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