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Photoshop CS / Stephen Romaniello

Main Author Romaniello, Stephen Country Estados Unidos. Publication San Francisco : Sybex, cop. 2004 Description XXII, 735 p. : il. ; 23 cm + 1 Cd-Rom ISBN 0-7821-4280-X CDU 681.3.06 7.05
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Savvy - n. Practical know-how.

Just about anyone who works with digital images needs to know to how to use Photoshop. But its complexity can be confounding even to experienced users. In Photoshop CS Savvy, artist and teacher Steve Romaniello reveals the secrets behind Photoshop's power-showing you how to combine theory with practical techniques to get results that are inspirational and satisfying. Whether you're a graphic artist, photographer, web designer, desktop publisher, or, if your goal is to become Photoshop savvy, this is the book that will get you there.

Work your way through from cover to cover or zero in on any topic, from setting up a Photoshop workflow to restoring old photos to creating a web photo gallery. In Hands On tutorials, you'll apply your knowledge in complex, real-world projects, mastering the techniques your own work demands. A 32-page full-color section showcases numerous color-related examples. Coverage includes:

Core Photoshop Skills: selections, type, layers, paths, paint effects, alpha channels, Quick Mask, scanning, transformations. Features New in Photoshop CS: Shadow/Highlight correction, photo filters, Match Color, Color Replacement, Liquify enhancements, automations, support for raw camera files. Image Retouching: Dodge and Burn tools, cloning and healing, History Brush, Dust and Scratches filter. Color Management and Correction: levels and curves, color mapping, hue and saturation, channel mixing, CMYK conversion, printing. Photoshop, ImageReady, and the Web: page layout, optimization, image maps, animations, rollovers. Advanced Techniques: difficult selections, compositing, automation, duotones and spot color, advanced layering, 16-bit editing, preparing images for digital video.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. xxii)
  • Part I Photoshop Core (p. 1)
  • Chapter 1 The Foundations of Photoshop (p. 3)
  • Image Technology (p. 4)
  • Mosaics (p. 5)
  • Painting (p. 5)
  • Impressionism (p. 7)
  • Printing (p. 8)
  • Photography (p. 9)
  • Collage (p. 10)
  • Photomontage (p. 10)
  • The Web (p. 11)
  • Photoshop (p. 12)
  • Chapter 2 What's New in Photoshop CS (p. 13)
  • System Requirements (p. 14)
  • File Browser (p. 14)
  • Photography Features (p. 15)
  • Video Features (p. 17)
  • Design and Production Features (p. 17)
  • Increased Automation (p. 18)
  • Other New Photoshop Features (p. 19)
  • Image Ready Web Enhancements (p. 19)
  • Chapter 3 The Nature of the Beast (p. 23)
  • The Anatomy of a Digital Image (p. 24)
  • Color Channels (p. 26)
  • Working in Photoshop (p. 27)
  • Creating New Documents (p. 36)
  • Saving Files (p. 38)
  • Duplicating a Photoshop Document (p. 42)
  • Understanding File Formats (p. 42)
  • Platform Compatibility (p. 42)
  • Software Compatibility (p. 44)
  • Chapter 4 Navigation: Know Where to Go (p. 45)
  • Launching the Program (p. 46)
  • Using Photoshop's GUI (p. 48)
  • Accessing Menus (p. 51)
  • Viewing Documents (p. 53)
  • Organizing Your Workspace (p. 53)
  • Working with Palettes (p. 53)
  • Displaying an Image (p. 58)
  • Using Rulers, Guides, and Grids (p. 61)
  • Chapter 5 Setting Up Photoshop (p. 65)
  • Modifying Photoshop's Settings (p. 66)
  • Restoring Preferences (p. 66)
  • Allocating Memory (p. 67)
  • Setting Preferences (p. 68)
  • Utilizing the Preset Manager (p. 82)
  • Calibrating Your Monitor (p. 83)
  • Chapter 6 Making Selections (p. 87)
  • The Power of Masking (p. 88)
  • Using Selection Tools (p. 88)
  • Applying Selection Techniques (p. 95)
  • Hands On 1 Making Selections (p. 101)
  • Getting Started (p. 101)
  • Moving the Mannequin (p. 102)
  • Selecting a Head (p. 103)
  • Selecting the Eyes (p. 104)
  • Selecting a Nose (p. 105)
  • Selecting the Mouth (p. 105)
  • Adding a Mustache (p. 106)
  • Selecting the Eyebrows (p. 106)
  • Choosing the Hair (p. 107)
  • Selecting and Duplicating the Ears (p. 107)
  • Creating the Tie (p. 108)
  • Cropping the Image (p. 109)
  • Adding a Background (p. 109)
  • Chapter 7 Layering Your Image (p. 111)
  • Creating the Illusion of Depth (p. 112)
  • Using the Layers Palette (p. 113)
  • Creating New Layers (p. 121)
  • Blending Layers (p. 125)
  • Working with Layer Styles (p. 128)
  • Working with Type Layers (p. 133)
  • Consolidating Layers (p. 133)
  • Chapter 8 Working with Type (p. 137)
  • Type in Photoshop (p. 138)
  • Typography 101 (p. 138)
  • Using the Type Tools (p. 143)
  • Applying Character and Paragraph Specifications (p. 146)
  • Warping Text (p. 155)
  • Rasterizing Type (p. 155)
  • Using the Spell Checker (p. 156)
  • Using the Find and Replace Text Command (p. 157)
  • Hands On 2 Layers and Type (p. 159)
  • Getting Started (p. 160)
  • Arranging Layers (p. 161)
  • Using Layers to Create and Edit (p. 165)
  • Entering Type in a Bounding Box (p. 168)
  • Entering Type On a Path (p. 169)
  • Merging Layers and Flattening the Image (p. 172)
  • Chapter 9 Drawing Paths (p. 173)
  • What Is a Path? (p. 174)
  • The Path Tools (p. 174)
  • Drawing Paths (p. 175)
  • Editing Paths (p. 181)
  • The Paths Palette (p. 184)
  • Using Paths to Apply Color (p. 186)
  • Converting Paths (p. 187)
  • Importing and Exporting Paths (p. 188)
  • Using Vector Masks (p. 189)
  • Using Clipping Paths (p. 190)
  • Creating Lines and Shapes (p. 192)
  • Chapter 10 Creating and Applying Color (p. 199)
  • Painting with Paint and Pixels (p. 200)
  • Understanding Digital Color (p. 200)
  • Choosing Colors (p. 205)
  • Introduction to Brushes (p. 211)
  • Using the Painting and Editing Tools (p. 217)
  • Making and Applying Gradients (p. 226)
  • Creating Patterns (p. 230)
  • Filling and Outlining (p. 230)
  • Chapter 11 Altered States: History (p. 237)
  • Undoing What You've Done (p. 238)
  • Using Photoshop's Time Machine (p. 239)
  • Working with Snapshots (p. 241)
  • Editing History States (p. 242)
  • Hands On 3 Painting, Paths, and History (p. 245)
  • Getting Started (p. 245)
  • Painting the Main Character (p. 246)
  • Creating the Background (p. 255)
  • Chapter 12 Using Channels and Quick Mask (p. 263)
  • Understanding Photoshop Channels (p. 264)
  • Looking at the Channels Palette (p. 264)
  • Editing Channels (p. 269)
  • Performing Channel Operations (p. 271)
  • Using Quick Mask Mode (p. 274)
  • Hands On 4 Channels (p. 277)
  • Getting Started (p. 277)
  • Selecting the Chickens (p. 278)
  • Saving and Cleaning Up the Alpha Channel (p. 279)
  • Duplicating and Modifying the Channel (p. 280)
  • Filtering and Adjusting the Selection (p. 281)
  • Chapter 13 Sizing and Transforming Images (p. 283)
  • What Is Resolution? (p. 284)
  • Determining Resolution (p. 287)
  • Getting Help with Resizing Images (p. 291)
  • Using the Crop Tool (p. 292)
  • Trimming an Image (p. 296)
  • Sizing the Canvas (p. 296)
  • Rotating the Canvas (p. 298)
  • Transforming Your Image (p. 299)
  • Chapter 14 Image Capture and Digital Photography (p. 307)
  • Scanners and Digital Cameras (p. 308)
  • Scanning Images (p. 316)
  • Digital Photographs vs. Scanned Images (p. 317)
  • Editing 16-Bit Images (p. 318)
  • Taking Better Pictures with Digital Cameras (p. 319)
  • Digital Panoramic Photography (p. 321)
  • Opening Camera Raw Images from Digital Cameras (p. 326)
  • Part II Photoshop Color (p. 329)
  • Chapter 15 Color Management and Printing (p. 331)
  • Color Management--A Brief History (p. 332)
  • The Color Working Space (p. 332)
  • A Window into a Window (p. 333)
  • The Yin/Yang of Color (p. 339)
  • Color Settings (p. 344)
  • Advanced Color Settings (p. 349)
  • Previewing in CMYK (p. 352)
  • Printing from Ink-Jet Printers (p. 357)
  • The Printing Dialogs (p. 358)
  • Preflight Checklist (p. 361)
  • Chapter 16 Adjusting Tonality and Color (p. 363)
  • Measuring Tonality and Color (p. 364)
  • Making Quick Adjustments (p. 370)
  • Working with Levels (p. 372)
  • Adjusting Curves (p. 379)
  • Applying a Photo Filter (p. 384)
  • Adjusting Shadow/Highlight (p. 384)
  • Balancing Color (p. 385)
  • Using Adjustment Layers (p. 390)
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask Filter (p. 392)
  • Chapter 17 Modifying and Mapping Color (p. 397)
  • Altering Hue and Saturation (p. 398)
  • Matching Colors (p. 403)
  • Replacing Color (p. 406)
  • Rearranging Colors (p. 409)
  • Creating Digital Halftones (p. 415)
  • Hands On 5 Image Size, Transformation, and Color Adjustment (p. 419)
  • Getting Started (p. 420)
  • Choosing a Color Space (p. 420)
  • Cropping the Image (p. 421)
  • Sizing the Image (p. 421)
  • Adjusting Levels (p. 422)
  • Correcting Color with Curves (p. 422)
  • Adjusting Shadow and Highlight (p. 424)
  • Applying the Photo Filter (p. 424)
  • Removing Noise (p. 425)
  • Matching Color (p. 425)
  • Replacing Color Manually (p. 426)
  • Applying USM (p. 427)
  • Converting the Image to CMYK (p. 427)
  • Chapter 18 Duotones and Spot Color (p. 429)
  • Why Use Duotones? (p. 430)
  • What Are Duotones? (p. 430)
  • Working with Duotone Mode (p. 431)
  • Adjusting Duotone Curves (p. 432)
  • Using Spot Color Channels (p. 435)
  • Printing Duotones and Spot Color (p. 439)
  • Hands On 6 Duotones and Spot Color (p. 441)
  • Getting Started (p. 441)
  • Adjusting Curves (p. 442)
  • Part III Photoshop Savvy (p. 447)
  • Chapter 19 Photo Retouching (p. 449)
  • Problems with Old Photographs (p. 450)
  • Scanning Old Photographs (p. 451)
  • Removing Dust and Scratches (p. 451)
  • Adding Missing Elements (p. 452)
  • Adjusting Contrast (p. 457)
  • Making a Digital Archive (p. 460)
  • Hands On 7 Restoring a Color Photograph (p. 463)
  • Cropping the Image (p. 463)
  • Adjusting Contrast and Color (p. 464)
  • Cloning Out Artifacts (p. 465)
  • Removing the Scratch (p. 466)
  • Restoring a Scratched Area (p. 466)
  • Using a Filter to Remove Dirt (p. 467)
  • Replacing the Shoulder (p. 468)
  • Coloring the Grass (p. 469)
  • Coloring the Ribbon (p. 470)
  • Chapter 20 Using Filters (p. 471)
  • Filter Basics (p. 472)
  • Constructive Filters (p. 475)
  • Destructive Filters (p. 488)
  • Effects Filters (p. 497)
  • Render Filters (p. 499)
  • Other Filters (p. 503)
  • The Liquify Filter (p. 504)
  • The Pattern Maker (p. 507)
  • Chapter 21 Making Difficult Selections (p. 511)
  • Making Selections with Color Channels (p. 512)
  • Working with Color Range (p. 514)
  • Selecting Out-of-Gamut Colors (p. 516)
  • Extracting Images (p. 519)
  • Chapter 22 Advanced Layer Techniques (p. 525)
  • Working with Layer Masks (p. 526)
  • Seamless Compositing (p. 530)
  • Using Clipping Masks (p. 531)
  • Casting Shadows (p. 533)
  • Creating Multiple Versions with Layer Comps (p. 535)
  • Hands On 8 Advanced Layers (p. 537)
  • Getting Started (p. 537)
  • Placing the Parrot in a Window (p. 539)
  • Placing the Crane in a Window (p. 539)
  • Casting the Penguins' Shadows (p. 540)
  • Matting and Placing the Flamingo (p. 541)
  • Using Vector Masks (p. 542)
  • Creating a Clipping Mask (p. 543)
  • Using Layer Comps (p. 543)
  • Chapter 23 Automating the Process (p. 547)
  • Creating and Applying Actions (p. 548)
  • Using Automation Operations (p. 554)
  • Using Other Automation Commands (p. 559)
  • Keyboard Shortcuts (p. 567)
  • Chapter 24 Overlay Techniques (p. 571)
  • Layer-Based Compositing (p. 572)
  • Excluding Colors (p. 573)
  • Channel-Based Compositing (p. 575)
  • Part IV Photoshop, WWW, and DV (p. 583)
  • Chapter 25 Web Design with Photoshop and ImageReady (p. 585)
  • Web Features in Photoshop (p. 586)
  • ImageReady (p. 586)
  • Designing Page Elements (p. 589)
  • Choosing Web File Formats (p. 596)
  • Saving for the Web (p. 599)
  • Optimizing Images in ImageReady (p. 609)
  • Chapter 26 Creating Dynamic Web Elements (p. 621)
  • Creating Image Maps in ImageReady (p. 622)
  • Using Photoshop to Prepare Animations (p. 622)
  • Creating a GIF Animation in ImageReady (p. 624)
  • Creating SWF Animations in ImageReady (p. 625)
  • Working with Rollovers in ImageReady (p. 627)
  • Using Data Sets in ImageReady (p. 630)
  • Embedding Metadata (p. 636)
  • Hands On 9 Web Design and ImageReady (p. 641)
  • Getting Started (p. 642)
  • Opening the Ballerina Image (p. 642)
  • Creating a Background (p. 642)
  • Entering the Type (p. 644)
  • Adding the Logo (p. 645)
  • Adding the Animation Images (p. 646)
  • Slicing the Image (p. 646)
  • Animating the Images (p. 647)
  • Creating an Image Map (p. 648)
  • Creating a Rollover (p. 649)
  • Creating a Remote Rollover (p. 650)
  • Previewing the Page (p. 652)
  • Optimizing the Images (p. 652)
  • Web Authoring Alternatives (p. 654)
  • Chapter 27 Photoshop and Digital Video (p. 655)
  • Brief Insight into Nonlinear Editing (p. 656)
  • Exploring Video Formats (p. 656)
  • Preparing Photoshop Images for Digital Video (p. 659)
  • Working with Alpha Channels for Compositing (p. 661)
  • Understanding Title-Safe Areas for Video (p. 664)
  • Pulling It All Together in After Effects (p. 665)
  • Appendix A Plug-Ins (p. 675)
  • Eye Candy 4000 (p. 676)
  • Image Doctor (p. 685)
  • The Microsoft Impressionist Filter (Windows Only) (p. 687)
  • Appendix B Online Resources (p. 691)
  • Websites (p. 691)
  • Newsgroups (p. 694)
  • Glossary (p. 697)
  • Index (p. 709)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Stephen Romaniello is an artist, writer, and educator who has been involved in digital graphics for more than a decade. A professor at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, and CEO of GlobalEye Systems, Stephen conducts seminars in digital and web graphics. He is the instructor in Sybex's interactive Photoshop 7 Learning Studio.

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