The Photoshop 5/5.5
by Linnea Dayton & Jack Davis
The Photoshop 5/5.5 WOW Book has won numerous awards, including:
Most Useful Book,
International Digital Imaging Association;
Best Advanced How-to Software Book,
Computer Press Association; and
Best Computer Book,
Publishers Marketing Association.
This book gets us away from the limited Adobe documentation for Photoshop and provides step-by-step instructions for special projects using masks, layers, enhancement, collage techniques, filters, painting, and special effects. If you use Photoshop, you need this book.