Adobe Photoshop CC For Dummies, 3rd Edition

  • 7h 19m
  • Peter Bauer
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2021

Photoshop is a stunning program that puts the power of a professional photography studio into your hands, but it can also be a jungle to navigate―with a dense proliferation of menus, panels, shortcuts, plug-ins, and add-ons to get thoroughly lost in. Written by a literal Photoshop Hall of Famer, the new edition of Photoshop CC For Dummies is your experienced guide to the technical terrain, slashing away the foliage for a clear picture of how to produce the perfectly framed and beautifully curated images you want.

Beginning with an overview of the basic kit bag you need for your journey toward visual mastery, Peter Bauer―Photoshop instructor and an award-winning fine art photographer in his own right―shows you how to build your skills and enrich your creative palette with enhanced colors and tone, filters and layering, and even how undertake a foray into digital painting. Add in instructions on combining text with images and the how-tos of video and animation editing, and you have all the tools you need to carve out a one-person multimedia empire.

  • Master everything from the basics to professional insider tips
  • Combine, layer, tone, and paint your images
  • Explore the colorfully creative world of Photoshop filters
  • Fix common problems

You'll find everything on the latest version of the software that you could dream of―and an improved shot at artistic success!

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • An Overview of Photoshop
  • Knowing Just Enough about Digital Images
  • Taking the Chef's Tour of Your Photoshop Kitchen
  • From Pics to Prints—Photoshop for Beginners
  • 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 Ways to Integrate Your iPad
  • Ten Things to Know about HDR