Adobe Photoshop CS3: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks PDF

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    Adobe Photoshop CS3: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks (PDF)


    Publisher: Wiley
    Author: Lynette Kent
    Format: PDF
    Pages: 258

    Photoshop: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks provides adventurous Photoshop users with a visual reference on how to use the bells and whistles found in the latest version of Photoshop. Broken out in 10 chapters, with 10 tasks per chapter.

    Photoshop: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks covers 100 cool and useful tips and tricks that can be performed in the newest release of Photoshop. Full-color screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions show you how to take their Photoshop skills to new heights. Order the latest edition today and make your pictures pop.

    Table of Contents:
    Customizing Photoshop for Your Projects:
    *1 Select the Color Settings for Your Projects
    *2 Set the Preferences for the Way You Work
    *3 Customize Your Personal Workspace
    *4 Personalize Your View of the Bridge
    *5 Add Your Own Keyboard Shortcut for a Favorite Filter
    *6 Create a Custom Action to Increase Your Efficiency
    *7 Design a Customized Brush with Your Settings
    *8 Make a Special Gradient to Suit Your Design
    *9 Calibrate and Profile Your Monitor for Better Editing
    *10 Turn on the Full Power of Photoshop with a Pen Tablet

    Working with Layers, Selections, and Masks:
    *11 Duplicate and Change the Background Layer to Fix Problems Such As Overexposure
    *12 Using an Adjustment Layer to Adjust a Photo Nondestructively
    *13 Blend Two Photos Together with a Layer Mask
    *14 Using Custom Shape Layers to Add Designs to Photos
    *15 Accentuate a Sky Easily with a Gradient Fill Layer
    *16 Using the Quick Selection Tool and Refine Edge Palette for Selections
    *17 Using a Quick Mask to Make a Detailed Selection
    *18 Extract the Main Subject from the Background
    *19 Open or Add Layers As Smart Objects for Nondestructive Changes
    *20 Apply Filters As Smart Filters for Dynamic Adjustmentsvi

    Straightening, Cropping, and Resizing:
    *21 Crop Your Images and Use a Rule-of-Thirds Grid to Improve Composition
    *22 Create a Level Horizon
    *23 Try a Reverse Crop to Expand the Canvas
    *24 Crop and Straighten in Camera Raw
    *25 Straighten Crooked Scans Quickly
    *26 Crop Multiple Images from One Original to Create a Triptych
    *27 Change Your Perspective with the Crop Tool
    *28 Straighten Buildings with the Lens Correction Filter
    *29 Create a Panorama from Multiple Photos
    *30 Maximize Your Image Size with Minimal Visible Loss

    Retouching Portraits:
    *31 Remove Blemishes and Improve the Skin
    *32 Remove Red Eye to Quickly Improve Any Photo
    *33 Change Eye Color Digitally
    *34 Reduce Wrinkles with a Soft Touch
    *35 Whiten Teeth to Improve a Smile
    *36 Brighten the Eyes by Lightening the Whites
    *37 Add Depth to Eyes to Emphasize Them
    *38 Add a Catch Light to Make the Eyes Come Alive
    *39 Sharpen Just the Eyes to Add Focus
    *40 Add a Soft-Focus Effect to Make a Portrait Glow

    Changing and Enhancing Colors and Tone:
    *41 Improve an Underexposed Photo in Two Steps
    *42 Improve an Overexposed Photo in Three Steps
    *43 Remove a Colorcast to Improve the Overall Color
    *44 Colorize an Old Black-and-White Photograph
    *45 Make a Quick Change to Grayscale
    *46 Give a New Photo an Old Colorized Look
    *47 Using Camera Raw to Recover Highlights
    *48 Improve a Sky with HSL Values in Camera Raw
    *49 Go from Color to Grayscale with the New Black & White Adjustment
    *50 Create a Split Tone for a Special Effect in Camera Raw

    Making Magic with Digital Special Effects:
    *51 Apply a Smart Digital Photo Filter for Dynamic Adjustments
    *52 Add a Quick Dark Vignette Effect to Direct the Focus on the Subject
    *53 Add Action with a Simulated Motion Blur
    *54 Using the New Blend Mode to Stylize an Image
    *55 Align and Blend Separate Photos for the Best Group Shot
    *56 Merge Multiple Raw Photos to 32-Bit HDR
    *57 Apply a Split-Neutral Density Filter Using Smart Objects
    *58 Adjust Depth of Field with a Lens Blur Filter
    *59 Create a Silhouette for a Custom Design
    *60 Become a Digital Architect with the Vanishing Point Filter

    Designing with Text Effects:
    *61 Add a Double-Neon Glow to Text for a Unique Design
    *62 Create a Custom Watermark to Protect Your Images
    *63 Fill Any Shape with Text to Create Unique Effects
    *64 Warp Type to Emphasize the Words
    *65 Add Perspective to Type and Keep It Sharp
    *66 Make Your Text Follow Any Path
    *67 Create Eye-Catching Photo-Filled Titles
    *68 Blend Text into a Photograph Creatively
    *69 Create an Amazing Colored Shadow
    *70 Weave Text and Graphics for Intriguing Designs

    Creating Digital Artwork from Photographs:
    *71 Give Any Photo a Sketched Look
    *72 Add Your Own Signature to Any Artwork
    *73 Create a Digital Pen-and-Ink Drawing
    *74 Give a Photograph a Woodcut Look
    *75 Turn a Photo into a Colored-Pencil Illustration
    *76 Posterize a Photo for a Warhol-Style Image
    *77 Create a Pen-and-Colored-Wash Drawing from a Photograph
    *78 Compose a Photo Collage
    *79 Turn a Photo into a Hand-Painted Oil Painting
    *80 Paint a Digital Watercolor

    Giving Your Images a Professional Presentation:
    *81 Add Traditional Photo Corners
    *82 Make a Frame from a Photograph
    *83 Make a Contact Sheet of Your Photos
    *84 Create a PDF Slideshow Presentation
    *85 Create a Web Photo Gallery with Your Copyright
    *86 Give a Photo an Artistic Edge
    *87 Create a Custom Slide Template
    *88 Create Your Own Custom Edge
    *89 Make One Photo Look Like Many Combined Snapshots
    *90 Make a Photo Look Like a Gallery Print

    Plugging into Photoshop CS3:
    *91 Embellish a Photo Effortlessly with Graphic Authority Frames and Photo Ornaments
    *92 Make a Digital Engraving with Andromeda’s Screens Filter
    *93 Enlarge Images with Maximum Quality with Alien Skin BlowUp
    *94 Change Your Photo into Art with Alien Skin Snap Art
    *95 Colorize a Black-and-White Photo with AKVIS Coloriage
    *96 Easily Select the Subject and Remove the Background with Vertus Fluid Mask
    *97 Control Digital Noise with Nik Dfine 2
    *98 Sharpen Photos with Finesse Using Nik Sharpener Pro 2
    *99 Apply Traditional Photo Filters Such As the Sunshine Filter Using Nik Color Efex
    *100 Travel Beyond the Bridge with Extensis Portfolio 8


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  2. lem1987

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    Samurize Guest

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  13. thesound

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    Excellent post. Thanks a lot.
  14. mike69

    mike69 Guest

    will this tutorial work for Adobe Photoshop CS4 too? does anyone know?
  15. Squid57

    Squid57 Guest

    Thanks for Sharing!!!

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