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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction

    1. What’s New in Photoshop CC

    2. About This Book

  2. Chapter 2 Photoshop CC Guided Tour

    1. Meet the Application Frame

    2. Working with Panels

    3. The Power of Undo

    4. Tweaking Photoshop’s Preferences

    5. Working with Presets

  3. Chapter 3 Opening, Viewing, and Saving Files

    1. Creating a New Document

    2. Saving Files

    3. Opening an Existing Document

    4. Changing Your View

    5. Arranging Open Images

    6. Guides, Grids, and Rulers

  4. Chapter 4 Layers: The Key to Nondestructive Editing

    1. Layer Basics

    2. Managing Layers

    3. Layer Blending

    4. Layer Masks: Digital Masking Tape

    5. Using Smart Objects

    6. Layer Styles

  5. Chapter 5 Selections: Choosing What to Edit

    1. Selection Basics

    2. Selecting by Shape

    3. Selecting by Color

    4. Selecting Irregular Areas

    5. Modifying Selections

  6. Chapter 6 Understanding Channels

    1. How Color Works

    2. The Channels Panel and You

    3. Meet the Color Channels

    4. The Mighty Alpha Channel

    5. Basic Channel Stunts

  7. Chapter 7 Cropping, Resizing, and Rotating

    1. Cropping Images

    2. Resizing Images

    3. Content-Aware Scaling

    4. Rotating and Distorting

  8. Chapter 8 Combining Images

    1. Cut It Out

    2. Pasting into a Selection

    3. Fading Images Together

    4. Layer Blend Modes

    5. Zapping Backgrounds with Blending Sliders

    6. Auto-Aligning Layers and Photomerge

    7. Auto-Blending Layers

    8. Cloning Between Documents

    9. Combining Vectors and Rasters

    10. Mapping One Image onto Another

  9. Chapter 9 Draining, Changing, and Adding Color

    1. Draining Color

    2. Changing Color

    3. Adding Color

  10. Chapter 10 Correcting Color and Lighting

    1. Quick Fixer-Uppers

    2. Correcting Images in Camera Raw

    3. Using Levels

    4. Working with Curves

    5. Creating High Dynamic Range Images

    6. Making Colors Pop

    7. Rescuing the Unfixables

  11. Chapter 11 Changing Reality: Removing and Repositioning

    1. The Great Healers

    2. Zapping Shines and Shadows

    3. Whitening Teeth

    4. Super Slimmers

    5. Skin Softeners

    6. Show-Stopping Eyes

    7. Other Creative Madness

  12. Chapter 12 The Art of Sharpening

    1. What Is Sharpening?

    2. Basic Sharpening

    3. Advanced Sharpening Techniques

    4. Sharpening in Camera Raw

  13. Chapter 13 Painting in Photoshop

    1. Color Theory: The Basics

    2. Choosing a Color Scheme

    3. Choosing Individual Colors

    4. (Re)Introducing the Brush Tool

    5. Customizing Brushes

    6. Defining a New Brush

    7. Installing New Brushes

  14. Chapter 14 Drawing with the Vector Tools

    1. Photoshop’s Drawing Modes

    2. Drawing Paths with the Pen Tool

    3. Saving Paths

    4. Drawing with the Shape Tools

    5. Editing Paths

    6. Making Selections and Masks with Paths

  15. Chapter 15 Creating Artistic Text

    1. Typography 101

    2. Creating and Editing Text

    3. Formatting Text

    4. Special Text Effects

    5. More Typographic Resources

  16. Chapter 16 The Wide World of Filters

    1. The Joy of Smart Filters

    2. A Filters Tour

  17. Chapter 17 Photoshop and Print

    1. The Challenge of WYSIWYG Printing

    2. Resizing and Formatting Files

    3. Printing on an Inkjet Printer

    4. Printing on a Commercial Offset Press

    5. Printing on a Digital Press

    6. Printing Multiple Images

    7. Recap: Stress-Free Printing Tips

  18. Chapter 18 Photoshop and the Web

    1. Creating Web- and Email-Friendly Images

    2. Animating a GIF

    3. Designing a Website Favicon

    4. Creating Web Page Mockups and Image Maps

    5. Protecting Your Images Online

    6. Building Online Photo Galleries

  19. Chapter 19 Working Smarter with Actions

    1. The Actions Panel

    2. Using Actions

    3. Managing Actions

    4. Creating Droplets

    5. Sharing Actions

  20. Chapter 20 Beyond Photoshop: Plug-Ins

    1. Adding and Removing Plug-Ins

    2. Managing Plug-Ins

    3. Noise Reducers

    4. Making Selections and Masking

    5. Color Correction and Enhancement

    6. Miscellaneous Plug-Ins

  21. Chapter 21 Photoshop and Video

    1. Creating Your First Video Project

    2. Opening and Importing Video Clips

    3. Editing Video

    4. Animating Objects and Effects

    5. Global Lighting

    6. Adding Comments

    7. Adding Fill and Adjustment Layers

    8. Adding Layer Styles

    9. Using Smart Filters with Video

    10. Cloning and Healing

    11. Exporting Videos

    12. Additional Video Resources

  22. Chapter 22 Photoshop and 3D

    1. 3D Basics

    2. Photoshop’s 3D Environment

    3. Creating Other 3D Objects

    4. Rendering

    5. Saving and Exporting 3D Objects

    6. Editing 3D Objects

    7. Creating 3D Animations

    8. Additional 3D Resources

  23. Chapter 23 Using Adobe Bridge

    1. Installing Bridge

    2. Browsing through Photos

    3. Importing and Managing Photos

    4. Showing Off Your Work

    5. Using Mini Bridge