Everything you need to know about Photoshop is right in these friendly pages!
Photoshop is so powerful and has so many features that a handy one-stop guide is exactly what you need. Each minibook covers a particular aspect of Photoshop, so whether you're new to Photoshop or wanting to learn more about a specific area like making selections, working with layers, creating type, or retouching and restoring photos, it's all here!
Beginners start here — get familiar with the Photoshop environment — the desktop, menus, panels, tools, and the Mini Bridge
Of pens, paths, and paintbrushes — discover all the things you can do with the Brush, Pencil, and Pen tools and the Paths panel
The magic of masks — explore the use of channels, alpha channels, various types of masks, layer styles, opacity settings, and other essentials
Making it perfect — find out how to lighten, darken, soften, or sharpen your images, fix flaws, and heal damage
Print it — learn how to get the right resolution, image mode, and file format, and set up color separations
Open the book and find:
Directions for customizing your workspace
How to crop and resize images
Advice on correcting contrast, color, and clarity
Instructions for compositing images with layers and blending modes