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TitleAdobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers: A Professional Image Editor's Guide to the Creative Use of Photoshop for the Mac & PC
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Table of Contents
                            Front Cover
Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers
Copyright Page
	Book and DVD contents
	Photoshop for Photographers website
Chapter 1: What's New in Adobe Photoshop CS3
	New interface design
	Camera Raw 4.0
	New Curves
	New Brightness and Contrast
	Black & White adjustments
	Align controls
	Automatic Photomerge
	Clone Source palette and options
	Blending multiple images with Stacks
	New Smart Object features
		Smart Filters
	Quick Selections
		Refine selection edges
	Vanishing Point 2.0
	Bridge 2.0
	PDF enhancements
	Device Central
	Overall impressions
Chapter 2: Photoshop Fundamentals
	How to use this book
	Photoshop installation
	The Photoshop interface
		The image document window
		Title bar proxy icons (Macintosh)
		Managing document windows
		Rulers, Guides & Grid
		'Snap to' behavior
	The Photoshop palettes
		Palette docking
		Workspace settings
	Image resolution
	Pixels versus vectors
		Desktop printer resolution
		Repro considerations
		The relationship between ppi and lpi
		Creating a new document
		Altering the image size
		Image interpolation
		Bicubic interpolation methods
		Step interpolation
	Converting raw data into pixels
	Photoshop CS3 Tools palette
		Options palette
		Tool Presets palette
	Selection tools
		Modifier keys
	Painting tools
		On-the-fly brush changes
		Brushes palette
		Brush tool presets
	Tools for filling
	Tools for drawing
	Image editing tools
		Working with Layers
	Automating Photoshop
		Move tool
		Layer selection using the move tool
	Navigation and information tools
		The History palette
		History settings and memory usage
		History brush
		Use of history versus undo
		Non-linear history
	Preset Manager
	Adobe Bridge CS3
		The Bridge interface
		Opening and saving images from Bridge
		When files won't open
		Save often
		File formats
		Photoshop PDF
	Easter eggs
Chapter 3: Configuring Photoshop
	What you will need
	The ideal computer setup
		Choosing a display
		Display calibration and profiling
		Color management settings
		Backing up image data
	Photoshop preferences
		General preferences
		File Handling
		RAM memory and scratch disks
		Scratch disk performance
		RAID scratch disks
		RAID 0 (striping)
		Image Cache
		Transparency & Gamut
		Units & Rulers
		Type preferences
Chapter 4: Basic Pixel Image Editing
	Image capture and file output
		Scanner software
		The image histogram
	16 bits per channel support
		16-bit and color space selection
		Levels adjustments
		Curves adjustments
		Manipulating portions of a curve
		Improved Brightness and Contrast
	Color corrections
		Basic color balancing with Levels
		Auto adjustments
		Color correction with Levels or Curves
		Precise color correction using Curves
		Correcting shadow and highlight detail
	Smart Filters
	Improving the midtone contrast
	Removing noise from an image
		Reducing film grain noise
		Reduce Noise filter
		JPEG noise removal
		Removing moiré patterns
		Image sharpening
		Sharpening solutions
		Capture sharpening
		Sharpening for output
		Unsharp Mask filter
		Luminance sharpening
		Sharpening for the image source
		Which sharpen settings to use
		Sharpening for smooth edge content
		Presharpening summary
		Third-party sharpening plug-ins
		Selective sharpening
		Smart Sharpen filter
		Advanced Smart Sharpen mode
		Perspective cropping
		Image rotation
		Canvas size
		Big data
Chapter 5: Camera Raw Image Processing
	Raw versus JPEG
	From light to digital
	Raw is the digital negative
	Raw conversion software
	DNG file format
	The DNG solution
	Getting raw images into Photoshop
		Image ingestion
	Basic Camera Raw image editing
		Working with Camera Raw and Bridge
		General controls for single file opening
		General controls for multiple file opening
		Image browsing with Camera Raw
		Camera Raw preferences
		Basic panel controls
		Basic image adjustment procedure
		Digital exposure
		Tone Curve panel
		Detail panel
		Removing noise using multiple exposures
		HSL/Grayscale panel
		Split Toning panel
		Lens Corrections panel
		Camera Calibration panel
		Retouch tool
		Red eye removal
		Camera Raw cropping
		Presets panel
		Saving and applying presets
		32-bit editing and High Dynamic Range
		Merge to HDR
Chapter 6: Fine-tuned Image Corrections
	Adjustment layers
		Adjustment layer dodging
		Multiple adjustment layers
		Blend mode adjustments
	Fine-tuned color adjustments
		Photo Filter
		Arbitrary Map mode curve editing
		Matching color and lighting across images
		Color replacement tool
		Color Range
		Replace Color
		Selective Color
		Adjusting out-of-gamut colors
		The essential adjustment tools
Chapter 7: Image Retouching
	Basic cloning methods
		Alternative history brush spotting technique
		Healing brush
		Better healing edges
		Spot healing brush
		Patch tool
		Healing brush strategies
		Retouching portraits
		Adding lightness and contrast to the eyes
		Repair work using a copied selection
		Removing stray hairs
		Coloring hair roots
		Red eye correction
		Beauty retouching
		Brush blending modes
		Retouching portraits
		Adding Noise
		Blurring along a path
		Smudging pixels
	Vanishing Point
		Vanishing Point planes and measurements
Chapter 8: Layers, Selections and Masking
	Selections and channels
		Quick Mask mode
		Modifying selections
		Alpha channels
		Selections, alpha channels and masks
		Smoothing a selection
		Expanding and shrinking selections
		Anti-aliasing and feathering
		Smoother selection edges
	Photoshop paths
		Creating a path
		Drawing paths with the pen tool
		Guidelines for drawing pen paths
		Image layers
		Shape layers
		Text layers
		Adjustment layers
		Layers palette controls
	Masking layers
		Adding a layer mask
		Removing a layer mask
		Vector masks
	Working with multiple layers
		Layer group management
		Layer selection and linking
		Layer mask linking
		Layer locking
	Layer blending modes
		Advanced Blending options
	Smart Objects
		Multiple raw conversions of an image
		Place-A-Matic script
		Layer blending to remove objects
	Transform commands
		Repeat Transforms
		Numeric Transforms
		Transforming selections and paths
		Transforms and alignment
		Creating a montage
		Removing a matte color
		Cheating a mask
		Masking an object with a vector path
	Masking hair
		Refine Edge command
		Working with the quick selection tool
		Clipping masks
	Extract filter
	Layer Styles
		Applying layer styles to image layers
		Adding glows and shadows
	Spot color channels
Chapter 9: Darkroom Effects
	Black and white from color
		Split color toning
		Black and white solarization
		Duotone mode
		Infrared film simulation
	Coloring effects
		Lab Color effects
		Channel Mixer color adjustments
		Color overlays
		Hand coloring a photograph
		Gradient Map coloring
		Adding a border to an image
		Softening the focus
Chapter 10: Photoshop Filters
	Filter essentials
	Blur filters
		Gaussian Blur
		Radial Blur
		Smart Blur
		Average Blur
		Motion Blur
		Surface Blur
		Box Blur
		Sampled Blur
		Lens Blur
		Applying Lens Blur to a composite image
	Smart Filters
	Lighting and rendering
		Fibers filter
		Lighting Effects
		Clouds and Difference Clouds
		Lens Flare
	Pattern Maker
	Pixel distortions and corrections
		Displace filter
		Lens Correction
		Liquify tool controls
		Mask options
		View options
		Saving the mesh
	Filter Gallery
	Warp transforms
Chapter 11: Image management
	Launching Bridge
		Rotating the thumbnails and preview
		Bridge preferences
	Slideshow view
	Arranging the Bridge contents
		Customizing the panels and content area
		Selecting a Bridge workspace
		Working with multiple windows
	Bridge panels
		Folders panel
		Favorites panel
		Preview panel
		Metadata panel
		Keywords panel
	Managing images in Bridge
		Image rating and labeling
		Filtering images
		Image searches
	Bridge automation
		Renaming images
		Applying Camera Raw settings
	Bridge extras
	Backing up your data
		Image protection
Chapter 12: Color Management
	The need for color management
		The way things were
		RGB devices
		Output-centric color management
	Profiled color management
		Color Management Modules
		The Profile Connection Space
		Choosing an RGB work space
		Profiling the display
		Profiling the input
		Profiling the output
	Photoshop color management interface
		The Color Settings
		Profile conversions
		Saving a Color Setting
		Reducing the opportunities for error
		Working with Grayscale
		Advanced Color Settings
		CMYK setup
		Creating a custom CMYK setting
	Choosing a suitable RGB work space
		Rendering intents
		Lab Color
		Info palette
		Keeping it simple
Chapter 13: Print Output
	Inkjet printers
	Third-party inks
	Print sharpening
		High Pass filter edge sharpening
	Making a print
		Page Setup
		Photoshop Print dialog
		System Print dialog settings
		Building a custom printer profile
		Getting the most from your printer profiles
		Soft proofing via the display
		Display simulation options
		Color proofing for press output
		CMYK proofing with an inkjet
Chapter 14: Output for Web
	Sending images over the Internet
		Email attachments
		Uploading to a server
		File formats for the Web
		PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
		Save for Web
		Device Central
		Zoomify™ Export
		Adding a copyright watermark
	Web Photo Gallery
		Information and feedback
Chapter 15: Automating Photoshop
	Custom keyboard shortcuts
		Menu customization
	Working with Actions
		Playing an action
		Recording actions
		Troubleshooting actions
		Action recording tips
		Inserting menu items
		Batch processing actions
		Creating a droplet
		Script Event Manager
		Image Processor
	Automated plug-ins
		Crop and Straighten Photos
		Fit Image
		Picture Package
		Photomerge in Interactive layout mode
		Contact Sheet II
		Export Transparent Image and Resize Image
Remote profiling for RGB printers
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