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Focal Press Adobe Photoshop Books

Focal Press Photoshop books cover Photoshop for digital photography, layers, automation, black & white imaging, digital painting, printing, video, creative photoshop and photomontage.

  1. Digital Monochrome: Black-and-White Photography from Capture to Photoshop Processing to Fine-Art Printing

    By Ralph Lambrecht

    This follow-up to author Ralph Lambrecht’s highly regarded Way Beyond Monochrome takes a birds-eye view of digital monochrome imaging, providing fundamental technical background, step-by-step instructions, and advice on options from digital capture through fine art printing. This is a…

  2. The Digital Renaissance

    Classic Painting Techniques in Photoshop and Painter

    By Carlyn Beccia

    The Digital Renaissance teaches you how to translate the methods and skills found in traditional art to the digital medium. By covering fundamental painting principles and the basics of digital software, before moving into tutorials that break down key techniques, professional artist Carlyn Beccia…

  3. How To Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12

    Release Your Imagination

    By David Asch

    Have you ever wanted to summon magical powers? Appear in a graphic novel? Or control the weather and seasons? There’s a whole world of opportunity out there for creating fun photomontages, powerful panoramas, and dynamic distortions. How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12 starts you at the basics…

  4. Photoshop CC: Essential Skills

    A guide to creative image editing

    By Mark Galer, Philip Andrews

    New to Photoshop? Looking to unlock the impressive power of Photoshop CC? Want to master image editing techniques and achieve professional-level results? Then Photoshop CC: Essential Skills is the resource you need. This book and companion website’s proven combination of real world image editing…

  5. How To Cheat In Photoshop CC

    The art of creating realistic photomontages

    By Steve Caplin

    Have you ever struggled to make the vision in your mind come to life on your screen? Then this book can help you realise your goal. In this comprehensive revision of the best-selling How To Cheat in Photoshop, photomontage guru Steve Caplin shows you how to get optimum results in minimum time, by…

  6. Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers

    A professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC

    By Martin Evening

    Martin Evening, Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional, has revamped his much-admired Photoshop for Photographers book for an eleventh edition, to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC on Adobe’s Creative Cloud. This comprehensive guide…

  7. Focus On Photoshop Lightroom

    Focus on the Fundamentals

    By Dave Stevenson, Nik Rawlinson

    Compatible with all versions of Lightroom Unsure where to start with Photoshop Lightroom? Feeling daunted by other 600 page monster user guides? Want to learn how to get the best out of your photography with the program in a snap? Focus on Photoshop Lightroom teaches you how to stay organized by…

  8. Digital Image Editing & Special Effects

    Quickly Master The Key Techniques Of Photoshop & Lightroom

    By Michael Freeman

    Everyone has taken photos which, for one reason or another, have not turned out as hoped. With this easy-to-use introduction to the key tools and techniques of photo editing. Michael Freeman shows you how to lift your work from good to great, enhancing your images using the powerful capabilities of…

  9. How To Cheat in Photoshop Elements 11

    Release Your Imagination

    By David Asch

    Have you ever wanted to summon magical powers? Create a stained glass style masterpiece? Or turn Summer into Fall? There’s a whole world of opportunity out there for creating fun photomontages, powerful panoramas, and dynamic distortions. Redesigned and completely rewritten for Elements 11, this…

  10. Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 for Photographers

    The Creative Use of Photoshop Elements

    By Philip Andrews

    To coincide with some of the biggest changes in Photoshop Elements for years, Philip Andrews completely revises his bestselling title to include all the new features of this release. See how the new interface works alongside new tools, techniques and workflows to make editing, enhancing and sharing…

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