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The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary By Philip Andrews (professional photographer with over 25 years of experience official Adobe Ambassador for Australia)

Summary

An encyclopedic guide to Photoshop's multitude of terms and options. It covers various actions you are likely to make as you manipulate photographs and digital images in Photoshop. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned Photoshop user, it provides multitude of tools, options and features as well as the explanations, answers and practical advice.

The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary Summary

The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary: The A to Z desktop reference of Photoshop by Philip Andrews (professional photographer with over 25 years of experience official Adobe Ambassador for Australia)

Find solutions fast with this handy encyclopedic guide to Photoshop's multitude of terms and options. Conveniently organized in a clear A to Z format, this attractive, illustrated desktop reference covers every action you are likely to make as you manipulate photographs and digital images in Photoshop.

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned Photoshop user, there'll be tools and features you've forgotten, missed or never memorized, but that needn't slow down the creative process. As well as complete A-Z listings that answer all the questions you'll come up against, a step-by-step techniques section covers the everyday tasks you'll refer to again and again.

This visual resource is the ideal companion to every Photoshop book on your shelf. Don't start working in Photoshop unless it's by your side!

The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary Reviews

Praise for previous editions:

"Philip's work here is true to the diligence and consistency I've come to expect from his writing; his descriptions and tutorials are delivered to you in an easy, approachable style rarely found in software instruction."
Bryan O'Neil Hughes, Adobe Photoshop Product Manager

"Each section is expressed clearly with simple but highly effective and user-friendly illustrations...These are definitely books you should have to hand while working at your computer."
Amateur Photographer

"If you ever wanted a quick reference guide to the mass of tools in Photoshop, then this is the answer...Keep it to hand as a quick and easy guide."
Which Digital Camera

"As the name suggests, this is a handy and easy to use reference for all things Photoshop. Designed in an index format, Bargh's informative book is well-illustrated and a valuable asset for all getting into digital imaging."
Better Digital

"The book makes an excellent visual reference guide and should prove very useful for the beginner through to the advanced user."
Digital PhotoFX

"The more we used this book, the better we liked it. This isn't the ultimate Photoshop book - and it isn't meant to be - but we can't think of any other that provides such quick and concise reference information."
Digital Photographer Magazine

About Philip Andrews (professional photographer with over 25 years of experience official Adobe Ambassador for Australia)

Philip Andrews is Adobe Australia's official Photoshop and Elements Ambassador. He is an experienced photographer, author, magazine editor and online course creator. He was previously a lecturer at the Queensland School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Australia and Nescot, England. He is a beta tester for Photoshop, an alpha tester for Photoshop Elements and a Photoshop specialist demonstrator for Adobe Australia. Contributing numerous articles and videos to AdobeTV and the inspirational browser, Philip is a leading source in adobe information and instruction. Philip is also co-founder of photo-college.com an online photography training college. He's a regular contributor to several magazines including Shutterbug, Amateur Photographer, Australian Photography and Better Photography, he is senior contributing editor for Better Digital, columnist for What Digital Camera and Co-editor and publisher of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: A-Z entries

SECTION 2: Step-by-step techniques

1. Importing photos into Bridge; 2. Changing brightness; 3. Adjusting contract; 4. Removing color casts; 5. Sharpening; 6. Speeding up Photoshop; 7. Incorporating texture; 8. Tinting and toning pictures; 9. Cropping your photos; 10. Creating panoramas; 11. Converting color to black and white; 12. Color management; 13. Simple line frame; 14. Multi-layer copy; 15. Photoshop animation; 16. Web matting; 17. Grouping photos; 18. Non-destructive techniques; 19. Adding color to black and white; 20. Recreating motion; 21. Vignetting; 22. Selection techniques; 23. Layer masks; 24. The Liquify filter; 25. Compositing; 26. Retouching marks and blemishes; 27. Photoshop's brushes; 28. Rough frames.

Additional information

GOR011581019
9780240521329
0240521323
The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary: The A to Z desktop reference of Photoshop by Philip Andrews (professional photographer with over 25 years of experience official Adobe Ambassador for Australia)
Used - Like New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2009-03-23
336
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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