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    DescriptionScott Kelby was honored with Professional Photographer magazine's highly coveted 2008 Hot One Award for The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers. Here's what Jeff Kent, the Hot One Editor at Professional Photographer, has to say about the book: "In a how-to published by Peachpit Press, Scott Kelby, best-selling author on Adobe Photoshop, delves into CS3 to uncover the most important and useful techniques for digital photographers. Our judges liked Kelby's direct approach with step-by-step instructions. In this new edition, Kelby shares even more secrets from the top pros." Shutterbug magazine chose The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers as a Top Digital Book of 2007. Here's what Joe Farace of Shutterbug has to say about the book: "Scott Kelby's name on a Photoshop book is like the Dodge brand on the front of a pickup truck. You know it's built RAM-or pixel-tough. Combining his famous twisted wit with unwaveringly straight tutorials, Kelby takes you through a detailed tour of Photoshop CS3 by showing how to use the new features. No fluff; just page after page of well-illustrated tutorials showing photographers how to get the most out of the new features, commands, and effects found in the latest version of Adobe's flagship. It will get you up to speed on CS3's new features faster than you can all by yourself." Scott Kelby, the #1 best-selling Photoshop author in the world today, once again takes this book to a whole new level as he uncovers the latest, most important, and most exciting new Adobe Photoshop CS3 techniques for digital photographers. This major update to his award-winning, record-breaking book does something for digital photographers that's never been done before-it cuts through the bull and shows you exactly "how to do it." It's not a bunch of theory; it doesn't challenge you to come up with your own settings or figure it out on your own. Instead, Scott shows you step-by-step the exact techniques used by today's cutting-edge digital photographers, and best of all, he shows you flat-out exactly which settings to use, when to use them, and why. That's why the previous editions of this book are widely used as the official course study guide in photography courses at college and universities around the world, and this new edition for Photoshop CS3 exposes even more of the top pros' most closely-guarded secrets. Learn How The Pros Do It Each year Scott trains thousands of professional photographers on how to use Photoshop, and almost without exception they have the same questions, the same problems, and the same challenges-and that's exactly what he covers in this book. You'll learn: * The sharpening techniques the pros really use. * The pros' tricks for fixing the most common digital photo problems fast! * How to get great looking prints (that actually match your screen!) * A whole chapter on the latest, most requested Photoshop special effects! * How to color correct any photo without breaking a sweat. * How to process Raw images, plus how to take advantage of all the new Camera Raw features in CS3! * The portrait retouching secrets only the pros know about! * How to add real automation to your work. * How to show your work like a pro! Plus a host of shortcuts, workarounds, and slick "insider" tricks to send your productivity through the roof! If you're a digital photographer, and you're ready to learn the "tricks of the trade"-the same ones that today's leading pros use to correct, edit, sharpen, retouch, and present their work-then you're holding the book that will do just that.


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    Title
    The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Scott Kelby
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 204 mm
    Height: 255 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 1,331 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780321501912
    ISBN 10: 0321501918
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.4
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T General Subject: 229
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    BISAC V2.8: COM022000, COM012000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16350
    BIC subject category V2: UGP
    B&T Approval Code: A93654000
    DC22: 006.686, 006.6/86
    BISAC V2.8: COM087020
    B&T Approval Code: A93906435
    BISAC V2.8: PHO024000
    Ingram Subject Code: XM
    Libri: I-XM
    LC classification: T385 .K3983 2007
    Thema V1.0: UGP
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Publisher
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    New Riders Publishing
    Publication date
    01 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Indianapolis, IN
    Author Information
    Scott Kelby is President of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), the trade organization for Adobe Photoshop users, with thousands of members in the US and 63 countries. Scott is Editor-in-Chief of both Photoshop User magazine and Layers magazine, and is the technical chair of Photoshop World, the largest Photoshop gathering in the industry. Scott is one of the leading Photoshop trainers in the country today; he trains thousands of Photoshop users across the country each year, and is featured in a series of Photoshop training videos. He can also be seen on the popular weekly video podcast, NAPP TV.
    Review quote
    "This is not some reprint of an old book, but new text with tons of great, new ideas on how to polish your images. Our capture devises while good don't capture everything we see. Our images also go to many places, not just the computer monitor. Scott's book is full of techniques for cleaning up color, sharpening, presentation either by print, web gallery or a host of other ideas, organization, black and white conversion and the list just goes on and on. And all of these techniques take advantage of all the power and ease of Photoshop CS3.This is one monster of a book!" -- Moose Peterson, moosepeterson.com "In my opinion, The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book is one of those books that contains so much information that it really is a must have. If you are a beginner to Photoshop, you will have everything you need to create better photos. You will be able to learn things in a step-by-step approach that will fine tune your learning. If you are experienced, The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book will fill in many of the holes that you may have because of the depth and breath of Photoshop itself." -- T. Michael Testi, Blogcritics
    Back cover copy
    Scott Kelby was honored with Professional Photographer magazine's highly coveted 2008 Hot One Award for "The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers." Here's what Jeff Kent, the Hot One Editor at Professional Photographer, has to say about the book: "In a how-to published by Peachpit Press, Scott Kelby, best-selling author on Adobe Photoshop, delves into CS3 to uncover the most important and useful techniques for digital photographers. Our judges liked Kelby's direct approach with step-by-step instructions. In this new edition, Kelby shares even more secrets from the top pros." Shutterbug magazine chose "The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers "as a Top Digital Book of 2007. Here's what Joe Farace of Shutterbug has to say about the book: "Scott Kelby's name on a Photoshop book is like the Dodge brand on the front of a pickup truck. You know it's built RAM-or pixel-tough. Combining his famous twisted wit with unwaveringly straight tutorials, Kelby takes you through a detailed tour of Photoshop CS3 by showing how to use the new features. No fluff; just page after page of well-illustrated tutorials showing photographers how to get the most out of the new features, commands, and effects found in the latest version of Adobe's flagship. It will get you up to speed on CS3's new features faster than you can all by yourself." Scott Kelby, the #1 best-selling Photoshop author in the world today, once again takes this book to a whole new level as he uncovers the latest, most important, and most exciting new Adobe Photoshop CS3 techniques for digital photographers. This major update to his award-winning, record-breaking book does something for digital photographers that's never been done before-it cuts through the bull and shows you exactly "how to do it." It's not a bunch of theory; it doesn't challenge you to come up with your own settings or figure it out on your own. Instead, Scott shows you step-by-step the exact techniques used by today's cutting-edge digital photographers, and best of all, he shows you flat-out exactly which settings to use, when to use them, and why. That's why the previous editions of this book are widely used as the official course study guide in photography courses at college and universities around the world, and this new edition for Photoshop CS3 exposes even more of the top pros' most closely-guarded secrets. Learn How The Pros Do It Each year Scott trains thousands of professional photographers on how to use Photoshop, and almost without exception they have the same questions, the same problems, and the same challenges-and that's exactly what he covers in this book. You'll learn: - The sharpening techniques the pros really use. - The pros' tricks for fixing the most common digital photo problems fast! - How to get great looking prints (that actually match your screen!) - A whole chapter on the latest, most requested Photoshop special effects! - How to color correct any photo without breaking a sweat. - How to process Raw images, plus how to take advantage of all the new Camera Raw features in CS3! - The portrait retouching secrets only the pros know about! - How to add real automation to your work. - How to show your work like a pro! Plus a host of shortcuts, workarounds, and slick "insider" tricks to send your productivity through the roof! If you're a digital photographer, and you're ready to learn the "tricks of the trade"-the same ones that today's leading pros use to correct, edit, sharpen, retouch, and present their work-then you're holding the book that will do just that.
    Table of contents
    CHAPTER 1 London Bridge Bridge Essentials CHAPTER 2 The Bridge Advanced Bridge Techniques CHAPTER 3 Raw Deal Processing Your Images Using Camera Raw CHAPTER 4 Resized Resizing and Cropping Your Images CHAPTER 5 Fit to Print Step-by-Step Printing and Color Management CHAPTER 6 Local Color Color Correction Secrets CHAPTER 7 Black & White World How to Create Stunning B&W Images CHAPTER 8 99 Problems Dealing with Common Digital Image Problems CHAPTER 9 Faces Retouching Portraits CHAPTER 10 Special Delivery Special Effects for Photographers CHAPTER 11 Look Sharp Sharpening Techniques CHAPTER 12 Best in Show How to Show Your Work CHAPTER 13 Working for a Livin' My Step-by-Step Workflow