Focal Press Releases Photoshop CS6 Tips and Tutorial Books

Focal Press Releases Photoshop CS6 Tips and Tutorial Books


Waltham, MA—Focal Press, a publisher of media technology books, announced the availability of several new photography titles that include tutorials and how-tos to help photographers and designers navigate Adobe Photoshop CS6 digital image-editing software.

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Photographers, written by renowned photographer and Photoshop Hall-of-Famer Martin Evening, and How to Cheat in Photoshop CS6, written by graphic artist and longtime Photoshop beta tester and author Steve Caplin, will be two of the new CS6-themed Focal Press titles on the shelves. Each book builds off of the authors’ previous versions in the same Photoshop series.

“Photoshop CS6 contains several key, new features, like Process Version 2012, the adaptive wide-angle filter and blur tools, as well as helpful enhancements to previous features like the crop tool and content-aware filling,” said Evening. “This new functionality will be useful for any design or photography professional who uses it and, through speedy adoption, it will definitely help streamline Photoshop users’ workflows.”

The Digital Imaging Masters series is a new Focal Press photography book series that also launches this month and presents key information pertaining to the use of Photoshop, as well as the latest CS6 version. The series will be based on the successful curriculum that well-known digital imaging educator Katrin Eismann developed for the Masters of Professional Studies in Digital Photography department at the School for Visual Arts. The books, starting with Power, Speed & Automation with Photoshop, are edited by Eismann and written by a carefully selected group of experts.

Details about Focal Press’s upcoming Photoshop CS6-related books include:

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Photographers.
Now in its fourth edition and featuring the new Photoshop CS6 enhancements, this bestseller from international photographer and Photoshop author/educator Martin Evening is designed to help all photographers master the digital imaging software with step-by-step instructions, illustrations and tutorials. An accompanying website features sample images, CS6 tutorial videos and bonus chapters. ISBN: 9780240526041, $54.95.

Photoshop CS6: Essential Skills.
This structured, self-study guide helps beginner photographers and designers digest the fundamental techniques needed to use Photoshop CS6 effectively. A complete section of step-by-step imaging projects aids in honing image-editing skills for pro-quality results. This book is written by top-selling photography authors, educators and Adobe Photoshop Ambassadors Mark Galer and Philip Andrews and will be sold with a accompanying DVD. ISBN: 9780240522685, $44.95.

Power, Speed & Automation with Photoshop. Written by Adobe Systems, Inc.’s senior computer scientist and product manager for Digital Imaging, Geoff Scott and Jeffrey Tranberry, respectively, this book will teach readers to customize and automate Photoshop CS6 to enhance their speed and productivity. It is the first in the Katrin Eismann Digital Imaging Masters series. ISBN: 9780240820835, $39.95.

How to Cheat in Photoshop CS6.
Photomontage master Steve Caplin, a recognized leader in the world of photo manipulation, shows readers how to utilize Photoshop’s features quickly and efficiently, and how to make an image look like something else entirely. This resource for designers, illustrators, retouchers, students and graphic artists is now in its 8th edition and is fully updated to cover the new features found in CS6. A DVD and supplemental website complete the package. This book will be available in July. ISBN: 9780240525921, $44.95.