Includes, 1982-1995: Les Livres du mois, also published separately.
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.
Describes the basics of Adobe Photoshop CS6, discussing such topics as downloading images into the program, choosing colors, working with layers, creating composite images, using masks, and adding type.
InDesign is the preferred graphic design software, and InDesign CS4 is loaded with cool new desktop publishing features. InDesign CS4 For Dummies shows you how to use every one! Whether you’re an experienced designer or just want to create a cool newsletter for the school soccer team, you’ll benefit from Galen Gruman’s guidance. This desktop publishing expert shows you how to navigate InDesign menus, dialog boxes, panels, and panes; streamline your work with templates; prepare your creations for printing or online publication, and more. Explore the new tools, work with the application frame, and set preferences for the way you work Learn to open and save documents and export content Get familiar with the Pages panel, apply Master Pages, and work with Layers Make the most of color with color libraries, multi-ink colors, spot versus process color, and gradients Create layout guidelines and use color swatches for consistency Streamline text formatting by using styles and treat text as a graphic element Design for the Web with hyperlinks, multimedia elements, and Flash files See how InDesign CS4 works seamlessly with other applications in the Adobe Creative Suite Discover why good design is part science and part art and learn to manipulate, organize, and align design objects Take advantage of tips for cropping and positioning graphics Prepare for printing or other output with enhanced preflighting tools InDesign CS4 For Dummies also offers great advice for designing pages that do their job perfectly. Start creating today!
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is the essential application for professional and amateur photographers, allowing you to process and manage your digital files and present your images in different ways. Get to grips with the basics and learn how to integrate Lightroom into your workflow, from photo capture to final presentation. Top professional photographer and Lightroom expert Sean McCormack will guide you through all the features and techniques with clearly illustrated step-by-step tutorials. Particular focus is placed on Lightroom Basics, file management, development, advanced development, slideshows, printing, web output and, of course, all the new features of the latest Lightroom version - V2.0.
Offers information on a variety of Adobe Photoshop tools, filters, and techniques for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom users.
Martin Evening's award-winning Adobe Photoshop for Photographers titles have become must-have reference sources - the only Photoshop books written to deal directly with the needs of photographers. This book contains a wealth of invaluable practical advice, with even more hints and tips to help you achieve professional-looking results. Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Photographers begins with an introduction to working with digital images, providing essential, up-to-date information on everything from scanning devices to color management and output issues. Practical workshops show you how to master the essential techniques, with full coverage of all that's new in Photoshop 7.0, including: improved retouching techniques with the Healing Brush and Patch tool; removing color casts with the new Auto Color image adjustment feature; navigating, sorting and managing your photographs with the enhanced File Browser option; and how to save as many custom palette configurations as you like via the Workspace settings. Each technique is described in step-by-step detail, showing exactly which command to use, whether you're working on a Mac or PC. Detailed coverage is also given for Mac OSX users which Photoshop supports for the first time in version 7.0, as well as information on Windows XP for PC users. The accompanying free CD-ROM contains invaluable movie tutorials and a selection of images to experiment with, surely the quickest way to learn. If you have an initial grasp of the Photoshop basics and are looking for ways to improve the quality of your work, want to find new ideas and tutorials for the best techniques direct from a pro whilst making sure you are fully up-to-date on Photoshop 7.0, then this is the book for you!
Author: Steve Caplin
Publisher: Adobe Press
This Guide to all things 3D in Adobe Photoshop will have you creating models and scenes in no time! Filled with rich imagery and fun tutorials, the project-based chapters within build your knowledge of important 3D concepts and show you what is possible in Photoshop. You'll discover ways to push your creative ambitions forward and create eye-catching 3D artwork. The author's companion website, 3DPhotoshop.net, offers downloadable objects and artwork so you can work through the techniques in the book. “Steve Caplin has an incredible depth of knowledge with all of Photoshop. He has been working with the 3D tools from the start and is one of the few experts who understands how to leverage the 3D capabilities” - Zorana Gee, Adobe Photoshop Senior Product Manager
Macromedia Studio 8
Author: Jeffrey Bardzell, Shaowen Bardzell
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Covering all the products in Macromedia Studio 8, this title demonstrates using hands-on projects, how to combine the various software elements to create Web sites from beginning to end, including movies, sound, interactivity, dynamic text and more.
The fast and easy way to grasp Photoshop CC essentials Photoshop is the gold standard when it comes to photo and image editing tools. But unless you've ever taken a class or gotten help from a Photoshop guru, you may find yourself a bit confused on where to start and how to get things done. Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the book for those of us who don't know a layer from a level and just want to learn how to make photos look better. This update to Photoshop CC For Dummies, the first since the product launched, packs an even more powerful punch to help you manage and enhance your images. In Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition you'll find clear explanations of the menus, panels, tools, options, and shortcuts you'll use the most. Plus, you'll discover invaluable tips for fixing common photo flaws, improving color quality, adjusting brightness, removing unwanted background elements, and more. Whether you want to improve how your family photos look or need to add a new skillset to your resume, this friendly guide gives you all the steps to navigating the software and getting top-notch results. Get a handle on the most common tools Improve focus and color in photos Add text and illustrations to create stunning graphics Find insider tips and tricks the pros use The sky's the limit for stunning photos and innovative images when you have Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition in your design toolbox!
Adobe Illustrator is the gold standard for creating exciting, color-rich artwork for print, the Web, or even mobile devices. Whether you’re stepping up to Illustrator CS4 or tackling Illustrator for the first time, you’ll find Illustrator CS4 For Dummies is the perfect partner. This full-color guide gives you the scoop on the newest tools, tips on color control and path editing, ways to organize graphics, and how to get your work into print or on the Web. You’ve heard Illustrator is a bit complicated? That’s why you need this friendly For Dummies book! It shows you how to: Manage Illustrator CS4’s many tools, commands, and palettes Decide when to choose RGB over CMYK and how to get perfect color when printing Compare path and pixel documents, adjust points on a path, and learn to use the versatile Pen and Pencil tools Use the Character and Paragraph palettes and get creative with type on a path Work in pixel preview mode, create Web-specific vector graphics, and use Flash with Illustrator Set up your pages for printing and work with separations, or save files in Web-friendly formats Create basic shapes, straight lines, and precise curves, then bring it all together into eye-popping artwork Organize with the Layers palette, tweak color, and make the most of styles and effects Use Illustrator together with other elements of the Adobe Creative Suite With plain-English instructions and colorful examples of what you can achieve, Illustrator CS4 For Dummies will make you an Illustrator pro in no time.
Experienced Flash developers and programmers coming from other languages will enjoy the sheer depth of Moocks's coverage. Novice programmers will appreciate the frequent, low-jargon explanations that are often glossed over by advanced programming books.
This book (for Windows and Mac) breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers that's never been done before–it cuts through the bull and shows exactly "how to do it." It's not a bunch of theory; it doesn't challenge readers to come up with their own settings or figure things out on their own. Instead, it tells readers flat-out which settings to use, when to use them, and why. This book gives the inside tips and tricks of the trade for organizing, correcting, editing, sharpening, retouching, and presenting photos like a pro. Readers will be absolutely amazed at how easy and effective these techniques are–once they know the secrets. This book covers: -The real secrets of how the pros retouch portraits -How to color correct any photo without breaking a sweat -How to use Camera Raw for processing not only RAW photos, but JPEGs and TIFFs, too! -The sharpening techniques the pros really use -How to deal with common digital camera image problems, including removing noise and avoiding halos -The most requested photographic special effects -All the brand new features of Elements 11, which offers better ways to manage photos, map images, share memories, use templates, and easily create pro-quality photographic effects And the book's secret weapon: It also covers slick workarounds, cheats, and some fairly ingenious ways to replicate many Photoshop CS6 features from right within Elements 11. -And much more!