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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Beta First Look with Adobe Bridge and Camera Raw

Book Description

 This book, covering the public beta of Photoshop CS3 will get you up to speed with the new interface changes, and will help you learn all of the new features in the CS3 beta such as next generation Camera Raw, new and improved Bridge, Photoshop Lightroom Integration, improved printing, Nondestructive smart filters, black and white conversion controls, improved curves, automatic Layer Alignment and Blending, and more. The Photoshop CS3 Beta is available free for download on Adobe labs for registered users of of either Photoshop CS2, Adobe Creative Suite 2 Standard or Premium, Adobe Production Studio Standard and Premium, Adobe Video Bundle or Adobe Web Bundle.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. 1. Introduction
    1. What’s New in Photoshop CS3
    2. What’s New in Bridge CS3
    3. What’s New in Camera Raw 4
    4. Should You Install?
    5. What You Need
    6. How This Book Is Organized
  3. 2. Photoshop CS3 Interface Changes
    1. Docked or Floating?
    2. New Palette Behavior
    3. New Palette Dock
    4. The Toolbox
    5. Options Bar Redux
    6. Workspaces
    7. More to Come
  4. 3. Tonal Corrections
    1. Curves
      1. Options
      2. Presets
    2. Brightness/Contrast
    3. Black-and-White Conversion
      1. Black and White
        1. Tinting
        2. Presets
      2. Channel Mixer
  5. 4. Selecting and Filtering
    1. New Selection Features
      1. Quick Selection tool
        1. Options
      2. Refine Edge
      3. Select > Modify
    2. Smart Filters
      1. Open As Smart Object
      2. Stack Mode
      3. Convert for Smart Filters
      4. Apply a Smart Filter
        1. Mask a Smart Filter
  6. 5. Editing and Compositing
    1. Clone Source
    2. Auto-Align Layers
    3. Auto-Blend Layers
    4. Photomerge
    5. Vanishing Point
    6. 32-Bit File Support
    7. HDR
  7. 6. Output
    1. Print
    2. Zoomify
    3. Device Central
  8. 7. Bridge CS3
    1. Interface
      1. Saving and customizing layouts
      2. Metadata pane
      3. Thumbnails
      4. Preview pane
        1. Viewing images side by side
        2. Using the Loupe
      5. Stacks
      6. Copying and moving files
      7. Slideshow Options dialog box
    2. Importing Images
      1. Import settings
      2. Advanced importing
    3. The Filter Pane
    4. Device Central
  9. 8. Adobe Camera Raw
    1. Launching Camera Raw
    2. The Camera Raw Interface
    3. Basic Adjustments
      1. White Balance
      2. Exposure
      3. Recovery
      4. Fill Light
      5. Blacks
      6. Brightness
      7. Contrast
      8. Auto and Default
      9. Convert to Grayscale
      10. Vibrance
      11. Saturation
    4. Tone Curve
      1. Point curve
      2. Parametric curve
    5. HSL/Grayscale
      1. Hue
      2. Saturation
      3. Luminance
      4. Convert to Grayscale
    6. Split Toning
    7. Presets
      1. Preferences
    8. Legacy Features