Adobe Photoshop CC for Dummies, 2nd Edition

  • 7h 21m
  • Peter Bauer
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2018

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!

About the Author

Peter Bauer is highly respected Photoshop instructor and author. He has been honored with membership in the Photoshop Hall of Fame and was named a Pioneer of Photoshop by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (now He has written more than a dozen books on Photoshop, digital photography, and computer graphics.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Welcome to Photoshop!
  • Knowing Just Enough about Digital Images
  • Taking the Chef's Tour of Your Photoshop Kitchen
  • Getting Images into and Out of Photoshop
  • What's New in Photoshop CC?
  • Making Tonality and Color Look Natural
  • The Adobe Camera Raw Plug-in
  • Fine-Tuning Your Fixes
  • Common Problems and Their Cures
  • Combining Images
  • Precision Edges with Vector Paths
  • Dressing up Images with Layer Styles
  • Giving Your Images a Text Message
  • Painting in Photoshop
  • Filters—The Fun Side of Photoshop
  • Streamlining Your Work in Photoshop
  • Working with Video and Animation
  • Ten Specialized Features of Photoshop CC
  • Ten Reasons to Love Your Wacom Tablet
  • Ten Things to Know about HDR