Photoshop CS3: Essential Skills

By Andrews, Philip

Brimming with beautiful pictures, this successful book guides you through a project-based, progressive curriculum so that you can build all the essential skills to enhance photographs creatively and professionally with Photoshop CS3. If you are an aspiring professional, enthusiastic amateur photographer, or a student learning photography, digital imaging, art and design, or design graphics, you'll be amazed at the stunning results you can achieve!New! DVD is included FREE. Additional learning materials include * full-resolution, royalty-free images to download for trying-out your new techniques * over 8 hours of QuickTime movie tutorials to support the practical projects * Presets from layer styles to curves, shapes, and gradients * indispensable RAW files for editing practiceAnd don't miss the companion website with updates, practice material, and more at!"e;The perfect companion guide for Photoshop users of multiple levels."e; Photoshop Creative Magazine"e;This book provides excellent coverage of Photoshop as a digital darkroom tool, as well as covering a truly amazing amount of background information. It is very readable and is truly a gem."e;Mark Lewis, Director, Mount Saint Mary College, USAThe Essential Skills Photography Series from Focal Press uniquely offers a structured learning experience for photographers of all ages, with both the underlying theory and loads of invaluable 'how to' and real-life practice projects - all from the most talented photography practitioners/educators in the world.Each subject includes:* learning objectives for each section - for class use or self-study * color images of student and teacher/author work* activities to check learning outcomes* assignments to put theories into creative practice* full glossary of termsOther titles in the series:Studio Photography: Essential Skills by John Child, Photographic Lighting: Essential Skills by John Child and Mark Galer and Digital Photography in Available Light by Mark Galer.*An affordable resource that distills the complexity of Photoshop CS3 to the essentials* Retouch photographs, create makeovers, produce sophisticated montages, and create special effects with clear, step-by-step projects * Practice with activities that show the 'why', along with the 'how-to' * Follow a structured learning approach to gain fundamental skills...and more
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Andrews, Philip

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Publisher : Focal Press
Publication Date : May 22, 2007
ISBN-13 : 9780080550459