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Inside Adobe Photoshop 5, limited edition
Bouton, Gary David, 1953-
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Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Ind. : New Riders Pub., [1999]

Physical Description:
xxxii, 1054 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm + 2 computer laser optical discs (4 3/4 in.)
Use of third-party plug-ins enables simulation of textures, background tiles, and 3-D effects. The CD-ROMs contain stock photography and a 250+ page Acrobat document of glossary terms and explanations.
General Note:
Includes index (p.1003-1054).

Expanded version of: Inside Adobe Photoshop 5.

CD-ROM numbers: "No.15620595131 R1F 12" and "No.15620595132 R1F 11".
Introduction--pt.I. Strolling before running--pt.II. Basic magic using Photoshop--pt.III. Intermediate magic and Photoshop--pt.IV. Extended used for Photoshop--pt.V. Publishing and beyond--pt.VI. Advanced Photoshop techniques--pt.VII Back o' the book--Appendix.
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Inside Adobe Photoshop 5 teaches Photoshops capabilities through step-by-step techniques that are specifically designed to create knowledge and effects that readily transfer to other uses of image editing in Photoshop. Inside Photoshop 5, Ltd. Ed. offers tips, tricks, and invaluable high-end techniques that result in top-quality, professional images. Additional coverage includes: Simulating depth of field in an image, Creating reflections and shadows, Making your own chrome lettering, Color correcting images, Retouching images and creating collages.

Table of Contents

I Strolling Before Running
1 Getting Acquainted with Computer Graphics and Terms
What Types of Computer Graphics Are There?
Color Depth (Color Capability)
Color Reduction Methods
Anti-Aliasing and Resampling Artwork
Anti-aliasing and Brush Strokes
Interpolation and Averaging
2 Getting Stock Images
The Rules for Acquiring an Image
Examining the Flatbed Scanner
Letting a Layout Dictate a Scan
The Kodak PhotoCD
Transparency Scanning
The Digital Camera
What Are You Getting Yourself into with a Digital Camera? Three Ranges of Cameras
3 Customizing Photoshop 5
The Preferences Dialog Box
Photoshop's New Color Management Features
ICC Profiles
Personal Working Preference
4 The Photoshop Test-Drive
The Magnetic Lasso Tool and Floating Selections
The Layer Via Copy Command
Layer Mask Mode
Clipping Groups
II Basic Magic Using Photoshop
5 Working with New Features
Working with the Type Tool
Photoshop's Freeform Pen Tool
Photoshop 5's History List
Exploring the Magnetic Tools
A Contact Sheet for Quick Browsing
From PDF to PSD. The Resize and Export Transparent Image Assistants
File Info's Copyright and URL. An Improved Actions List
Aligning Linked Layers
6 Selections, Layers, and Paths
The Icons Masterpiece
Using Paths to Create Selections
The Lowdown on Layers
7 Retouching a Photograph
Assessing the Compositional Damage
III Intermediate Magic and Photoshop
8 Restoring Heirloom Photographs
Concerns Unique to Old Photographs
Knowing the Characteristics of Your Output
Restoring the Faded Photograph
Repairing the Cracked Photograph
Removing a Stain from a Photograph
9 Creating Surrealistic Images
Stock Photography and this Chapter's Image
Compositing Two Images to Create a Surrealistic Image
10 Working with Mixed Media
Creating a Digital Cartoon
11 Using Different Color Modes
Creating the Best Grayscale Image
Filtering Grayscale Images
Getting Tints from an Image
12 Creating a Photorealistic Fantasy
What Elements Are Needed for the Composition? Selecting Silhouettes
Painting Over Items That Don't Match Your New Image
Editing-in a Prop
Creating the Fantasy Composition
Finessing the Fantasy
Sizing and Adding Text
13 Creating a Perfect Image
Introducing Park Blah
IV Extended Uses For Photoshop
14 Making Things Appear Small
Scale, Camera Angle, and Lighting
Separating the Woman from the Background
Giving the Girl a Big Hand
15 Working Between Applications
Complete Replacement as a Retouching Method
Using Windows Programs to Bend the Label
Photoshop's Got Your Dimensions
16 Creatively Working with Filters
Creating a Woodworking Home Page with the Help of Filters
Creating Fractal Terrain. 3D Transform and Product Visualization
Working with 3D Transform's Sphere Shape
Going with the Flow
Filters that Complement Geometry
Using the Watercolor Filter
17 Special Effects and Photoshop
Removing Someone from Their Clothing (with Their Permission). How to Replace a Face
V Publishing and Beyond
18 Outputting Your Input
The Many Routes to Physical Output
What Goes Into That Dot on a Page
Photoshop's printing Options
Increasing Print Quality, Decreasing Artist Involvement
Strategies for Getting Your Work Out the Door
The Film Recorder
19 Creating Graphics for th