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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a BookAdobe Photoshop Books)

This is great book to get started with Photoshop. Lesson files are included. Book covers all Photoshop’s building blocks:  photo retouching, selections, masks and channels, layers, typography, vector drawing, painting, 3D images, preparation for the Web and printing. Lessons are supported with lesson files and very easy to understand and follow instructions. All instructions are step by step tutorials.

Although book has lessons with advanced in title you want benefit much if you are already advanced user. My recommendation is strictly for novice users and beginners. Customer reviews on Amazon.
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ISBN-13: 978-0-321-70176-3
ISBN-10: 0-321-70176-3

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Adobe Photoshop one-on-one

Great book from Dekke McClelland for novice users but there is something and for advanced users. Lessons are step by step tutorials with additional explanation to understand topic. Lessons files are included and 5 hours free video training. Book covers all Photoshop building blocks and some advanced techniques like sharpening with Smart Objects.

I recommend this book to novice and intermediate users because after reading this book you will get to know almost every Photoshop feature and most important you will know: Why? When? and How?. Don't forget and 5 hours of Dekke McClelland's high quality video training.

ISBN: 978-0-596-80797-9

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The Adobe Photoshop CS5 book for digital photographers


Another great step by step highest quality tutorials book for everyone: beginners, intermediate and advanced users. Scott Kelby’s books are written in most intuitive language and all his books are worth to have in collection regardless of experience with Photoshop. Book covers Camera raw, Color Correction Secrets, Black & White, HDR, Common Problems, Lab color, Special Effects and Fine Print. Customer reviews.

Along with Photoshop tutorials you will get Matt Kloskowski's Photoshop Killer Tips and Nikon and Canon camera shooting for HDR tips. If you are photographer and want to know how to work and manipulate with your photos rather then study Photoshop in depth this is book for you.

ISBN 13: 978-0-321-70356-9
ISBN 10: 0-321-70356-1

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The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Layers Book

In my opinion best layers book. You will learn everything you will ever need about layers reading this book: Layer Functions and Creation, Smart Objects, Object and Image Area Isolation in Layers, Masking, Layer Styles and Effects, detailed description of Layer Modes,  Advanced Blending, Creating Panorama, Creating HDR Image in Photoshop and so on. Author is Richard Lynch. This is my pick for books about layers and I recommend it for novice, intermediate and advanced users. Customer reviews on Amazon.


ISBN: 978-0-240-52155-8

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Photoshop LAB Color: The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful ColorspaceComputer Software Books)


If you want to learn and master LAB color mode in Photoshop this book is must have. Book is not written in most intuitive and understandable language (I have problem to translate some parts) but comes from truly master of LAB color mode Dan Margulis. Reading this book you will get all possible information’s including descriptions and comparisons. Customer reviews on Amazon

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The Photoshop Channels BookComputer Software Books)


One more great Photoshop book from Scott Kelby. It is very easy to understand and follow instructions. Reading this book you will learn: channels basics, how to mask using channels, how to sharpen, convert images to B&W, enhance colors with channels even how to optimize images for Web using channels. Book is written in Kelby style:  high quality step by step tutorials with many screenshots.Customer reviews

ISBN-10: 0-321-26906-3 
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-26906-5

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Scott Kelby's Digital Photography Boxed Set, Volumes 1, 2, and 3Digital Photography Books)


Probably best Scott Kelby's book. If you are photographer this is must have book. Everything is there: Flash, Controlling your second flash (Nikon and Canon), How far back can you stand using flash?, Shooting sunset portraits using flash, Where to position your main light and much, much more. Scott Kelby easy to understand style, great book, buy it if you can afford.

ISBN 10: 0-321-52476-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-321-52476-8

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Photoshop CS4 Down & Dirty TricksAdobe Photoshop Books)

This book is great, easy to understand, high quality tutorials a-la Scott Kelby. You will find really cool tips and tricks but in my opinion is worth to buy only for professionals in my opinion not and for average users. If you are professional or you plan to be then go and buy this book and you won’t sorry your money.

ISBN 13: 978-0-321-56317-0
ISBN 10: 0-321-56317-4

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