# Intuitive A to Z format and clear, concise definitions make this the ideal desk reference guide to Photoshop's multitude of tools, options and features.
# Find the explanations, answers and practical advice you need to quickly get on with the task in hand - don't waste time looking anywhere else!
# Fully updated for CS4, with source images from the book and supporting tutorials provided on the accompanying website: www.photoshop-a-z.com.
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!
All 4-5 million Photoshop users worldwide [amateur photographers, hobbyists, students and professionals]. Introductory to advanced levels.
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.
By Philip Andrews, Professional photographer, bestselling international author, accomplished teacher and official Adobe Photoshop and Elements Ambassador