Adobe Photoshop CS6 Bible

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 13, 2012 - Computers - 1296 pages
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The comprehensive, soup-to-nuts guide to Photoshop, fully updated

Photoshop CS6, used for both print and digital media, is the industry leader in image-editing software. The newest version adds some exciting new features, and this bestselling guide has been revised to cover each of them, along with all the basic information you need to get started. Learn to use all the tools, including the histogram palette, Lens Blur, Match Color, and the color replacement tool, as well as keyboard shortcuts. Then master retouching and color correction, work with Camera Raw images, prepare photos for print or the web, and much more.

  • Photoshop has the broadest user base of any professional-level graphics application, ranging from photo hobbyists to professionals in graphic design, publishing, video editing, animation, and broadcasting
  • This comprehensive guide has what beginners need to know as well as intermediate-level information on key tools and procedures
  • Features a 16-page full-color insert and a companion website with tutorials, including JPEG and PSD files of images from the book
  • Covers image-editing basics, the File Browser, histogram palette, Lens Blur, Match Color, the color replacement tool, and customizable keyboard shortcuts
  • Delves into techniques for working with Camera Raw images; how to retouch, color-correct, manipulate, and combine images; and all the new features and enhancements in the latest version

Photoshop CS6 Bible is the one reference book every Photoshop user needs.

 

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Contents

Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CS6 1 Chapter 1 Introducing Adobe Photoshop CS6
3
Exploring the Photoshop Workspace
15
Performing Image Basics
79
Resizing Files and Adjusting Resolution
95
Cropping and Straightening Images
101
Applying History and Actions
151
Using Bridge to Organize and Process Files
171
Working with Camera Raw Images
209
Combining Images
737
Working with 3D Images
757
Editing 3D Scenes and Settings
785
Editing the Textures and Materials of a 3D Object
797
Creating and Modifying 3D Lights
805
Working with Video and Animation
839
Summary
877
Animating the Position of a Layer
888

Processing Photos with Camera Raw
235
Creating Artistic Effects
273
Working with Selections Layers and Channels
281
Learning All About Layers
321
Exploring Channels
371
Enhancing Correcting and Retouching Images
397
Lighting and ColorAdjustments
409
Making Adjustments with Curves
448
Applying Sharpness Blur and Noise Adjustments
471
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482
Using Paint Paths Shapes and Text Tools
551
Working with Text
647
Creating Artistic Effects
683
Applying Filters
715
Animating the Opacity Setting
895
Credits
901
Learning the Basics of Rotoscoping
907
Summary
914
Animating Using Frames
931
Using Advanced Output Techniques
953
Creating Images for the Web
977
Adding transparency to images
983
Adding Zoomable Images to Websites
999
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1019
Vice President and Executive Group
1029
Index
1035
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Brad Dayley is a senior software engineer with almost 22 years of experience creating computer software. He has been working with Photoshop for 21 years, enjoying the transition of Photoshop from a simple image editor to the powerhouse it is today. He is the author of several books. He is an avid amateur photographer and spends most of his free time in the remote areas of the western United States with his wife DaNae and four sons (wherever a Jeep can get them).

DaNae Dayley has been working with Photoshop for 18 years and is still constantly amazed at the cool stuff it can do! With a degree in Advertising from Brigham Young University, DaNae has owned and operated a media creation business for 17 years, incorporating writing, graphic design, and video editing over the years. She also enjoys teaching Photoshop classes locally. She has co-authored several books with her husband Brad Dayley and is the author of Photoshop CS3 Extended Video and 3D Bible and Roxio Easy Media Creator 8 in a Snap. DaNae lives in Utah with her husband Brad and their four sons. When she is not at her computer, she can be found in the great outdoors (with a camera), preferably in a Jeep!

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