O'Reilly logo

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Studio Techniques by Dan Ablan, Ben Willmore

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Introduction

Staring at a shelf full of Photoshop books at the local bookstore, it seems that there are more special-effect “cookbooks” and technical tomes than anyone would ever care to read. The problem is that none of those “cookbooks” provide enough detail to really let you feel like you understand the program (blindly following the listed steps just doesn’t do it), and all of the technical books are deep into terms like rasters, vectors, and bit-depth settings. That’s the primary reason that most people aren’t truly comfortable with Photoshop. They either get the 1-2-3 steps (but no real understanding), or they get so many technical terms that Photoshop becomes impossible to grasp.

So how is this book different? Our approach is to use the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required