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Real World Print Production by Claudia McCue

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Chapter Nine. Photoshop Production Tips

There are numerous books and Web sites devoted to using Adobe Photoshop for the entire spectrum of skill levels from beginner to Master of the Pixel-Based Universe. (See the Appendix for a selection of Photoshop resources.) We’re assuming you know how to handle the basics of Photoshop, so you won’t find any basic how-to instructions here. Nor is this a Hot Tips & Tricks compendium. What you will find are tips to help you create print-ready files and some heads-up warnings regarding tricks that the software can play on you. Because Photoshop is used for a wide variety of purposes, from Web to print and video, it provides multiple methods for accomplishing what you want to do to an image. The method that ...

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