Photoshop for beginners!

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  1. CarlukeDave

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    I've recently got a hold of Photoshop CS2, I've never used it before, can anyone recommend a book or any resource that would guide me through th basics?

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    Dave
     
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    I'm in the same boat as you, i've just started using the official cs2 book, what i've read of it, it seems very useful.
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    Scott Kelbys writing style is easy to digest and you manage to actually learn a thing or 2.:)
    Some may not warm to his sense of humour but I find the light heartedness make what can be a complex program easy to use
    Conversely, his books for Elements reveal a lot of gems in that program that even a long term user may not know existed
     
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    I started many moons ago using the photoshop bibles but its been a while since I looked at any of the current books available.

    One thing I do is I look at the computer arts stuff they sometimes do one offs on photoshop that can do no harm looking at.
     
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    Similarly, Digital Photo ( magazine) does Video lessons on PS and Elements ( and PSP) on selected techniques on thier cover mount CDs. They also have this . Worth a look? Only you can tell
    The Lessons are fun to watch ,easy to follow and although they dont follow the systematic pattern of a book, prove easy to recall as the starting and finished images tend to be on the CD.

    The Photoshop "Bibles" really scare me :rolleyes: The sheer volume of them just make me throw up my hands in horror!:devil:
     
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