O'Reilly logo

Real World Adobe Photoshop CS3: Industrial-Strength Production Techniques by Bruce Fraser, Conrad Chavez, David Blatner

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter . Introduction: Photoshop in the Real World

If you’re reading this book because you want to produce embossed type, fractalized tree branches, or spherized images in Adobe Photoshop, you’re in the wrong place. There are (at least) half a dozen good books on those subjects. But if you’re looking to move images through Photoshop—getting good scans or digital captures in, working your will on them, and putting out world-class final output—this is the book for you. Its raison d’être is to answer the many questions that people in production environments ask every single day.

  • How can I quickly and efficiently process the 500 images coming from my digital camera?

  • How should I set up my computer for Photoshop?

  • What settings should I use in the Color ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required