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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Published 04-11-2022

Edit, organize, store, and share photos  

Whether you are brand new to photography, a devoted enthusiast, or a seasoned pro, there’s a version of Lightroom for you. 

Lightroom For Dummies is the book to help you learn which version of Lightroom is right for your needs. The main focus of the book is on using Lightroom Classic, but also includes an introduction to Lightroom CC. All with the goal of helping you get started on the right foot toward taking your photographic workflow to the next level. The book is a great starting place to help you improve your family photos or add advanced Lightroom skills that aid your career. Look inside to find the steps to navigating the software and getting top-notch results.

  • Deciding which version of Lightroom is the best fit
  • Take control of your photo library with Lightroom Classic
  • Importing, organizing, and finding photos 
  • Editing and sharing your photos 
  • Producing a slideshow, book, print, or web gallery
  • Gain a foundation for getting started with Lightroom CC

Get ready to spend less time in front of the computer and more time behind the lens!

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC For Dummies

Published 03-28-2022

Whether you're new to video editing or have some experience, you'll find this practical, easy-to-follow guide to Adobe Premiere Pro CC a valuable resource. Learn how to connect video clips into a continuous final product, complete with transitions, special effects, and more. The book also includes tricks of the trade and advice on improving sound, getting rid of color errors, and much more.

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Photoshop Elements 2022 For Dummies

Published 11-24-2021

Make your photos pop without any visual design or editing experience

With cameras on every phone, we've all got more photos than we know what to do with. But what if you could optimize and beautify every snap you take, regardless of the lighting or background? What if you could turn every shot of your adorable baby or a serene sunset into a stunning work of art? Photoshop Elements 2022 For Dummies is the key to making that happen.

This handy, step-by-step guide walks you through every aspect of using Photoshop Elements—the intuitive and accessible cousin of the more complex Photoshop—to make your next picture the best one you've ever taken.

Don't have any graphic design experience? Don't worry! This handbook is written specifically for everyday, busy people who want to learn Photoshop Element's photo editing tools without wading through complicated jargon or confusing instructions. In no time flat, you'll be fixing red eye, enhancing contrast and colors, and adding artistic flair to photos people can't help but enjoy and share.

  • Get a handle on the most basic Photoshop Elements features before moving on to more advanced walkthroughs that will have you editing like a pro
  • Figure out how to build, manipulate, and alter layers so you can change one part of a picture without altering the whole thing
  • Make tiny adjustments—like fixing glare—or fundamental changes—like switching backgrounds—with the click of a mouse

So, get ready for more social media "Likes" than you know what to do with. You're about to turn your photos into something truly special.

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Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies

Published 04-13-2021

Fly higher in your Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud makes the most popular tools used by designers, photographers, and other creative professionals accessible in a single place. Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is the ultimate one-stop reference guide for how to use them all. Whatever gets your creative juices flowing, you'll find the in-depth guidance required to deliver the results you want, from polishing-up photos and images to creating illustrations and designs. And once your assets are just how you want them, you can pick up best practices for managing and publishing via the amazing Adobe Bridge.

Written by pro designers for those getting started with this powerful set of tools, this book gives you an overview of Creative Cloud and step-by-step coverage of the major applications—InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, and Adobe XD, and Adobe Bridge—in seven mini-books that take you from the basics to more advanced topics. You'll also discover how to get your work noticed by building personal galleries and displaying your creative wares.

  • Find the essentials on the top tools in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Build and enhance your design skills
  • Protect your documents with Acrobat Pro
  • Get the most out of each program with insider tips

Whatever your skill level and project needs, you'll find the essentials you need to demystify these complex programs and the knowledge to make your work shine even more brightly through the Cloud!

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Adobe Photoshop CC For Dummies

Published 02-03-2021

Get picture perfect with Photoshop CC

Photoshop is a stunning program that puts the power of a professional photography studio into your hands, but it can also be a jungle to navigate—with a dense proliferation of menus, panels, shortcuts, plug-ins, and add-ons to get thoroughly lost in. Written by a literal Photoshop Hall of Famer, the new edition of Photoshop CC For Dummies is your experienced guide to the technical terrain, slashing away the foliage for a clear picture of how to produce the perfectly framed and beautifully curated images you want.

Beginning with an overview of the basic kit bag you need for your journey toward visual mastery, Peter Bauer—Photoshop instructor and an award-winning fine art photographer in his own right—shows you how to build your skills and enrich your creative palette with enhanced colors and tone, filters and layering, and even how undertake a foray into digital painting. Add in instructions on combining text with images and the how-tos of video and animation editing, and you have all the tools you need to carve out a one-person multimedia empire.

  • Master everything from the basics to professional insider tips
  • Combine, layer, tone, and paint your images
  • Explore the colorfully creative world of Photoshop filters
  • Fix common problems

You'll find everything on the latest version of the software that you could dream of—and an improved shot at artistic success!

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Adobe Illustrator CC For Dummies

Published 01-29-2020

Get to know your digital drawing board

Adobe Illustrator CC offers a vibrant tool for creating drawings and illustrations in a digital environment. It takes some practice to get a feel for the digital pens, pencils, paintbrushes, and erasers, though. Adobe Illustrator CC For Dummies offers the guidance you need to turn your ideas into real drawings.

Written by an Illustrator trainer and expert, this book walks those new to the tool through the basics of drawing, editing, and applying the unique tools found in this popular program. 

  • Create illustrations using simple shapes
  • Touch up images using pen, pencil, and brush tools
  • Import your illustrations into other graphic apps
  • Apply special effects and add type

This book is essential reading for new and beginning illustrators who are either adopting a digital tool for the first time, switching from an existing tool to Illustrator, or adding Illustrator know-how to existing Adobe knowledge.

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Photoshop Elements 2020 For Dummies

Published 11-12-2019

Go beyond one-click filters with Photoshop Elements 2020

Photoshop Elements offers the tools to make quick, simple fixes to photos or to turn your images into completely different pieces of art. Digital imaging pros Barbara Obermeier and Ted Padova walk you step-by-step through the tools that help you take control of this powerful software. 

Discover simple one-click fixes that repair the most basic photo problems then dive into creative editing and adding artistic touches. You'll also find tips on shooting better photos and managing common photo projects.

  • Apply instant edits to your digital images
  • Improve lighting and add some color pops
  • Discover artistic filters that push your creativity
  • Create a frame-worthy print

This fun guide is here to provide help to photographers and designers who prefer the latest version of the lighter, less-expensive version of Photoshop.

 

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Adobe Analytics For Dummies

Published 04-02-2019

Use Adobe Analytics as a marketer —not a programmer!

If you're a marketer in need of a non-technical, beginner's reference to using Adobe Analytics, this book is the perfect place to start. Adobe Analytics For Dummies arms you with a basic knowledge of the key features so that you can start using it quickly and effectively.

Even if you're a digital marketer who doesn't have their hands in data day in and day out, this easy-to-follow reference makes it simple to utilize Adobe Analytics. With the help of this book, you'll better understand how your marketing efforts are performing, converting, being engaged with, and being shared in the digital space.

  • Evaluate your marketing strategies and campaigns
  • Explore implementation fundamentals and report architecture
  • Apply Adobe Analytics to multiple sources
  • Succeed in the workplace and expand your marketing skillset

The marketing world is continually growing and evolving, and Adobe Analytics For Dummies will help you stay ahead of the curve.

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Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies

Published 11-06-2018

Turn blah photos into dazzling images

Photoshop Elements offers enough of the power you’ll find in full Photoshop to make both basic and artistic edits to your photos. Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies helps you learn how to use Photoshop Elements to take your shots to stunning new heights!

Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies offers photographers of all skill levels the power to turn run-of-the-mill digital pictures into beautiful photographs. This friendly and helpful guidebook directs you on how to harness all the tools this powerful software has to offer.

  • Simple explanations for handling image editing
  • Steps for giving your photos a digital makeover
  • Ways to turn your photos into works of art 
  • Guidance on fixing your pics with one click

No matter if you're a photo editing newcomer looking for advice on making the most common fixes or an experienced editor in need of a road map to this version of Photoshop Elements, this book has you covered!

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Adobe Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Published 12-08-2017

Photoshop is the gold standard when it comes to photo and image editing tools. But unless you've ever taken a class or gotten help from a Photoshop guru, you may find yourself a bit confused on where to start and how to get things done. Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the book for those of us who don't know a layer from a level and just want to learn how to make photos look better.

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