The first and last word on the feature-packed new Windows 8 Windows 8 is an exciting new version of Microsoft's flagship operating system and it's packed with exciting new features. From the new Windows 82032s lock screen and the new Internet Explorer to a built-in PDF reader and new user interface, Windows 8 is not only a replacement for Windows 7 but a serious OS for today's tablet and touchscreen device users. And what better way to get the very most out of it than with this equally impressive new book from Microsoft experts? Over 900 pages packed with tips, instruction, and techniques help you hit the ground running with Windows 8. Provides complete how-to coverage of Windows 8 in a thoroughly redesigned and revised new Bible from an expert author team Covers all the exciting new Windows 8 features, including the Windows 82032s lock screen, Internet Explorer Immersive, Modern Reader, a new interface, and more Helps new and inexperienced users, as well as those upgrading from Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP Also explores new connections to cloud applications and data, distributed file system replication, and improvements to branch cache Get the very most out of Windows 8, no matter what device you run it on, with Windows 8 Bible.
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A full-color, value-packed reference to Photoshop CS5 Photoshop is the world’s most popular image editing software, with more than four million users worldwide. Professional photographers, graphic designers, and web designers as well as photo hobbyists are eager to learn the newest features of Photoshop CS5. This complete reference makes it easy, with nine self-contained minibooks covering each aspect of Photoshop. Photoshop is the image-editing software preferred by professional photographers and designers around the world; Photoshop CS5 is packed with new functionality and enhanced tools This full-color guide includes nine self-contained minibooks: Photoshop Fundamentals; Image Essentials; Selections; Painting, Drawing, and Typing; Working with Layers; Channels and Masks; Filters and Distortions; Retouching and Restoration; and Photoshop and Print Includes all the basics for beginners as well as how to manage color, modify and transform selections and paths, make corrections with filters, use the liquefy command, prepare graphics for print or the Web, create contact sheets and picture packages, and more With bonus information on the companion website and coverage for both Windows and Mac, Photoshop CS5 All-in-One For Dummies is an all-purpose reference.
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The Bible For Dummies (9781119293507) was previously published as The Bible For Dummies (9780764552960). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Discover the world’s all-time bestseller in an entirely new light Ninety percent of Americans own a copy of the Bible, and while it's the most widely read book, it's also the least understood. Regardless of your religion, understanding the Bible brings much of Western art, literature, and public discourse into greater focus—from Leonardo da Vinci's «Last Supper» painting to the Wachowski brothers' The Matrix movies. People have historically turned to religion to deal with tragedy and change, and with the right insight, the Bible can be an accessible, helpful guide to life's big questions. The Bible For Dummies appeals to people of all faiths, as well as those who don't practice any particular religion, by providing interfaith coverage of the entire Bible and the often fascinating background information that makes the Bible come alive. You'll find answers to such questions as: Where did the Bible come from? Who wrote the Bible? How is the Bible put together? Follow the history of the Bible from its beginning thousands of years ago as tattered scrolls to its status as the bestseller of all time. The Bible For Dummies covers these topics and more: Ten people in the Bible you should know The Hebrew Bible The Apocrypha's hidden treasures What's new about the New Testament Israel's wisdom, literature, and love poetry The Bible's enduring influence The prophets: more than fortunetellers Whether you're interested in broadening your spiritual horizons, uncovering the symbolism of Western culture, or gaining a deeper understanding of the book you grew up reading, The Bible For Dummies has all the information you need to navigate this ancient and fascinating book.
The bestselling guide to the leading image-editing software, Photoshop CS6, fully updated! Want picture-perfect photos, every time? Get up to speed on the most popular professional photo-editing software on the market: Photoshop. In this new edition of Photoshop CS6 For Dummies, expert Peter Bauer shows you how to use the latest Photoshop tools to change a background, adjust brightness, improve color, or fix flaws. Richly illustrated in full color, this edition covers all the updates in Photoshop CS6, the gold standard for image-editing programs. Used by professional photographers, graphic designers, Web designers, and serious hobbyists, Photoshop has more than four million users worldwide. Photoshop is the image-editing software preferred by professional photographers and designers around the world; the latest version includes new functionality and enhanced tools Teaches all the basics for first-time users and advanced techniques for more experienced digital imaging professionals, including how to work with the menus, panels, tools, options, and essential shortcuts Covers how to fix red-eye, remove blemishes and wrinkles, remove people or objects from a photo, adjust brightness, improve color, add shadows and highlights, work with Camera Raw, decrease digital noise, create composite images, use channels and masks, work with HDR tools, and optimize images for the web Photoshop CS6 For Dummies helps both amateur and professional Photoshop users take advantage of all the program has to offer.
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Restoration and Retouching For Digital Photographers Only is the complete guide to restoration and retouching. Whether you’re new to Photoshop, or if you’ve been using it for years, you’ll learn lots of new tricks that will help put the beauty back into cherished family photos, and turn new photos into frameable works of art. Follow Adobe Certified Photoshop Expert Mark Fitzgerald as he guides you through the restoration and retouching workflows. Begin by learning about basic concepts, such as proper tonal and color adjustment, selections, and masking. Then learn to master Photoshop’s retouching tools, like the Healing Brush, Patch Tool, and Clone Stamp. After you build a solid foundation, you’ll see how these tools and techniques come together to solve a wide range of restoration and retouching problems; from repairing a damaged print to removing braces and repairing glass glares. Explore the tools and techniques with step-by-step expert instructions for downloadable practice files. Experience the total workflow as you complete three projects along side Mark from start to finish: a restoration project, a portrait retouching project, and an architectural retouching project. This book is an update to Mark Fitzgerald’s popular book, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Restoration and Retouching Bible.
Take years off your keepsake photos or enhance the current ones with Photoshop CS3's powerful tools and the expert techniques and tips you'll find in this comprehensive guide. Using step-by-step instructions and over 500 pages of full-color examples, this book shows you how to clone, blend layers, add contrast, reduce glare, soften wrinkles, rescue torn photos, and more. From portraits to landscapes to architectural masterpieces, fine-tune your favorites with this expert guide.