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Adobe Photoshop CS3 A-Z: Tools and features illustrated ready reference / Edition 1
     

Adobe Photoshop CS3 A-Z: Tools and features illustrated ready reference / Edition 1

by Philip Andrews
 

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ISBN-10: 0240520653

ISBN-13: 9780240520650

Pub. Date: 08/24/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Photoshop users of all levels need access to the crucial information in a flash. Techniques books provide the step-by-step instructions and how-to advice but this easy to navigate, dip-into guide provides quick answers to the inevitable 'what does that do?' questions that all too often bring progress to a grinding halt.

The full colour A to Z format covers

Overview

Photoshop users of all levels need access to the crucial information in a flash. Techniques books provide the step-by-step instructions and how-to advice but this easy to navigate, dip-into guide provides quick answers to the inevitable 'what does that do?' questions that all too often bring progress to a grinding halt.

The full colour A to Z format covers hundreds of tools, features and menu options clearly and succinctly, with cross-references to related topics, screen shots and illustrative examples to help things fall into place. A new techniques section delves deeper into key areas, providing more instruction on essential tasks in an easy, step-by-step format. Fully updated with new CS3 features throughout, this is the Photoshop desk reference to adorn every digital image-maker's shelf.

* Intuitive A to Z format and clear, concise definitions make this the ideal desk reference guide to Photoshop's multitude of tools, options and features.

* Find the explanations, answers and practical advice you need to quickly get on with the task in hand - don't waste time looking anywhere else!

* Fully updated for CS3, with source images from the book and supporting tutorials provided on the accompanying website: www.photoshop-a-z.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240520650
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/24/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Step-by-Step Techniques
Importing Photos into Bridge
Changing Brightness
Adjusting Contrast
Removing colour casts
Sharpening
Retouching dust and scratch marks
Speeding up Photoshop
Incorporating Texture
Tinting and Toning Pictures
Cropping your photos
Creating Panoramas
Converting color to black and white
Color Management
Simple Line frame
Multi-layer copy
Photoshop animation
Web matting
Grouping photos
Non-destructive techniques
Adding Color to black and white photos
Recearing motion
Vignetting
Selection techniques
Layer masks
The liquify filter
Compositing
Retouching marks and Blemishes
Photoshop's brushes
Rough frames

SECTION 2: A-Z reference

Accented Edges filter - Automate; Bridge
Background color - Button mode;
Cache - Cutout filter;
Darken blend mode - Dust & Scratches filter
Edges - Eyedropper tool
Facet filter - Fuzziness setting
Gamut Warning - Guides
Smart Halftone Pattern filter - Hue/Saturation adjustment layer;
ICC profiles - Knockout;
LAB color - LZW compression;
Magic Eraser tool - Multiply Blending mode;
Ocean Ripple filter - Overlay blend mode;
Page Setup - Quick Selection tool - Auto Enhance
Radial Blur filter - Rulers;
Sample All Layers - Swatches palette;
Text - Type Masks;
Underlining type - Use All Layers;
Vanishing Point filter - Vivid Light blending mode;
Warp - Workspace;
Photoshop XMP - ZoomView format

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