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Artistry is the key word here: competent doesn't cut it. When you want to create museum-quality art prints, professional advertising effects, and dazzling digitally manipulated images, Photoshop CS2 Artistry is the place to start. Providing a focused approach to the advanced features of Photoshop CS2, this beautiful full-color guide tackles complex yet essential topics like color calibration and correction. Along the way, you'll learn how Photoshop's newest features-32-bit High Dynamic Range (HDR) color creation and editing (ideal for advanced compositing and professional photography), Vanishing Point, Image Warp, Spot Healing Brush, Smart Sharpen, and more-can aid in your quest for the perfect image. Throughout, the authors emphasize the relationship between Photoshop CS2 tools and traditional photographic techniques to provide essential context for complex tasks. Detailed, step-by-step exercises and a companion CD with before-and-after images, masks and tool settings extend the book's tutorials and enhance the learning process.