- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 1 edition (29 May 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1118204980
- ISBN-13: 978-1118204986
- Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 1.5 x 25.5 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 267,962 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks (Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks) Paperback – 29 May 2012
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‘Book will show you the most important tips and tricks to speed up your workflow dramatically.’ (Advanced Photoshop, July 2012)
From the Back Cover
You already know Photoshop CS6 basics. Now you′d like to go beyond with shortcuts, tricks, and tips that let you work smarter and faster. And because you learn more easily when someone shows you how, this is the book for you. Inside, you′ll find clear, illustrated instructions for 100 tasks that reveal cool secrets, teach timesaving tricks, and explain great tips guaranteed to make you more productive with Photoshop CS6.
5–Star Visual Learning System
Minimal text and maximum illustrations
Task–oriented, step–by–step approach
Navigational aids connect instructions to illustrations
Self–contained, two–page lessons
Uniform layout makes it easy to read less, learn more
How easy is it?
Look for these symbols marking the difficulty of each task.
Demonstrates a new spin on a common task
Introduces a new skill or a new task
Combines multiple skills requiring in–depth knowledge
Requires extensive skill and may involve other technologies
Includes 17 bonus tips & tricks!
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Top Customer Reviews
The lessons are depicted--step by step and numbered--with full-colour screenshots of the Photoshop menus; they range from the simple to the complex. The author, Lynette Kent, in fact, includes techniques for every level of Photoshop aficionado in every chapter throughout the book, which also contains copious tips and suggestions. Be warned though, the word 'Simplified' of the title, in some cases, can be extremely intricate, and thank heaven that items such as blending separate photos, using puppet warp; increasing depth of field, and simulating reflections, to give but a few examples, *have* been simplified!
Especially helpful are the author's instructions on how to use the book, and this introductory section should be thoroughly perused before digging into the rest of the book's fascinating contents, since, amongst other useful information, she presents the key to her colour codes, which mark the levels of difficulty for individual tasks. Her first chapter, on adapting Photoshop to one's particular needs is especially helpful in getting started. Other chapters discuss layers and masks; straightening, cropping, and resizing; retouching portraits; enhancing colours, tone; sharpness; digital special effects; designing with text effects; creating digital artwork from photographs; making images look professional; and, finally, a chapter on plug-ins. The book contains a thorough index as well as a table of contents.Read more ›
Being born BC before computers I find some articles are very easy to understand others are most complicated.
I will recommend it to younger friends.
This is a nice simple introduction to some of the techniques involved and as a new Photoshop user it suits me well as a guide to some of the basics. Once I've mastered the basic features I anticipate moving on to something more advanced, but as a beginner this gives me a good grounding in the basic uses of Photoshop.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Excellent! Limited amounts of reading with plenty of visuals makes this an easy and useful manual for the beginner and intermediate user.Published 9 months ago by eamon bradley
This book makes CS6 a lot more simple its a must for any budding photographer like me.Published 18 months ago by W. Green
Some of the print is blurred/smudgy - it looks and feels like a copy/clone - thats probably why its cheaper than an original?Published 21 months ago by Ian at Leeds
Excellent book written for the beginner but would be just useful to the expert. Every Tip and Trick is explained in easy to understand steps in other words "Idiot Proof"Published 21 months ago by Malc
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