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Complete Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Digital Photographers [NOOK Book]

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Achieve new levels of creativity in digital art with Advanced Photoshop CS4 Trickery and FX. This fully revised new edition shows digital artists how to blend their traditional artistic skills and vision with the powerful tools and capabilities of Adobe Photoshop CS4. Photoshop CS4 Extended combines 2D, 3D, and video into its interface, truly enabling artists to combine mediums such as painting, photography, and sculpting into their digital creations. Each chapter is laid out as a complete tutorial that shows you...
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Complete Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Digital Photographers

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Overview

Achieve new levels of creativity in digital art with Advanced Photoshop CS4 Trickery and FX. This fully revised new edition shows digital artists how to blend their traditional artistic skills and vision with the powerful tools and capabilities of Adobe Photoshop CS4. Photoshop CS4 Extended combines 2D, 3D, and video into its interface, truly enabling artists to combine mediums such as painting, photography, and sculpting into their digital creations. Each chapter is laid out as a complete tutorial that shows you how to use each of the amazing new Photoshop CS4 features to transform ordinary photos into incredible special effects and digital creations. You'll also find projects that illustrate the more practical uses of Photoshop to help you master your photo editing skills. All of the files needed to complete the tutorials are included online so you can spend more time expanding and challenging your creativity and less time worrying about the technical details. Get ready to harness the power of Photoshop CS4 to create both realistic images and fantastic effects.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584506942
  • Publisher: Course Technology PTR
  • Publication date: 1/5/2009
  • Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • File size: 67 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Colin Smith has written numerous books on Photoshop, including previous editions of this book, Photoshop CS for Digital Photographers, How to Do Everything with Photoshop CS2, New Masters of Photoshop, and Photoshop Most Wanted. He is the author of a training series from PhotoshopCD.com. His writing credits also include a regular column in Photoshop User magazine and weekly columns for Planet Photoshop and official NAPP members site. Colin is the founder of Photoshopcafe.com, and his work has been recognized by Computer Arts, MacWorld, Digital Photographer, Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, and many other magazines. Colin is in high demand as a speaker at conferences around the country.

Tim began his career as a commercial and assignment photographer working with clients such as The North Face, Vasque boots, 3M and The International Heart Institute. His editorial and commercial photographs have appeared in Travel & Leisure, New York Times Magazine, Outdoor Photographer, Fly Rod & Reel, Northern Lights and Private Clubs as covers, advertising, art and editorial illustration. Tim is also involved with the Rocky Mountain School of Photography where he teaches workshops, classes, seminars, and formerly served as of Director of Education, Director of the Black and White Program, and Director of Digital Imaging.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started Using the Bridge. Chapter 2: From Bridge to Photoshop: The Adobe Raw Converter. Chapter 3: Cropping and Perspective. Chapter 4: Tonal Correction and Enhancement. Chapter 5: Color Correction and Enhancement. Chapter 6: Local Enhancements: Selections and Masks. Chapter 7: Sizing and Printing Your Images. Chapter 8: Sharpening and Noise Reduction. Chapter 9: Image Retouching. Chapter 10: Frame and Color Effects. Chapter 11: Special Effects. Chapter 12: Combining Images for Creative Results.

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