50 Fast Photoshop CS Techniques

50 Fast Photoshop CS Techniques

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This is a hot seller in previous editions, totally revised and updated for the newest release of Adobe Photoshop, the world's most popular image editing application. This work: features 50 easy, impressive techniques beginners and experienced image editors alike can implement almost instantly to enhance the quality of their work; includes many all-new techniques, all explained step by step with lavish full-color illustrations; and, discusses traditional photo effects, techniques for combining photos, natural media and graphic arts techniques, animating artwork, digital photo blends, and much more, with detailed discussions that help readers learn to adapt the techniques for their own needs. CD-ROM includes all images from the book as well as valuable utilities.
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  • Paperback | 381 pages
  • 204 x 226 x 30mm | 1,079.54g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • ill
  • 0764541749
  • 9780764541742

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"All Photoshop books should have this level of image quality and step-by-step instructions."
-- George Lepp, internationally acclaimed nature photographerIf you're eager to enhance your photos and create breathtaking effects with the world's leading digital imaging tool, this book shows you how to achieve 50 terrific effects quickly and easily. Fully updated for Photoshop CS, it covers both Windows(R) and Mac(R) versions and illustrates not only how to perform magic with photographs, but also how to set up Photoshop CS for greater efficiency and how to use the tools effectively.Your guide to amazing results with Photoshop CSFix flaws, correct colors, reveal detail in shadows and highlights, and sharpen imagesConvert RAW images with Adobe(R) Camera RAWTM and achieve accurate color when using a GretagMacbeth ColorCheckerTM Restore, retouch, tone, add texture effects, and hand-color portraitsLearn how to effectively use plug-ins to supplement Photoshop CS's featuresBuild an online photo gallery with image maps, animated Web banners, image roll-overs, and superb Web imagesCD-ROM includes files created by the author, with 50 great before-and-after images showing what you can accomplish with Photoshop CS.
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Table of contents

Preface.Acknowledgments.Introduction.Chapter 1: Photoshop CS Fundamentals.Chapter 2: Correcting and Enhancing Digital Photos.Chapter 3: Working in Black and White.Chapter 4: Enhancing Portraits.Chapter 5: Combining Photos in Montages, Collages, and Composites.Chapter 6: Fine Art Techniques.Chapter 7: Using Plug-Ins.Chapter 8: Making Photographic Prints.Chapter 9: Creating an Online Photo Gallery.Appendix A: What's on the CD-ROM.Appendix B: Companion Web Site.Index.About the Author.Colophon.End-User License Agreement.
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"...easily realises the author's modest ambitions for the reader..." (British Journal of Photography, July 2004) "...covered in much more depth than similar titles can claim...an essential purchase for digital photographers...an excellent guide to Photoshop CS..." (PC Utilities, June 2004) "...step-by-step techniques for creating professional quality images..." (Mac World, May 2004)
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About G. Georges

Gregory Georges has been an active photographer for more than 25 years. He is the best-selling author of 50 Fast Digital Photo Techniques, 50 Fast Photoshop 7 Techniques, 50 Fast Digital Camera Techniques, and Digital Photography: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks. He also writes for Shutterbug and eDigitalPhoto magazines.
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