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Photoshop CS2 : Up To Speed

by Ben Willmore

This is must reading for anyone moving from CS to CS2. In fact it just might be the only book you need because Adobe has recycled most of version 7 and CS into CS2. This is a thin book, containing ONLY the essential differences and necessary cautions of the upgrade.

Rather than sift through hundreds of pages detailing every last Photoshop feature and function, you can go directly to the new features that interest you most and get the explanations you desire in classic Ben Willmore style-intuitive, crystal clear, and in-depth.

By focusing on a single topic-what's new in this version-the award-winning author provides precisely what experienced Photoshop users like yourself have been clamoring for, in exactly the depth you demand. Including just enough information about older features to make the new ones understandable, Ben shows you not only which buttons to push but why.

Ben Willmore is the founder of Digital Mastery, a training and consulting firm specializing in Photoshop. He is also the author of several books, including Photoshop CS2 Studio Techniques.

Reviewer Pierre Willemsens sez:
      "Ben's new book is really good;well written in his understandable style to explain complicated things. The great advantage of this book is that it focuses only on the new features from CS2 so that you can start immediately with the upgrade.There are three Sections in this book:
1) Foundations with two chapters, page 4 through 21 introducing the new Bridge application (one of the best newcomers) and page 22-35 reviewing general tweaks: warping,editing menus,color management,new preferences and other tiny tweaks.
Section II is all about Design (page 44-85), 4 more chapters about the new layers palette,smart objects,variables and small Gems for Design;Section III is all about photography ,chapters 7 to 10,from page 92-164 and explains Camera raw3,High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDR),retouching & filter enhancements and finally small gems for photography."

Chapter 2 for example cover such an abondance of refinements and new features that the author considers them essential reading for anyone upgrading to CS2.

The book is edited in a handy format and beatifully illustrated,and lets you learn quickly what's been moved,renamed or eliminated from the previous version. Again a winner Ben!!! Thanks

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Paperback: 192 pages; Publisher: Peachpit Press (June 1, 2005); Language: English; List Price: $24.99 - buy now: Price: $16.49 and You Save: $8.50 (34%)

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