Photoshop CS5 All-in-One For Dummies
By Barbara Obermeier
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: April 2010
Pages: 720

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

  • How to make adjustments with levels and curves

  • Steps for creating top-notch selections

  • Cool things to do with filters

  • Options for creating and editing type

9 books in 1

  • Photoshop Fundamentals

  • Image Essentials

  • Selections

  • Painting, Drawing, and Typing

  • Working with Layers

  • Channels and Masks

  • Filters and Distortions

  • Retouching and Restoration

  • Photoshop and Print


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