Photoshop CC For Dummies

Stretch your creativity beyond the cloud with this fully-updated Photoshop guide!

Photoshop puts amazing design and photo-editing tools in the hands of creative professionals and hobbyists everywhere, and the latest version – Photoshop CC – is packed with even more powerful tools to help you manage and enhance your images. This friendly, full-color guide introduces you to the basics of Photoshop CC and provides clear explanations of the menus, panels, tools, options, and shortcuts you’ll use the most. Plus, you’ll learn valuable tips for fixing common photo flaws, improving color quality, adjusting brightness, removing unwanted background elements, and more.

  • Covers the new Photoshop CC release which brings even more features to over four million photographers, graphic designers, web developers, and other Photoshop professionals
  • Teaches the essentials for first-time users before moving on to more advanced techniques like removing blemishes and wrinkles, creating composite images, and working with layers, filters, levels, and curves
  • Walks you through adjusting brightness, enhancing color, adding shadows and highlights, decreasing digital noise, taking advantage of Camera Raw, and optimizing your images for print and the web

The sky’s the limit for stunning photos and innovative images with Photoshop CC For Dummies in your design toolbox.

Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with Photoshop CC
Chapter 1. Welcome to Photoshop!
Chapter 2. Knowing Just Enough about Digital Images
Chapter 3. Taking the Chef’s Tour of Your Photoshop Kitchen
Chapter 4. Getting Images into and out of Photoshop

Part II: Easy Enhancements for Digital Images
Chapter 5. Adding Dark Shadows and Sparkling Highlights
Chapter 6. Making Color Look Natural
Chapter 7. The Adobe Camera Raw 8 Plug-In
Chapter 8. Fine-Tuning Your Fixes
Chapter 9. Common Problems and Their Cures

Part III: Creating “Art” in Photoshop
Chapter 10. Combining Images
Chapter 11. Precision Edges with Vector Paths
Chapter 12. Dressing Up Images with Layer Styles
Chapter 13. Giving Your Images a Text Message
Chapter 14. Painting in Photoshop
Chapter 15. Filters. The Fun Side of Photoshop

Part IV: Power Photoshop
Chapter 16. Streamlining Your Work in Photoshop
Chapter 17. Working with Video and Animation

Part V: The Part of Tens
Chapter 18. Ten Specialized Features of Photoshop CC
Chapter 19. Ten Reasons to Love Your Wacom Tablet
Chapter 20. Ten Things to Know about HDR

Book Details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies (May 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118645758
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118645758
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