Adobe Photoshop is the world's leading image manipulation software. Used by both professional and amateur graphic designers, it is the de facto standard for print and Web publishing. How to Use Adobe Photoshop visually steps the reader through everything she needs to know in order to create and manipulate images for print and the Web. Photoshop can be a somewhat intimidating program for the beginning user, but How to Use Adobe Photoshop, with its visual, step-by-step approach, makes it simple to learn the basic techniques involved in using Photoshop.
Daniel Giordan is an artist and designer who works as the Design Director for AOL Web Properties, coordinating publishing designs for online properties such as Netscape, CompuServe, MapQuest, AIM, ICQ, and others. Giordan is the author of several bestselling graphic design titles, including The Art of Photoshop from Sams Publishing. His artwork has been exhibited at The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and in galleries throughout New England, including Stux Gallery, Boston University, and Yale University.