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Photoshop Elements 3 for Dummies

Do you want to rearm Venus de Milo, shave Uncle Harry’s beard, or turn gray skies to blue? Have at it with Photoshop Elements 3 For Dummies, your guide to enhancing the effect, fixing the flaws, or adding artistic effects to your photos. You’ll discover how to: Import and organize your photos Create, rearrange, blend and manipulate layers to create a composite image Save photos using the correct file format– TIFF (Tagged Image File Format, PDF (Portable Document Format), or BMP (for PC users) Save for the Web with JPEG and GIF Take advantage of the terrific Help Great Help system, including a How To palette with step-by-step tutorials for image editing and features Create a slide show, a picture package, or a Web photo gallery
PhotoshopElements 3 For Dummies was written by Dele McClelland, award-winning author of more than 75 titles, including Photoshop for Dummies and Photoshop CS Bible , and Galen Fott, writer and reviewer for Macworld and PC Magazine. It includes 16 pages of full-color examples that demonstrate capabilities and show you “before” and “after” photos. You’ll get step-by-step specifics on techniques that can transform your photos, including:

Selecting the area you want to work with using the lasso, marquee, or magic wand tools or the selection brush Using the healing brush to remove imperfections such as blemishes and the new red eye removal tool to remove that demonic glow Adjusting color with a variety of tools and techniques Applying filters such as Blur, Gaussian Blur, Colored Pencil, Diffuse Glow, Glass, Glowing Edges and many more Color correcting quickly with fast color-corrections Using the layer styles in the Styles and Effects palette to let your imagination go wild with painting, drawing, applying drop shadows and bevels, adding text, and more Using the brush, pencil, eraser, shape and cookie cutter tools Working with the type tools, including formatting options, warping type into unusual shapes, and creating outline type Making the most of the effects, including frame, image effects, text effects, and textures Using Photomerge to create panoramic pictures
PhotoshopElements 3 For Dummies doesn’t just give you instructions–it gives you ideas. You’ll be inspired to capitalize on the capabilities and explore different techniques to enhance and share your photos.

Photoshop CC For Dummies

Stretch your creativity beyond the cloud with this fully-updated Photoshop guide!

Photoshop puts amazing design and photo-editing tools in the hands of creative professionals and hobbyists everywhere, and the latest version – Photoshop CC – is packed with even more powerful tools to help you manage and enhance your images. This friendly, full-color guide introduces you to the basics of Photoshop CC and provides clear explanations of the menus, panels, tools, options, and shortcuts you’ll use the most. Plus, you’ll learn valuable tips for fixing common photo flaws, improving color quality, adjusting brightness, removing unwanted background elements, and more.

Covers the new Photoshop CC release which brings even more features to over four million photographers, graphic designers, web developers, and other Photoshop professionals
Teaches the essentials for first-time users before moving on to more advanced techniques like removing blemishes and wrinkles, creating composite images, and working with layers, filters, levels, and curves
Walks you through adjusting brightness, enhancing color, adding shadows and highlights, decreasing digital noise, taking advantage of Camera Raw, and optimizing your images for print and the web

The sky’s the limit for stunning photos and innovative images with Photoshop CC For Dummies in your design toolbox.

Photoshop CS3 AIO Desk Reference For Dummies

Get your picture-perfect guide to using all the cool features of Photoshop CS3.
Whether you’re new to Photoshop, want to take your skills up a notch, or want to quickly master the new features and enhancements in Photoshop CS3, you’ve come to the right place. Nine easy-to-follow minibooks cover Photoshop fundamentals plus the newest tools and techniques. “Putting It Together” exercises give you hands-on experience. This is your one-stop guide to Photoshop. You’ll learn to:
Specify size and resolution.
Correct contrast, color, and clarity.
Create top-notch selections.
Composite images with layers and blending modes.
Make adjustments with levels and curves.
Prep graphics for print or the Web.

Order your copy of this 9 books in 1 – with hundreds of examples in full color — today!

Digital Photography Just the Steps for Dummies 2nd Edition

Love taking pictures with your digital camera? Want to improve your skills, but don’t have a lot of time to spend? How about some straight-to-the-point tips that cut to the chase and show you step by step how to accomplish a task? If that sounds like just what you had in mind, Digital Photography Just The Steps For Dummies, 2nd Edition is exactly what you need.
This handy, full-color guide breaks down the most important tasks into simple two-page, illustrated instructions. You choose what you want to do, flip to the right page, follow the instructions, and voilà! A new skill is yours!

Digital Photography Just The Steps For Dummies, 2nd Edition covers important tasks from choosing a camera to printing your photos or turning them into slideshows or galleries.

You’ll be able to:

Select and use various lenses
Take advantage of your meters
Use tripods, screens, and scrims when shooting
Work with depth of field
Shoot and process Camera Raw images
Download and organize your pictures
Understand and use color profiles
Edit in the “quick fix” mode
Restore a vintage photo
Create an online photo gallery, greeting cards, calendars, or CD jackets

More than 170 digital photography tasks are presented in this easy-to-use, full-color reference. Grab a copy and find out how much more fun you can have with your digital camera!