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

FineTuning Your Fixes
Common Problems and Their Cures
Creating Art in Photoshop
Ten Things to Know about HDR

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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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