Photoshop is the industry leader in image editing software and this bestselling Photoshop reference shows you why in spades. Packed with over a thousand pages of step-by-step instructions, techniques, and tricks, this essential book covers everything — from the basics to using effects to building spectacular composites to creating projects for the Web or video. Start creating your best work with Photoshop CS4 and the only Photoshop book you need to succeed.
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Master image editing for Web, video, and technical images
Bring out your subjects' best with lighting, color, and retouching tools
Take control with layers, channels, smart objects, and selections
Add effects, paint with "brushes," and boldly enter the world of 3-D