Introduction. Book I: Photoshop Fundamentals. Chapter 1: Examining the Photoshop Environment. Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Tools Panel. Chapter 3: Starting, Finishing, and Getting It on Paper. Chapter 4: Viewing and Navigating Images. Chapter 5: Customizing Your Workspace and Preferences. Book II: Image Essentials. Chapter 1: Specifying Size and Resolution. Chapter 2: Choosing Color Modes and File Formats. Chapter 3: Using and Managing Color. Chapter 4: Time Travel ? Undoing in Photoshop. Chapter 5: Creating Actions for Productivity and Fun. Book III: Selections. Chapter 1: Making Selections. Chapter 2: Creating and Working with Paths. Chapter 3: Modifying and Transforming Selections and Paths. Book IV: Painting, Drawing, and Typing. Chapter 1: Painting and Drawing with Photoshop. Chapter 2: Filling and Stroking. Chapter 3: Creating and Editing Type. Book V: Working with Layers. Chapter 1: Creating Layers. Chapter 2: Managing Layers. Chapter 3: Playing with Opacity and Blend Modes. Chapter 4: Getting Jazzy with Layer Styles and Clipping Groups. Chapter 5: Working with Smart Objects. Book VI: Channels and Masks. Chapter 1: Using Channels. Chapter 2: Quick-and-Dirty Masking. Chapter 3: Getting Exact with Advanced Masking Techniques. Book VII: Filters and Distortions. Chapter 1: Making Corrections with Daily Filters. Chapter 2: Applying Filters for Special Occasions. Chapter 3: Distorting with the Liquify Command. Book VIII: Retouching and Restoration. Chapter 1: Enhancing Images with Adjustments. Chapter 2: Repairing with Focus and Toning Tools. Chapter 3: Fixing Flaws and Removing What?s Not Wanted. Book IX: Photoshop and Print. Chapter 1: Prepping Graphics for Print. Chapter 2: Using Photomerge and Merge to HDR Pro. Bonus Chapters. Bonus Chapter 1: Prepping Web Graphics. Bonus Chapter 2: Slicing Web Images. Bonus Chapter 3: Other Sources of Information. Index.
Barbara Obermeier is principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in California. She is currently a faculty member in the School of Design at Brooks Institute. She has authored or coauthored dozens of software books including Photoshop Elements For Dummies and Digital Photography Just the Steps For Dummies.