Focal Press Book: PaintShop Pro X6 for Photographers

Focal Press Book: PaintShop Pro X6 for Photographers

Focal Press Book: PaintShop Pro X6 for Photographers

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Focal Press Book: PaintShop Pro X6 for Photographers

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PaintShop Pro X6 for Photographers from Focal Press is a book by Ken McMahon. Written for photographers of all levels, it is packed with inspirational, full-color images and easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects that will have you producing great images in PaintShop Pro in no time. Everything you need to enhance and improve your digital photography is right here in this guide, which has been endorsed by Corel.

In this new edition, Ken McMahon looks at the pros and cons of the new, faster 64-bit version of the software and covers new features, including working with the Instant Effects palette, using the Smart selection brush, mapping photos, automatically tagging people, and uploading to Facebook, Flickr, and Google+. Other program features, such as selections, masking, layers, adjustments and effects, HDR, and scripting, are explained through practical examples that are just as relevant for older versions of the software. This book has everything a photographer needs to take his or her photos to the next level with PaintShop Pro.

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Learn from PaintShop Pro expert Ken McMahon with the most authoritative book on PaintShop Pro endorsed by Corel
Completely revised and updated with all of the new features in X6. Get up to speed with 64-bit processing power, new selection tools, workspace enhancements, and much more.
A complete learning package with full-color screen shots and examples, as well as step-by-step projects at the end of each chapter.


Chapter 1: The Basics: Introducing PaintShop Pro X6
Chapter 2: The Manage Workspace: Organizing Your Photos
Chapter 3: Improving Your Photos: Basic Editing
Chapter 4: Image Manipulation: Beyond the Basics
Chapter 5: Using Selections: Controlling Change
Chapter 6: Combining Images: Layers and Masks
Chapter 7: Text and Shapes: Understanding Vector Graphics
Chapter 8: Special Effects: Advanced Editing Techniques
Chapter 9: Printing
Chapter 10: The Web: Optimizing Images

Author Bio

Ken McMahon runs Coolgrey Design, a digital studio specializing in design and artwork production for print media and the Web. He is a freelance journalist and writes in-depth reviews of the latest digital cameras for He is also a best-selling author and Associate Lecturer at the Institute of Photography at Falmouth University. He lives and works in Cornwall, South West England.
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Focal Press 9780415745253 specs

Subject PaintShop Pro X6
Author Ken McMahon
Format Paperback
Pages 336
Illustrations Full-color images
ISBN Number 9780415745253
Publisher Focal Press, Taylor & Francis Group
Date Published February 2014
Packaging Infowuvedcyttear
Package Weight 2.0 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.6 x 7.5 x 0.9"

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