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Essential Photoshop Basics - The Illustrated Guide to Learning Photoshop - cover

Essential Photoshop Basics - The Illustrated Guide to Learning Photoshop

Kevin Wilson

Publisher: Elluminet Press

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Summary

Adobe Photoshop is a complex but incredibly powerful piece of software and allows you to create all sorts of amazing effects.
 
Essential Photoshop Basics is the essential guide to getting started with Adobe Photoshop CC.  Packed with tutorials, illustrations and procedures to help you make sense of the software, this book explores... 
 
Purchasing, downloading and installing Photoshop
 
Getting acquainted with the interface
 
Touching up and repairing photographs
 
A look at using Camera RAW
 
Removing lens distortion and making photos look more professional
 
Using Photoshop’s tools to manipulate images and create special effects
 
Get to grips with the infamous layers concept and begin to create multi-layer projects
 
Experiment with filters
 
Create 3D objects and build a 3D scene
 
Inserting 3D models into a 3D scene
 
Exploring different image formats and resolution
 
A look at image types, from bitmaps to vectors
 
Recording and using automated actions
 
Using automated actions in batch processing when you need to process lots of images
 
and much more... 
 
Techniques are illustrated step-by-step using full colour photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provides a great place to start learning Photoshop. 
 
Whether you are a graphic design student, a photographer, or just a keen computer user; this book will provide you with a firm grasp of the underpinning foundations and equip you with the skills needed to unlock the secrets of Photoshop.

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