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Within the Recommended Books and Software on Graphics, Web Site Graphics, and Graphic Design section you'll find books and video training (DVDs, CD-ROMs) on graphic design, graphics software programs, Web graphics, and popular graphics software - Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash), Adobe Fireworks (formerly Macromedia Fireworks), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite CS3, and more.

Each listing is hand chosen with thought and care to help WebsiteTips.com visitors in their searches for helpful Web site-related books, software, and other products. Recommendations cover needs for beginners through advanced.

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Graphics, Illustrations, Clipart CD-ROMs and Books

Many books and CD-ROMs are available with royalty-free, permission-free graphics, illustrations, clipart, and more. The CD-ROMs are especially handy since they contain digital images, but you can also scan images within the book-only royalty-free, permission-free publications for use on the Web or other purposes (as always, check the specific publication for copyright and permissions prior to use). Below is the beginning of our new listing here at WebsiteTips.com. Do you have any favorites or recommendations for this listing? We always appreciate recommendations, so let us know!

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Recommended Photography Books

  • COVER: Understanding Exposure, Rev. Ed. by Bryan Peterson (2004) 
  • Perception and Imaging, 3rd Ed. By Richard D. Zakia (Focal Press, 07-2007). 
  • The Digital Photography Book. By Scott Kelby (08-23-2006). 

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Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers Books, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Books, and Adobe Photoshop CS3 Software.

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Books and Video Training on Graphics Software Programs and Web Graphics, Graphics Software

Adobe Creative Suite CS3 product line 

Late April 2007 Adobe released many of its new version CS3 industry standard graphics software for design and the Web - Adobe Fireworks CS3, Adobe Flash CS3, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3, all part of their new Adobe Creative Suite CS3 product line. Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Premier Pro, CS3 Production Premium, and the CS3 Master Collection arrived July 12, 2007.

What's in each CS3 bundled edition? See Adobe Creative Suite 3: What's in Each Edition? here at WebsiteTips.com.

Along with the new software versions, many new CS3 books and training videos (CD-ROMS, DVDs) are now available with more available for pre-order and will be out soon.

Note: Nearly all of the Adobe CS3 books, video training DVDs /CD-ROMs, and software listed below are now available, and you can pre-order any listed below, too, as they'll be out soon (dates noted with each book, video, or software listing). See also our New and Recently Added Books, Software, and Video Training for only new and recently added listings.

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Adobe Fireworks Books, Video Training / DVDs / CD-ROMs, and Software (formerly Macromedia Fireworks)

Adobe Fireworks CS3 Video Training - Training Videos / DVDs / CD-ROMs

  •  Cover - Fireworks CS3 Essential Training (CD-ROM). By Tom Green. lynda.com, Inc (May 3, 2007). 

Adobe Fireworks CS3 Books

  •  Adobe Fireworks CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques. Joseph W. Lowery. Adobe. (2-27-2008) 

Adobe Fireworks CS3 Software

Fireworks CS3 is available for purchase on its own or bundled within Adobe Creative Suite CS3 packages. Fireworks CS3 is bundled within Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Web Premium, Web Standard, or the Master Collection. Links to more information for both Windows and Macintosh versions are below.

What's in each CS3 bundled edition? See Adobe Creative Suite 3 Matrix: What's in Each Edition? here at WebsiteTips.com.

Adobe Fireworks CS3 Professional Software for Windows
  • Adobe Fireworks CS3
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Web Premium [Windows]
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Web Standard Upgrade [Windows]
  • Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection [Windows]
Adobe Fireworks CS3 Professional Software for Macintosh
  • Adobe Fireworks CS3
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Web Premium [Macintosh]
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Web Standard Upgrade [Macintosh]
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Master Collection [MAC]

For helpful Web Site Resources on Adobe Fireworks see also Web Resources Graphics Adobe Fireworks here at WebsiteTips.com.

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Adobe Flash Books, Video Training / DVDs / CD-ROMs, and Software (formerly Macromedia Flash)

Books on Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Books
  •  Flash CS3: The Missing Manual, by E. A. Vander Veer, Chris Grover. Pogue Press - O'Reilly (4-25-2007) 
  • Cover - How to Cheat in Flash CS3: The Art of Design and Animation in Adobe Flash CS3, by Chris Georgenes. Focal Press (8-6-2007) 
  •  Cover: Flash CS3 Professional Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide, by Russell Chun. 
  •  Cover: Creating a Web Site with Flash CS3 Professional: Visual QuickProject Guide, by David Morris. 
  •  Adobe Flash CS3 Classroom in a Book, by Adobe Creative Team. Adobe Press; Bk&CD-Rom (4-27-2007) 
  •  Cover - Adobe Flash CS3 Professional On Demand, by Andy Anderson, Steve Johnson, Perspection Inc. Adobe Press; Bk&CD-Rom edition (April 27, 2007) 
  •  Learning Flash CS3, by Jennifer Smith, AGI. O'Reilly, (6-15-2007). 
  •  Cover: Adobe Flash CS3 Professional How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques, by Mark Schaeffer (September 10, 2007). 
Adobe Flash 8 Books
  •  Cover - Flash Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools [ILLUSTRATED]. By Sham Bhangal. O'Reilly (May 1, 2004). 
  •  Macromedia Flash Professional 8 Hands-On Training (Hands on Training (H.O.T)). By James Gonzalez. 
  • Macromedia Flash 8 for Windows and Macintosh. By Katherine Ulrich 
  •  The Flash Usability Guide. By Chris MacGregor, Crystal Waters, David Doull 

Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Software

Adobe Flash CS3 is available on its own or bundled within Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Web Premium, Design Premium, Production Premium, or the Master Collection. Links to more information for both Windows and Macintosh versions are below.

What's in each CS3 bundled edition? See Adobe Creative Suite 3 Matrix: What's in Each Edition? here at WebsiteTips.com.

Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Software for Windows
  • Adobe Flash CS3
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Web Premium [Windows]
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Design Premium Upgrade [Windows]
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Production Premium Upgrade [Windows]
  • Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection [Windows]
Flash CS3 Professional Software for Mac
  • Adobe Flash CS3 Upgrade (Mac)
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Web Premium Upgrade [Mac]
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Design Premium Upgrade [Mac]
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Production Premium Upgrade [Mac]
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Master Collection [MAC]

Order/upgrade to the latest Adobe Flash CS3 today!

For helpful Web resources on Adobe Flash, see also Web Resources Graphics Adobe Flash here at WebsiteTips.com.

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Adobe Illustrator Books, Video Training / DVDs / CD-ROMs, and Software

Adobe Illustrator CS3 Video Training - Training Videos / DVDs / CD-ROMs

Adobe Illustrator CS4 Books

  •  Cover - Adobe Illustrator CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques. by David Karlins. Adobe Press (12-11-2008). 
  •  Cover - Real World Adobe Illustrator CS4, 1st Edition. by Mordy Golding. Peachpit Press (12-29-2008). 
  •  Adobe Illustrator CS4 Classroom in a Book, by Adobe Creative Team. Adobe Press; Bk&CD-Rom (11-22-2008) 

For helpful Web Site Resources on Adobe Illustrator, see also Web Resources Graphics Adobe Illustrator here at WebsiteTips.com.

Adobe Illustrator CS4 Software

Illustrator CS4 is available for purchase on its own or bundled within several Adobe Creative Suite CS4 packages. Illustrator CS4 is bundled within Adobe Creative Suite CS4 Web Premium, Design Standard, Design Premium, Production Premium, or the Master Collection. Links to more information for both Windows and Macintosh versions are below.

What's in each CS4 bundled edition? See Adobe Creative Suite 4 Matrix: What's in Each Edition? here at WebsiteTips.com.

Adobe Illustrator CS4 Software for Windows
  • Adobe Illustrator CS4
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Web Premium
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Design Standard
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Design Premium
  • Adobe CS4 Production Premium
  • Adobe CS4 Master Collection
Adobe Illustrator CS4 Software for Macintosh
  • Adobe Illustrator CS4
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Web Premium
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Design Standard
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Design Premium
  • Adobe CS4 Production Premium
  • Adobe CS4 Master Collection

Order/upgrade to the latest Adobe Illustrator CS4 today!

For helpful Web Site Resources on Adobe Illustrator, see also Web Resources Graphics Adobe Illustrator here at WebsiteTips.com.

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Adobe Photoshop Books, Video Training / DVDs / CD-ROMs, and Software

Books, Training Videos / DVDs / CD-ROMs on Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop CS3 Video Training - Training Videos / DVDs / CD-ROMs
  •  Adobe Photoshop CS3 One-on-One Video Training [CD-ROM]. By Deke McClelland. lynda.com, Inc. (4-16-2007) 
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Books
  •  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Classroom in a Book. Adobe 11-2008 
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Books
  •  Adobe Photoshop CS3 Classroom in a Book. Adobe 04-2007 
  • Photoshop CS3 for Windows and Macintosh. By Elaine Weinmann, Peter Lourekas. Peachpit (6-18-2007) 
  •  Adobe Photoshop CS3 One-on-One. By Deke McClelland. O'Reilly Media, Inc. Rev Ed edition (June 15, 2007) - amazon.com info 
  • Photoshop CS3 Essential Skills, by Mark Galer, Philip Andrews. Focal Press; Pap/DVD (5-28-2007) 
  •  Photoshop CS3: Up To Speed. By Ben Willmore. Peachpit (5-18-2007) 
  •  Book cover: How to Cheat in Photoshop CS3: The art of creating photorealistic montages, 4th ed., by Steve Caplin 
  •  Cover: Photoshop CS3 Channels and Masks Bible. by Stephen Romaniello. Wiley (May 7, 2007) 
  •  Cover - Real World Adobe Photoshop CS3. by David Blatner, Conrad Chavez, Bruce Fraser. (Oct 19, 2007). 
  •  Adobe Photoshop CS3: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks. by Lynette Kent. Visual (9-11-2007). 
Books on Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photography
  •  Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers. by Scott Kelby. New Riders (8-15-2007). 
  •  Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers. by Martin Evening. Focal Press (May 28, 2007) 
  • Photoshop CS3 for Nature Photographers. by Ellen Anon, Tim Grey. Sybex (5-14-2007).
  •  Complete Photoshop CS3 for Digital Photographers, by Colin Smith, Tim Cooper. Charles River Media (6-22-2007). 
  • Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS3, by Bruce Fraser, Jeff Schewe. Peachpit (October 22, 2007) 
Adobe Photoshop Channels, Masking Books
  •  Cover: Photoshop CS3 Channels and Masks Bible. by Stephen Romaniello. Wiley (May 7, 2007) 
  •  Photoshop Masking & Compositing. By Katrin Eismann. New Riders (10-8-2004) 
  •  Photoshop Channels Book, by Scott Kelby. Peachpit (2-14-2006). 
  •  Photoshop Masking & Photoshop LAB Color : The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace. By Dan Margulis. New Riders (10-8-2004) - amazon.com info 
Adobe Photoshop Color Management Books
  •  Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers. by Martin Evening. Focal Press (May 28, 2007) 
  • Cover: Real World Color Management, 2nd Ed. Bruce Fraser, Chris Murphy, and Fred Bunting 
  •  Photoshop Masking & Photoshop LAB Color : The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace. By Dan Margulis. New Riders (10-8-2004) - amazon.com info 
  •  Color Management for Photographers. by Andrew Rodney. Focal Press; Pap/Cdr (8-10-2005) 
Adobe Photoshop Image Retouching, Restoration Books
  •  Cover - Adobe Photoshop Restoration & Retouching (3rd Edition) (Voices That Matter) by Katrin Eismann, Wayne Palmer. New Riders Press; (November 17, 2005). 
  •  Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies, by Lee Varis. Sybex (10-16-2006) 
  • Digital Restoration From Start to Finish: How to repair old and damaged photographs, by Ctein. Focal Press (November 29, 2006)
  •  Real World Image Sharpening with Adobe Photoshop CS2. By Bruce Fraser. Peachpit (7-18-2006) 
Other Adobe Photoshop Books
  • The Photoshop Anthology. by Corrie Haffly. SitePoint (09-2006). 

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Software

Adobe Photoshop CS4 is available on its own (Standard or Extended) or bundled within Adobe Creative Suite CS4 packages. Photoshop CS4 is bundled only within Adobe Creative Suite CS4 Design Standard. Photoshop CS4 Extended is bundled within Adobe Creative Suite CS4 Web Premium, Design Premium, Production Premium, and the Master Collection. Links to more information for both Windows and Macintosh versions are below.

What's in each CS4 bundled edition? See Adobe Creative Suite 4 Matrix: What's in Each Edition? here at WebsiteTips.com.

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Software for Windows
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Adobe Photoshop Extended CS4
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Web Premium
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Design Standard
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Design Premium
  • Adobe CS4 Production Premium
  • Adobe CS4 Master Collection
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Software for Mac
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Adobe Photoshop Extended CS4
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Web Premium
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Design Standard
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Design Premium
  • Adobe CS4 Production Premium
  • Adobe CS4 Master Collection

Order/upgrade to the latest Adobe Photoshop CS4 today!

For helpful Web Site Resources on Adobe Photoshop, see also Web Resources Graphics Adobe Photoshop here at WebsiteTips.com.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Books, Video Training / DVDs / CD-ROMs, and Software

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Books

  •  The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, by Martin Evening Adobe Press (8-10-2008) - book cover 
  •  Cover - The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter). by Scott Kelby. New Riders (09-21-2008). 
  •  Cover - Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 for Digital Photographers Only. By Rob Sheppard. Wiley (10-06-2008). 
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques, by Chris Orwig. Adobe (8-21-2008) - book cover.
  •  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Classroom in a Book. Adobe 9-04-2008 

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1 Books

  •  The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, by Martin Evening Adobe Press (March 13, 2007) - book cover 
  •  Cover - The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter). by Scott Kelby. New Riders (April 16, 2007). 
  •  Cover - Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for Digital Photographers Only. By Rob Sheppard. Wiley (May 7, 2007). 
  •  Cover - Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Workflow: The Digital Photographer's Guide. By Tim Grey. Sybex (April 16, 2007). 

See also WebsiteTips.com's Adobe Photoshop Books, Video Training, and Software Recommendations.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Software

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is available for Windows and Macintosh. Each platform is not sold separately, unlike most other Adobe software products. Below are links to the full and upgrade versions.

  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 (Windows, Mac)
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 UPGRADE (Windows, Mac)

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Corel Paint Shop Pro Books and Software

  •  Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 
  •  Paint Shop Pro X2 for Photographers by by Ken McMahon. Focal Press (12-10-2007) 
For helpful Web Site Resources on Corel Paint Shop Pro, see also Web Resources Graphics Corel Paint Shop Pro here at WebsiteTips.com.

See also Web Resources Graphics here at WebsiteTips.com.

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  • Each listing is hand chosen with thought and care to sincerely help WebsiteTips.com visitors in their searches for genuinely helpful books, software, and products on Web site topics.
  • You'll find a variety of writing styles, approaches, and skill levels within the listings. Each person learns differently, has different needs, skill levels, and preferences, so recommendations are made with those things in mind, too.

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