Photoshop CS4 for Dummies details Adobe's CS4 version of Photoshop, teaching you the new tricks this software has up its sleeve in a manner that anyone can understand. You'll get basics of digital imaging like mastering importing/exporting images, as well as tougher stuff such as adding shadows/highlights, altering colors, and using Adobe's Camera RAW (ACR) plug-in.
CS4 for Dummies shows you how to create on-screen presentations and contact prints, and comes with "10 Reasons" lists such as '10 Reasons to Love Your Wacom Tablet'. Photoshop CS4 for Dummies will help any beginner appreciate the full functionality of their software.
Detailed Instructions Upon:
Importing images and using all tools and processes
Reducing digital noise, making colors look natural, and adding highlights and shadows
Optimizing images for printing or for the web
Exploring painting function and mastering the brushes panel