From the Back Cover
Create the most amazing images that are limited only by your imagination Taking the perfect picture can be almost impossible, but editing one so it′s just right is easy. This book will show you how, walking you through all the cool things you can do with Photoshop CS6. From covering up wrinkles and fixing blemishes to removing people or adding objects, you′ll quickly learn how to edit your images and create the most stunning visuals imaginable! Start with the basics — gain a solid understanding of the essential concepts and techniques that make using Photoshop much easier Make it pop — get an image to jump off the page by adjusting the tonality so shadows are dark, highlights are light, and colors are rich Put the pieces together — create truly unique images and panoramic scenes by combining two or more images into a single picture Ready, set, action — streamline repetitive tasks by taking advantage of the Actions and Batch command Paint without the mess — use filters and tools to create beautiful painterly effects from your photos Open the book and find: Explanations of the menus, panels, tools, and shortcuts you need most Ways to take advantage of the Raw file format Tips for adjusting brightness and improving color Techniques for decreasing digital noise in your images How to work with Levels and Curves Ways to create composite images with layers and blending modes What you need to know about HDR How to integrate your iPad® into your Photoshop workflow Learn to: Edit and enhance images like a pro Fix the most common digital photo problems Control color and tone Add text and create illustrations and paintings IN FULL COLOR!
About the Author
Peter Bauer, a member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame, is an award–winning photographer and contributing writer for Photoshop User magazine. He is best known as the Help Desk Director for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and has authored or coauthored more than a dozen books on Photoshop, Illustrator, and photography.