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With Adobe's easy-to-use PhotoDeluxe image-editing software, even novice computer users can manipulate photographs, clip art, and scanned art like a Photoshop pro. Photo Magic with Adobe PhotoDeluxe makes getting started easy and fun, with inspiring examples and clear instructions on everything from using Kodak's Photo CD technology to going digital with the new and inexpensive digital cameras. Plus, you even learn how to put your images on the Web for the whole world to see.
This is the first and only book on Adobe's hot new photo-editing product for home users. Just a few short years ago, only professionals with equipment that cost $100,000 or more could create the visual excitement of digital art using photographs. Now, with PhotoDeluxe, nearly anyone with a personal computer and this innovative software can make pictoral magic. Covering both Mac and Windows platforms, this book provides solid, easy-to-understand information for getting the most out of PhotoDeluxe. It shows users how to take the program to new levels of fun while creating delightful photographic special effects and creative projects using photos acquired from scanned images, digital cameras, and Photo CD collections.
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About the Author
About the Authors Sally Wiener Grotta and Daniel Grotta are prominent imaging technology experts whose magazine articles, columns, books, and lectures are popular for their accessible, intelligent approach. Sally Wiener Grotta is a digital artist and photographer. Daniel Grotta is a consultant in the computer and imaging fields. They both conduct workshops for corporations, universities, trade shows, and other professional venues.
Table of Contents
PART I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Before the Magic Can Begin.
Chapter 2: Inside PhotoDeluxe.
Chapter 3: Getting Photographs into PhotoDeluxe.
PART II: Guided Activities.
Chapter 4: Touch Up Photo.
Chapter 5: Transform Photo.
Chapter 6: Cards & More.
PART III: On Your Own.
Chapter 7: Doodling: The Creative Adventure.
Chapter 8: Layers Upon Layers.
Chapter 9: On Being Selective.
Chapter 10: PhotoDeluxe's Virtual Scissors & Glue.
Chapter 11: New Dimensions.
Chapter 12: Shadows, Light, & Color.
Chapter 13: Mastering the Magic Behind Special Effects.
PART IV: Advanced Magic.
Chapter 14: Creative Collages.
Chapter 15: Exercising the Creative Impulse.
PART V: Output & Display.
Chapter 16: Printing.
Chapter 17: Show Time.