Photoshop CS4 QuickSteps

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August 10, 2009


Paperback, 320 pages

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0071625372 / 9780071625371


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Main description

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!

Get started with Photoshop CS4 right away-the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions show you how to use all the new and improved features of this powerful software. Follow along and learn how to work with the drawing and painting tools, edit and retouch photos, add text, use layers, create special effects, prepare your art for print or the Web, and much more. You can flip straight to the information you need easily using the color-coded tabs. Get the book that gets you up-and-running on Photoshop in no time!

Use these handy guideposts:

  • Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks
  • Need-to-know facts in concise narrative
  • Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Bonus information related to the topic being covered
  • Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Stepping into Photoshop CS4
Chapter 2 Creating, Importing, and Saving Images
Chapter 3 Using Adobe Bride and the Camera Raw Editor
Chapter 4 Adjusting Tone and Color in your Photographs
Chapter 5 Making Selections
Chapter 6 Editing Layers and Selections
Chapter 7 Using Paint and Layer Blend Modes
Chapter 8 Making Local Adjustments with the Tool Panel
Chapter 9 Restoring and Repairing Images
Chapter 10 Using Filters
Chapter 11 Using Type and Type Effects
Chapter 12 Printing and Exporting Images
Chapter 13 Preparing Your Images for the Web

Author comments

Gary David Bouton is the author of more than 20 books on computer graphics, including CorelDRAW X4: The Official Guide.

Carole Matthews is the co-creator of the bestselling QuickSteps series and the author of several books, including Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 QuickSteps

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