Photoshop CS6 For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 27, 2012 - Computers - 432 pages
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The bestselling guide to the leading image-editing software, Photoshop CS6, fully updated!

Want picture-perfect photos, every time? Get up to speed on the most popular professional photo-editing software on the market: Photoshop. In this new edition of Photoshop CS6 For Dummies, expert Peter Bauer shows you how to use the latest Photoshop tools to change a background, adjust brightness, improve color, or fix flaws. Richly illustrated in full color, this edition covers all the updates in Photoshop CS6, the gold standard for image-editing programs.

Used by professional photographers, graphic designers, Web designers, and serious hobbyists, Photoshop has more than four million users worldwide.

  • Photoshop is the image-editing software preferred by professional photographers and designers around the world; the latest version includes new functionality and enhanced tools
  • Teaches all the basics for first-time users and advanced techniques for more experienced digital imaging professionals, including how to work with the menus, panels, tools, options, and essential shortcuts
  • Covers how to fix red-eye, remove blemishes and wrinkles, remove people or objects from a photo, adjust brightness, improve color, add shadows and highlights, work with Camera Raw, decrease digital noise, create composite images, use channels and masks, work with HDR tools, and optimize images for the web

Photoshop CS6 For Dummies helps both amateur and professional Photoshop users take advantage of all the program has to offer.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Breezing through Basic Training
7
Knowing Just Enough about Digital Images
21
Taking the Chefs Tour of Your Photoshop Kitchen
41
Getting Images into and out of Photoshop
63
Easy Enhancements for Digital Images
85
Making Color Look Natural
107
The Adobe Camera Raw 7 PlugIn
135
Precision Edges with Vector Paths
221
Dressing Up Images with Layer Styles
243
Giving Your Images a Text Message
263
Painting in Photoshop
287
Filters The Fun Side of Photoshop
311
Working with Video and Animation
357
The Part of Tens
371
Ten Reasons to Love Your Wacom Tablet
383

FineTuning Your Fixes
161
Common Problems and Their Cures
189
Creating Art in Photoshop
203
Ten Things to Know about HDR
389
Index
399
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About the author (2012)

Peter Bauer, a member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame, is an award-winning photographer and contributing writer for Photoshop User magazine. He is best known as the Help Desk Director for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and has authored or coauthored more than a dozen books on Photoshop, Illustrator, and photography.

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