Adobe Photoshop CS4 how-tos : 100 essential techniques by Chris Orwig

By Chris Orwig

Construct your Photoshop services, one method at a time

Why spend time looking through a thick reference ebook in case you can specialize in the basic innovations? In Adobe Photoshop CS4 How-Tos: a hundred crucial options, writer Chris Orwig brings you the easiest recommendations to fast arrange and proper your electronic photos utilizing the world’s most
powerful photo-editing application. entire with illustrations and useful assistance, those bite-size classes from Chris’s event as a photographer and teacher supply simply the data you would like. you could discover this system at your personal velocity, spending much less time at your computing device and extra time in the back of the lens taking nice pictures.

• notice the applying bar [#4]
• paintings with and manage a number of files [#8]
• Use the photograph Downloader in Adobe Bridge [#24]
• Make localized nondestructive changes with digital camera uncooked [#38]
• Set spotlight and shadow goal values utilizing Curves [#69]
• alter tones with the keep away from and Burn instruments whereas conserving values [#77]
• Create a layer mask[#78]
• Retouch pictures to enhance eyes [#86]
• Create net galleries to proportion your photographs [#97]

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The slider is available only when the document window displays an HDR image. Click the file information area of the status bar to display document width, height, channels, and resolution. Controlclick (Windows) or Command-click (Mac OS), to display tile width and height. More Help topics “Adjust displayed dynamic range for 32-bit HDR images” on page 70 Last updated 4/20/2010 USING PHOTOSHOP CS5 32 Workspace Duplicate an image You can duplicate an entire image (including all layers, layer masks, and channels) into available memory without saving to disk.

Scratch Sizes Information on the amount of RAM and the scratch disk used to process the image. The number on the left represents the amount of memory currently being used by the program to display all open images. The number on the right represents the total amount of RAM available for processing images. Efficiency The percentage of time actually spent performing an operation instead of reading or writing to the scratch disk. If the value is below 100%, Photoshop is using the scratch disk and is therefore operating more slowly.

To preserve the layers, make sure this option is deselected. 5 Click OK. Rulers, the grid, and guides About rulers Rulers help you position images or elements precisely. When visible, rulers appear along the top and left side of the active window. Markers in the ruler display the pointer’s position when you move it. Changing the ruler origin (the (0, 0) mark on the top and left rulers) lets you measure from a specific point on the image. The ruler origin also determines the grid’s point of origin.

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