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Precision Photoshop: Creating Powerful Visual Effects offers the author's own insider tips form years of working specifically on visual effects in the entertainment world, and requires no prior Photoshop expertise to prove useful. It provides a step-by-step beginner's tutorial on Photoshop's main features, showing how to manage text, filters and files and how to work with camera raw files and Photoshop's many tools. Instructions for a variety of visual results assume the form of both short tutorials and longer explanations, with examples of production-quality work throughout and color screenshots and insights enhancing the example routines and making them virtually foolproof. The result is a powerful toolbox of special effects features perfect for newcomers to Photoshop who want professional-quality productions.