Photoshop CS2 Savvy

Photoshop CS2 Savvy

by Stephen Romaniello, Matt Kloskowski
     
 

Savvy – n. Practical know-how.

However you use Photoshop, and however much experience you have, you're probably aware—sometimes painfully so—of the complexity behind this application's immense power. Photoshop CS2 Savvy ensures that this complexity never gets in the way of your productivity. Where an understanding of theory will help

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Savvy – n. Practical know-how.

However you use Photoshop, and however much experience you have, you're probably aware—sometimes painfully so—of the complexity behind this application's immense power. Photoshop CS2 Savvy ensures that this complexity never gets in the way of your productivity. Where an understanding of theory will help you get better results, this book provides it. Mostly, however, it concentrates on helping you master the specific, practical tools and techniques that are essential to your success, whether you work as a desktop publisher, graphic artist, printer, photographer, or Web designer.

You can make your way from cover to cover, and it's also easy to jump to information on a specific topic—anything from color management to image retouching to digital photography support. Hands On tutorials give you the opportunity to apply your knowledge to complex, real-world projects, and the full-color section showcases numerous color-related examples. This book's practical, accessible coverage includes:

The full-color section showcases numerous color-related examples. Coverage includes:
Core Photoshop Skills: selections, type, layers, paths, paint effects, alpha channels, Quick Mask, scanning, transformations
Features New to Photoshop CS2: Warping tools, Vanishing Point filter, Adobe Bridge file-browsing application, new Camera Raw capabilities
Image Retouching: Dodge and Burn tools, cloning and healing, History Brush, Dust and Scratches filter
Color Management and Correction: levels and curves, color mapping, hue and saturation, channel mixing, CMYK conversion, printing
ImageReady and Illustrator: page layout, image maps, animations, transferring vectors and layers
Advanced Techniques: difficult selections, compositing, automation, duotones and spot color, advanced layering, preparing images for digital video

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"The premise is great…you’ll benefit from a rounder knowledge of Adobe apps." (Advanced Photoshop, October 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782144260
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/18/2005
Series:
Savvy Ser.
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 8.86(h) x 1.30(d)

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