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Press Release- Mastering Photoshop Layers

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Contact: Rocky Nook, Inc. — (805) 687-8727 — Press@rockynook.com

Santa Barbara, CA-December 12, 2013

Photoshop’s layers are arguably the most powerful aspect of the software’s user interface and are the key to successful image editing in Photoshop. Layers allow for both global and local adjustments to images and can be used to create stunning special effects. Best of all, layers allow for nondestructive editing of your original image. New Photoshop users often see layers as too complicated, and they miss out on the program’s full potential.

This book will remove the confusion factor by providing an in-depth introduction to layers. Clear, step-by-step instructions and illustrations help the reader quickly master the tools that are relevant for photographers.

In this book you will learn about:

  • Working with and building multiple layers
  • Blending layers and which Options to use
  • Using layers to enhance and retouch your images
  • Creating and using layer masks
  • Creating luminosity and saturation layer masks
  • Using Smart Objects and Smart Filters
  • Advanced layer techniques
  • Timesaving shortcuts, tips, and tricks

About the Author

Juergen Gulbins has extensive experience in writing, technology, desktop publishing, designing high-end document archival systems, and digital photography. He is a prolific author who has written and translated books on topics such as CAD, Unix, DTP, typography, the Internet, document management, Linux, and various aspects of digital photography. He has been a passionate photographer most of his life.

Mastering Photoshop Layers: A Photographer’s Guide

Juergen Gulbins
Published by Rocky Nook

978-1-937538-27-9, 300 pages, $44.95 US, $46.95 CA Soft Cover 8″x10″

About Rocky Nook

Rocky Nook is a leading publisher of books written by photographers for photographers. Rocky Nook boasts well over 100 titles by renowned authors from around the world covering a variety of photography topics, including composition, fine art, cutting-edge technology, and instruction manuals. Rocky Nook titles deliver premiere content that helps beginning through professional level photographers master the art, craft, and technology of photography.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Rocky Nook is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a German publisher of computer and digital photography books.