Get the Image You Want: Essential Photoshop Editing Techniques
Peachpit, 2005 - Computers - 274 pages
Creating great photographic images doesn't stop with perfecting your shooting techniques. Once you have your photo in digital form, you can take it to the next level with image editing tools like Photoshop. While other Photoshop books go from feature to feature, explaining every little detail of this expansive program, this book is separated into eight chapters that deal with the main aspects of working with images in Photoshsop. This way, you can keep the book next to your workspace and reach for it whenever you need the perfect solution to an image-editing problem. Readers will start with learning basic image editing concepts, such as importing files, correcting color and tone, cropping images, and using masks and filters. Also included is a problem/solution section at the end of each chapter, containing specific techniques and streamlined fixes that you can apply to the most common image-editing challenges. Along the way, this full-color, gorgeously illustrated book offers practical help and hundreds of creative ideas. Targeted at the serious beginner, this four-color reference book teaches core Photoshop and digital imaging concepts at an affordable price and an accessible page count.
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Part 1Color and Tonal Corrections
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Add Noise adjustment layer Airbrush apply Background layer blending modes Blur check box Choose Filter Choose Image click and drag Click OK CMYK color balance color cast color correcting Color Replacement tool compression contrast create Curves dialog box detail digital camera digital images display dodging and burning Duplicate Layer edges editing effect EPS Format example Eye icon Eyedropper tool Figure F File Browser file format film grain Filter Gallery Gaussian Blur gradient grayscale Healing Brush tool highlight areas histogram JPEG Lab color space Lasso tool Layer button layer mask Layers palette look midtones mouse pointer Opacity paint palette's pop-up menu Patch tool Photoshop pixels Problem Replace Color retouching saturation Save selection border Selection tool shadow areas Sharpen shown in Figure slider Sponge tool text box texture thumbnail tonal range tool options bar Toolbox Unsharp Mask vector mask