Description - Photoshop 7 Trade Secrets by Colin Smith
How do you get the best out of Photoshop? Its a combination of knowing what you want and knowing how to do it properly: a mixture of creativity and acumen. As you learn more, you make fewer mistakes, your workflow becomes faster, and you have more time to explore creative possibilities. This book is dedicated to showing you the tricks of the trade, to sharing the insiders knowledge which will speed up your work, and to improving your understanding of Photoshop as a tool. The book is divided into eight chapters, in the first three we look at ways of improving your efficiency, good selection techniques, and how to use layers effectively. In the next three chapters we look at practical applications of Photoshop for retouching and correction, Web graphics and special effects. The final two chapters look at the practicalities of Photoshops configuration and hardware. Throughout the book, we cover the new features of Photoshop 7, so if youre not yet up to speed with the latest version, well show you the way.
You've mastered the basics of Photoshop and you're ready to move on to the next level - this book is jam-packed with the hints, tips, and advice from four Photoshop experts that you need to take you there.
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Author Biography - Colin Smith
Colin Smith is an award-winning graphic designer who has caused a stir in the design community with his stunning photorealistic illustrations that he composes entirely in Photoshop. He is also founder of the popular PhotoshopCAFE web resource. He has won several design contests and awards including: first place, illustration, Photoshop World Guru Awards 2001, Los Angeles; finalist, Macworld Design Contest 2002, New York; and first Place, illustration, Photoshop World Guru Awards 2002, San Diego. Colin has coauthored six books for friends of ED, including From Photoshop to Dreamweaver, Photoshop Most Wanted 2, and Photoshop 7 Trade Secrets. His latest book is How to Do Everything with Photoshop CS (McGraw-Hill Osborne, 2003). Colin writes weekly columns for Planet Photoshop and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals member site, and is a contributing writer for the Photoshop User and Mac Design magazines.