About the Book :
The Photoshop CS6 Bible is the only book you need to succeed in any Photoshop endeavor. It shows readers how to retouch, color correct, manipulate, and combine images using Photoshop CS6. Readers will learn to create cutting-edge special effects for their digital or film-based images, and use them on the Web or in print. The easy and approachable writing style demystifies even the most complex Photoshop tasks. You'll master every aspect of Photoshop-- from image-editing basics to techniques for working with camera raw images. Other topics covered include the File Browser, histogram palette, Lens Blur, Match Color, the color replacement tool, customizable keyboard shortcuts, as well as covering all the new features and enhancements made in the latest version of Photoshop CS6.
Introduction Part I: Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CS6 Introducing Adobe Photoshop CS6 Exploring the Photoshop Workspace Performing Image Basics Understanding Colors, Histograms, Levels, and Curves Applying History and Actions Using Bridge to Organize and Process Files Part II: Working with Camera Raw Images Exploring Camera Raw Basics Processing Photos with Camera Raw Part III: Working with Selections, Layers, and Channels Creating Selections Learning All About Layers Exploring Channels Part IV: Enhancing, Correcting, and Retouching Images Optimizing Adjustment Workflow Lighting and Color Adjustments Applying Sharpness, Blur, and Noise Adjustments Cleaning Up Digital Images with Cloning and Healing Tools Part V: Using Paint, Paths, Shapes, and Text Tools Editing with Paintbrush Tools Working with Paths and Vector Shapes Working with Text Part VI: Creating Artistic Effects Distorting Images Applying Filters Combining Images Part VII: Working with 3D Images Creating and Manipulating 3D Objects Editing 3D Scenes and Settings Using Photoshop Tools with 3D Layers Part VIII: Working with Video and Animation Understanding Video Editing Basics Animating in the Timeline Panel Correcting Video Files and Adding Artistic Effects Animating Using Frames Part IX: Using Advanced Output Techniques Printing and Color Management Creating Images for the Web Automating and Scripting Workflow in PhotoshopPart X: Appendixes Appendix A: Timesaving Keyboard Shortcuts Appendix B: Extending the Capabilities of Photoshop with Plug-Ins Appendix C: Finding Resources Index
Interesting Facts :
Previous five Photoshop Bible editions have combined net sales of over 97,000.Adobe Photoshop has an install base of 4+ million users.Photoshop has the broadest reach of any professional-level graphics application. Its user base ranges from consumers to professionals in graphic design, publishing, DVD authoring, video editing, motion graphics/animation, compositing and broadcast.100% comprehensive coverage gives readers the knowledge to edit digital images like a pro.The books associated web site includes the book's tutorials with JPEGs and PSD's of images from the book.Practical, real-world examples show readers how to instantly apply what they learn.
About the Author :
DaNae Dayley has a degree in Advertising from Brigham Young University. She has owned and operated a media creation business for 16 years, incorporating writing, graphic design, and video editing over the years. DaNae enjoys teaching Photoshop classes locally and after 16 years of working with Photoshop is still constantly amazed as the cool stuff it can do! She is the co-author of several books written with her husband Brad Dayley and the author of Photoshop CS3 Extended Video and 3D Bible and Roxio Easy Media Creator 8 in a Snap.Brad Dayley is a senior software engineer with almost 20 years of experience creating computer applications. He has been working with Photoshop for 19 years, enjoying the transition of Photoshop from a simple image editor to the powerhouse it is today. He is also the author of the Silverlight 2 Bible and several books. Brad is an avid amateur photographer and spends most of his free time in the remote areas of the western U.S. with his wife DaNae and their four sons.