Photoshop CS4: Down & Dirty by Scott Kelby

For all adobe photoshop fans, this book is one of the greatest series that has ever been produced to meet your needs in creating stunning images. In this book, you can easily learn the tricks of the trade by following the step by step illustrations that are spread throughout.

Some of the interesting topics that are covered in this book include:


1) Artificial Studio Effects
Learn how to create High-Definition Glossy Look on your image without expensive lighting equipments and high-end DSLR camera.

2) Commercial and Advertisement Special Effects
Think of creating a trademark with the most captivating effect like “Playstation 3” word-effect of your own!

3) Reflection Arts
It covers on the fascinating effects that can be used in nature photography. For example, a photograph where you can see a reflection of tranquil lake with a beautiful cloudy-effect and green trees surrounding them.

4) Vector designs
Widely-used in professional product design such as Sony Ericson’s mobile-phones, where you can see branches of fascinating flowers, leaves and fruits growing out from the side of the phone.


Now, you can learn the skill of a professional photo-editor in a single book, which covers more than 40 practical usages of the photo-editing technique. What’s more, the most intriguing part is that you can read any chapters in this book independently from each other as each chapter covers on a different section.

I would like to highly recommended this book because it introduces the technique directly in a concise manner without a lot of technical concepts and long-winded descriptions to follow. So basically, you can just read the instruction of the book and immediately try it out on your computer screen. I think that’s the most important aspect of a photoshop book, where a reader can quickly absorb the knowledge by practicing it and not just by reading a whole chunk of texts.

So, where to find this highly-rated book? Read the information below and you’ll get this information easily.


Call Number: TR 267.5.A33 KEL 2009

Location: North

Written by: Erwin


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