Adobe (R) Photoshop (R) 5

Adobe (R) Photoshop (R) 5 : An Introduction to Digital Images and Student CD Package

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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 375 pages
  • 222.8 x 279.9 x 20.3mm | 821.02g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 013021745X
  • 9780130217455

Table of contents

Getting Started.

Platform. Naming Conventions. Key Commands. The CD-ROM and Initial Setup Considerations. Introduction.

1. Where Images Come From.

Analog Images. Digital Images. Scanners and Digitizers. Image File Formats. Where Images Go. Electronic Documents. Understanding Resolution. Calibration and Color Models.

2. A Photoshop Document.

The Working Environment.

3. Getting Around.

Photoshop Palettes. The Photoshop Toolbox. The Photoshop Menu Bar. Navigating Photoshop. Keyboard Navigation.

4. Images: Sizes and Resolutions.

The Relationship Between PPI and Line Screens. The Canvas Size Command. Understanding Tones.

5. Basic Selection Techniques.

Basic Selection Tools. Mirrored Tiles. The Elliptical Marquee. Adding or Removing Portions of a Selection. The Type Tools. Layers and Selections. Selections in the Real World.

6. Working with Type.

Photoshop Is Not a Typesetting Program! Type Tools and Layers. The Type Mask Tool.

7. Painting Tools.

Working with the Brushes Palette. In Summary.

8. Blending Modes.

Blending Modes and Layers. The Blending Modes.

Review #1.

9. Complex Selections.

The Magic Wand. Preserving Selection Information. Feathering.

10. Channels and Masks.

Color Channels. Alpha Channels. Managing Channels. More Channels Techniques. Using Quick-Mask Mode. Quick Mask Options.

11. Working with Layers.

Working with Multiple Layers. Photo Composites with Layers.

12. Calibrating Your System.

What Is Calibration? Using the Gamma Program.

13. Adjusting Brightness and Contrast.

What Is Contrast? Tools for Adjusting Brightness and Contrast. Choosing Highlights and Shadows from the Image. Summary.

14. Filters.

The Filter Groups. Other Things to Know About Filters.

15. Basic Color Correction.

The Color Wheel.

16. Creating and Managing Paths.

The Paths Palette.

Review #2.


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