the Animation Panel
Create compelling images for the Web, print, and mobile devices
Batch process multiple images or use scripts to speed workflow
Companion Web Site
The book's Web site includes project files for the book's tutorials: www.wiley.com/go/photoshopcs5bible
Get the very most out of Photoshop CS5
Correct, enhance, or composite your photos
Design for the Web, video, or mobile devices
About the Author
Lisa DaNae Dayley
owns and operates a media creation business. She teaches Photoshop classes, is the author of Photoshop CS3 Extended Video and 3D Bible
, and is coauthor of several books with her husband, Brad Dayley.
Brad Dayley is a senior software engineer with almost 20 years of experience creating computer applications as well as working with Photoshop. He is the author of the Silverlight 2 Bible, and other books.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CS5 1
Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Chapter 2: Understanding the Photoshop Workspace.
Chapter 3: Image Basics.
Chapter 4: Understanding Colors, Histograms, Levels, and Curves.
Chapter 5: History and Actions.
Chapter 6: Using Bridge to Organize and Process Photos.
Part II: Working with Camera Raw Images.
Chapter 7: Camera Raw Basics.
Chapter 8: Processing Photos in the Camera Raw Workspace.
Part III: Selections, Layers, and Channels.
Chapter 9: Creating Selections.
Chapter 10: All about Layers.
Chapter 11: Channels.
Part IV: Enhancing, Correcting, and Retouching.
Chapter 12: Adjustment Workflow.
Chapter 13: Lighting and Color Adjustments.
Chapter 14: Sharpness, Blur, and Noise Adjustments.
Chapter 15: Using Cloning and Healing to Restore Digital Images.
Part V: Painting, Paths, Shapes, and Text.
Chapter 16: Painting and Brushes.
Chapter 17: Working with Paths and Vector Shapes.
Chapter 18: Working with Text.
Part VI: Artistic Effects.
Chapter 19: Distorting Images Using Transformation Effects, Liquify, and Vanishing Point.
Chapter 20: Applying Filters.
Chapter 21: Combining Images.
Part VII: Working with 3D Images.
Chapter 22: Creating and Manipulating 3D Objects.
Chapter 23: Using the 3D Panel to Edit 3D Scenes and Settings.
Chapter 24: Using Photoshop Tools to Change the Appearance of a 3D Layer.
Part VIII: Working with Video and Animation.
Chapter 25: Video Editing Basics.
Chapter 26: Animating in the Animation (Timeline) Panel.
Chapter 27: Correcting Video Files and Adding Artistic Effects.
Chapter 28: Animating Using the Animation (Frames) Panel.
Part IX: Advanced Output Techniques.
Chapter 29: Printing and Color Management.
Chapter 30: Creating Images for the Web and Mobile Devices.
Chapter 31: Digital Workflow and Automation.
Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts.
Appendix B: Extending Photoshop’s Capabilities Through Plug-Ins.
Appendix C: Resources.