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Adobe Photoshop CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques

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Adobe Photoshop CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques


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  • Copyright 2009
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-57782-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-57782-5

Build your Photoshop expertise, one technique at a time

Why spend time searching through a thick reference book when you can focus on the essential techniques? In Adobe Photoshop CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques, author Chris Orwig brings you the best techniques to quickly organize and correct your digital images using the world’s most
powerful photo-editing program. Complete with illustrations and practical tips, these bite-size lessons from Chris’s experience as a photographer and instructor provide just the information you need. You can explore the program at your own pace, spending less time at your computer and more time behind the lens taking great pictures.

• Discover the Application bar [#4]
• Work with and arrange multiple documents [#8]
• Use the Photo Downloader in Adobe Bridge [#24]
• Make localized nondestructive adjustments with Camera Raw [#38]
• Set highlight and shadow target values using Curves [#69]
• Adjust tones with the Dodge and Burn tools while protecting values [#77]
• Create a layer mask[#78]
• Retouch portraits to improve eyes [#86]
• Create Web galleries to share your images [#97]

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16 How-To Tips for Using Photoshop Camera Raw

Table of Contents

1 Getting Started
2 Working with Digital Image Files
3 Using Adobe Bridge
4 Using Adobe Camera Raw
5 Working with Layers
6 Making Selections
7 Using Blending Modes
8 Using Filters
9 Modifying Color and Tone
10 Masking
11 Retouching Portraits
12 Working With Type
13 Sharpening Images
14 Output


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