- Paperback: 400 pages
- Publisher: Adobe; 1 edition (19 Jun. 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0321928075
- ISBN-13: 978-0321928078
- Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 2.3 x 22.9 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 220,782 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- See Complete Table of Contents
Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (Classroom in a Book (Adobe)) Paperback – 19 Jun 2013
|New from||Used from|
- Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
- Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
- Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
- Dispatch to this address when you check out
There is a newer edition of this item:
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.
More About the Author
About the Author
The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.
Inside This Book(Learn More)
What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?
Top Customer Reviews
Having said that, now I'm familiar with Photoshop, videos and articles make much more sense. That’s all thanks to this book, Adobe Photoshop: classroom in a book.
Having gone through the entire book, I'd say this is a must-read for anyone wanting to learn Adobe Photoshop starting from scratch, and, in my opinion, should be provided with every installation of Photoshop.
The authors take you by the hand and move you through each chapter, first making sure you can crawl, then teaching you how to walk your way through lessons.
The photographs and images in the lessons are all very clearly labeled and correspond well to the nearby text, making it extremely helpful for someone who doesn’t know their way around the interface.
There are mini questionnaires at the end of every chapter, probing your memory to see if you have learnt anything.
What this book doesn’t do is blind you with the science of how images are manipulated focusing, rather, on getting the steps right in achieving that end. Directions are straight to the point with minimal digression, yet hold your attention to the end of the chapter. Diagrams of layouts are extremely well presented with precise indications as to where everything is on the Photoshop Interface.
If I had to pick faults, I’d say some of the images you’re given to work with are bland and uninspiring.Read more ›
In depth coverage of all of the aspects of this vast programme, that you can complete at your leisure. Be warned, time will disappear once you open the cover!!
The book itself is laid out in easy-to-use topics or units giving a guide to topics such as Getting to know the User Interface of the software, Layers, Basic Photo Corrections and Advanced Compositing. Each unit is very easy to follow and the supplied passcode for digitally downloading the lesson files from Peachpit Press really adds substance and reassurance to the lessons. You can really see how you are progressing and the lesson files include examples of what your finished workflow should look like. (I found this extremely useful and reassuring). One of the benefits of the Peachpit downloads is that you can check back from time-to-time and any amendments to the book or lesson files are provided free of charge, as well as the lessons being available to re-download. (Just in case you accidentally delete any).
If there is one downside to this book it is that Adobe constantly update their software if you have a Photography plan via the Creative Cloud. Although this is a good thing to have new features, sometimes this can mean you may have to do a little searching to find the feature you are looking for when following the lessons. The feature will however be there and will just need finding. (The search/help feature will help here). One section that I did find difficult to follow was the 'Working with 3D Images'. This takes some getting used to and I need to return to it when I had a bit more experience of using Photoshop.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Brilliant - worked through most chapters and it taught most of the basics for using Photoshop - nothing like a lot of practice afterwards though to make it sink in!Published 2 months ago by 40-Something Dad
still learning stuff after 15 years of playing with this prog. the book reveals stuff i should have learnt by now :-)Published 5 months ago by R. L. Davies
Just starting out in Photoshop and this book is an excellent tool to start the learning processPublished 5 months ago by A. McGuire
Brilliant. Couldn`t do without it. Excellent for beginners to Photoshop and very easy to follow. Would definitely recommend.Published 8 months ago by Cap`n49
Look for similar items by category
- Books > Art, Architecture & Photography > Photography
- Books > Computing & Internet > Digital Photography > Digital Photography Software
- Books > Computing & Internet > Programming > Graphics & Multimedia
- Books > Computing & Internet > Software & Graphics > Graphics & Multimedia > Image Manipulation & Creation