By Peter Bauer

The bestselling advisor to the best image-editing software program, Photoshop CS6, fully updated!

Want picture-perfect pictures, at any time when? wake up to hurry at the most well liked expert photo-editing software program out there: Photoshop. during this new version of Photoshop CS6 For Dummies, specialist Peter Bauer indicates you the way to take advantage of the most recent Photoshop instruments to alter a historical past, regulate brightness, increase colour, or repair flaws. Richly illustrated in complete colour, this version covers all of the updates in Photoshop CS6, the most excellent for image-editing programs.

Used via expert photographers, image designers, net designers, and severe hobbyists, Photoshop has greater than 4 million clients worldwide.

  • Photoshop is the image-editing software program hottest by way of expert photographers and architects all over the world; the newest model comprises new performance and more desirable tools
  • Teaches all of the fundamentals for first-time clients and complex suggestions for more matured electronic imaging pros, together with the way to paintings with the menus, panels, instruments, concepts, and crucial shortcuts
  • Covers the way to repair red-eye, get rid of blemishes and wrinkles, get rid of humans or gadgets from a photograph, alter brightness, enhance colour, upload shadows and highlights, paintings with digicam uncooked, reduce electronic noise, create composite pictures, use channels and mask, paintings with HDR instruments, and optimize photos for the web

Photoshop CS6 For Dummies is helping either novice Photoshop clients reap the benefits of all of the software has to offer.

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You edit as necessary. You use the Black and White adjustment on the image to make it appear to be grayscale. In the History panel, you click in the left column next to a snapshot (a saved history state) or the step prior to Black and White to designate that as the source state, the appearance of the image to which you want to revert. You select 17 18 Part I: Breezing through Basic Training the History Brush and paint over specific areas of the image to return them to the original (color) appearance (see Figure 1-7).

PSD: Use PSD only if you’re adding the image file to a project in Adobe InDesign. Don’t send PSD files to a print shop unless specifically requested to do so by the print shop. 0 is a variation of the EPS file format that supports spot color channels and alpha channels. Use it primarily with QuarkXPress. Formats for PowerPoint and Word If the final destination of your image is PowerPoint or Word, use the PNG file format. If your image has areas of transparency in it, PNG is definitely the way to go.

In the future, should you ever need to make changes to the image or duplicate an effect in the image, you won’t need to start from scratch. Formats for digital photos If you print your images yourself at home or the office, you can stick with the PSD Photoshop format when saving. ) If you send the photos to the local camera shop (or discount store) for printing, stick with JPEG — or, if they accept it, TIFF. Here are the pros and cons of the major formats that you should consider for photos when saving: 35 36 Part I: Breezing through Basic Training ✓ PSD: Photoshop’s native file format is great for saving your images with the most flexibility.

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