Docs Photoshop CS4 For Dummies

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  1. Introduction


    This latest version of Photoshop has a few new tricks up its sleeve and
    Adobe Photoshop CS4 For Dummies will teach you how to use them. From the
    basics like getting your images into and out of Photoshop to enhancing,
    cropping, and color correction, it�s all here!

    You�ll get all of the basics of digital images and master the importing
    and exporting of images. You�ll find out how to create easy enhancements
    like adding shadows and highlights and making color natural, in addition
    to learning how to use the Adobe camera raw plug-in. Before you know it,
    you�ll be making beautiful �art� with Photoshop by combining images,
    precision edges, dressing up images, painting in Photoshop, and using filters.
    You can even streamline your work in Photoshop using advanced techniques.
    Find out how to:

    * Import images and use all the tools and processes
    * Reduce digital noise, make colors look natural, add highlights and shadows
    * Optimize images for print or the Web
    * Edit images
    * Explore the Painting function and master the daunting Brushes panel
    * Add layer styles
    * Create on-screen presentations, contact prints, and more

    Complete with lists of ten reasons to love your Wacom tablet, ten reasons to own
    a digital camera, and ten favorite tips and tricks, Adobe CS4For Dummies is your
    one-stop guide to setting up, working with, and making the most of Photoshop CS4
    for all your digital photography needs.



    From the Back Cover


    Get to know Photoshop and start using the newest, coolest techniques!

    Whether you're just learning Photoshop or want to take your skills up a notch,
    you've come to the right place. Photoshop CS4 has a few new tricks up its sleeve,
    and Photoshop expert Peter Bauer will show you how to use them. From the basics
    like getting your images into and out of Photoshop to enhancing, cropping, and
    color correction, it's all here!

    * Basic training � if you're a beginner, check this section for details
    on how to get started, get around, and get familiar with all the parts
    * Enhancements made easy � learn about tonality, how to tweak color to
    natural perfection, how to isolate areas of an image for correction, and more
    * Fixing those common problems � red-eye, wrinkles, people and objects that
    don't belong in the photo, and others
    * But is it art? � explore the painting functions, master the daunting Brushes
    panel, and add layer styles
    * Feel the power � create on-screen presentations, contact sheets, and more

    Open the book and find:

    * Explanations of the menus, panels, tools, options, and shortcuts you need most
    * Tips for taking advantage of the Camera Raw file format
    * How to fine-tune your fixes with selection tools
    * What you can do with filters
    * Steps for creating composite images
    * Options for adding text to an image
    * How to streamline your workflow
     

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