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Learn Adobe Photoshop with the Visual QuickStart Guidethe quick and easy way!
Visual QuickStart Guide is an easy, visual approach to learning. Concise steps and explanations, using pictures to guide you through Adobe Photoshop get you up and running in no time. In addition, the free Web Edition of the book includes more than 4 hours of video, enhancing and expanding the information in the book while providing an alternative method for learning. Whether you're an experienced designer or an enthusiastic newcomer, Photoshop gives you all the tools you need to create almost any photographic image you can imagine, using a vast array of powerful tools and options. Learn best practices for flexible, collaborative workflows. Employ efficient production techniques to select, size, crop, mask, composite, color correct, and retouch. Enhance your images with editable type, vector artwork, and creative special effects.
This book provides you with:
Chapter 1 Getting Started
Chapter 2 Documents and Navigation
Chapter 3 Digital Imaging Essentials
Chapter 4 Crop and Straighten Images
Chapter 5 Selections
Chapter 6 Layers
Chapter 7 Layer Masks and Vector Masks
Chapter 8 Further Selection Techniques
Chapter 9 Adjustment Layers and Image Adjustments
Chapter 10 Blending Modes
Chapter 11 Color
Chapter 12 Painting
Chapter 13 Retouching
Chapter 14 Smart Objects
Chapter 15 Essential Transformations
Chapter 16 Filters
Chapter 17 Shape Layers and Paths
Chapter 18 Working with Type
Chapter 19 Printing and Exporting
Chapter 20 Adobe Camera Raw
Chapter 21 Adobe Bridge
Chapter 22 Layer Effects and Layer Styles
Appendix A Image Basics