Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual

Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual

by Lesa Snider
     
 

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Photoshop CS5 is more amazing than ever, but it can be overwhelming if you're just getting started. This book makes learning Photoshop a breeze by explaining things in a conversational, friendly style -- with no technical jargon. After a thorough introduction to the program, you'll delve deep into Photoshop's secrets with expert tips and practical advice you can

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Photoshop CS5 is more amazing than ever, but it can be overwhelming if you're just getting started. This book makes learning Photoshop a breeze by explaining things in a conversational, friendly style -- with no technical jargon. After a thorough introduction to the program, you'll delve deep into Photoshop's secrets with expert tips and practical advice you can use every day.

  • Learn your way around. Get a guided tour of Photoshop's efficient new workspace
  • Unlock the power. Learn the best ways to use layers, channels, masks, paths, and more
  • Bring images to life. Discover how to effectively retouch, resize, and recolor your photos
  • Be artistic. Create beautiful illustrations and paintings, and use text effectively
  • Share your work. Produce great-looking photos for print and the Web
  • Work smarter and faster. Automate common chores and install plug-ins for complex tasks
  • Get bonus online content. Find more great material on the Missing CD page

Written with the clarity, humor, and objective scrutiny, Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual is the friendly, thorough resource you need.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449390570
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/13/2010
Series:
Missing Manual Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
816
File size:
43 MB
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Meet the Author

Lesa is on a mission to teach the world to create-and use! -better graphics. She's a stock photographer and chief evangelist for iStockphoto.com, and founder of the creative tutorial site GraphicReporter.com. Lesa is the author of many video training titles including "From Photo to Graphic Art," "Practical Photoshop Elements," and "Photoshop Elements 8 for Photographers" (all by KelbyTraining.com), as well as "Graphic Secrets for Business Professionals" (Lynda.com). She writes a regular column for Photoshop User, Elements Techniques, and Macworld magazines, and contributes frequently to CreativePro.com and Layers magazine. Lesa is also a long-time member of the Photoshop World Dream Team of instructors and can be spotted teaching at other conferences such as Macworld Expo, UCDA Design Conference, Geek Girl Boot Camp, Graphics of the Americas, the Santa Fe Workshops, and many more.

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