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Photoshop CS5 For Dummies

Photoshop CS5 For Dummies
Author: Peter Bauer
ISBN 13: 9780470610787
ISBN 10: 470610786
Edition: 1
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: 2010-05-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $39.99

Learn the ins and outs of Photoshop — the fast and easy way!

Whether you're just learning Photoshop or want to take your skills up a notch, you've come to the right place. Photoshop expert Pete Bauer shows you how, using the latest features of Photoshop CS5. Whether you want to remove a background from a photo, adjust brightness, improve color, or fix flaws — just for starters — this book gives you the tools.

  • Breeze through the basics — if you're a beginner, check this section for details on how to get started, get around, and get comfortable
  • Enhancements made easy — learn about Levels and Curves, make color look natural, work with Camera Raw, create selections, and more
  • Walk on the creative side — learn how to build composite images and add layer styles to turn your photo into a work of art
  • Make your images pop — use Photoshop's tools to adjust the tonality and create sharper, more colorful images
  • Power Photoshop — unleash the capabilities of Photoshop's advanced features

Open the book and find:

  • How to get images into Photoshop and keep them organized
  • What you can do to take advantage of Camera Raw
  • Tips for designing composite images by using layers and blending modes
  • Techniques for curing red-eye, wrinkles, and more
  • How to use vector paths and layer styles
  • Steps for automating tasks by using the Adobe Bridge Tools menu
  • Advice on what you need to know about HDR (High Dynamic Range) images