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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop 6 in 24 Hours by Carla Rose
I bought this book after reading the praise from the other reviewers, and now I feel I should warn anyone else who is interested in learning about Photoshop 6: this book lacks detailed explanations and, even worse, it contains no solid examples nor helpful exercises.
The author does a very good job of introducing the basic tools and features of Photoshop at a slow pace, which is good for a casual user or absolute beginner, but I was disappointed by the examples. The author actually points out what the program can do and then tells you to play with it to learn about it - I could have done that on my own. After finishing the book, I knew the purpose of each Photoshop tool, yet I did not… Read more