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Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Photoshop books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release) (2018)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfCreative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop choose Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons show key step-by-step techniques for working in Photoshop, including how to correct, enhance, and distort digital images, create image composites, and prepare images for print and the web.   In addition to learning the essential elements of the Photoshop interface, this revised edition for the 2019 release covers features like the new Frame tool,…
Author(s): Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez

2. Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Adobe Photoshop CC: Bringing the Impossible to Reality — with Bret Malley (2nd Edition) (2017)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfIn Bret Malley’s world, a father is suspended in the air among his baby’s collection of toys . . . a big-box store and parking lot can be transformed into a scene of reclaimed nature . . . and an ordinary person can sculpt fire with his bare hands. And in Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Adobe Photoshop CC, Second Edition, Bret shares the techniques he uses to elevate an image from the everyday to the extraordinary, showing you how to make seemingly impossible scenarios come to life.  Designed as a comprehensive guide to compositing from start to finish, this book is divided into…
Author(s): Bret Malley

3. Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) (2018)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfCreative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop choose Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons show key step-by-step techniques for working in Photoshop, including how to correct, enhance, and distort digital images, create image composites, and prepare images for print and the web.   In addition to learning the essential elements of the Photoshop interface, this revised edition for the 2018 release covers features like search capabilities, Content-Aware Crop, Select…
Author(s): Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez

4. Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers 2018 (2018)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfAdobe Photoshop CC for Photographers by acclaimed digital imaging professional Martin Evening has been revamped to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC on Adobe’s Creative Cloud, including significant new features, such as the painting tool and Pen path tool refinements and Range Masking in Camera Raw. This guide covers all the tools and techniques photographers and professional image editors need to know when using Photoshop, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world examples, this guide is…
Author(s): Martin Evening

5. Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies (2018)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPhotoshop Elements offers enough of the power you’ll find in full Photoshop to make both basic and artistic edits to your photos. Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies helps you learn how to use Photoshop Elements to take your shots to stunning new heights! Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies offers photographers of all skill levels the power to turn run-of-the-mill digital pictures into beautiful photographs. This friendly and helpful guidebook directs you on how to harness all the tools this powerful software has to offer. No matter if you’re a photo editing…
Author(s): Barbara Obermeier, Ted Padova

6. The Photoshop Toolbox: Essential Techniques for Mastering Layer Masks, Brushes, and Blend Modes (2018)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfAdobe Photoshop is one of the most powerful image-editing applications ever created, but it is also widely thought to be difficult to learn, infinite in scope, and nearly impossible to master. For these reasons, many photographers choose to stay exclusively with Lightroom for all their photography needs. But for those photographers who subscribe to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan―which includes both Lightroom and Photoshop―to leave Photoshop unopened and unexplored is to deny yourself the ability to take your creativity and expression to a whole new level. In The Photoshop Toolbox, photographer and…
Author(s): Glyn Dewis

7. Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) (2017)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfCreative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop choose Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop and how to correct, enhance, and distort digital images, create image composites, and prepare images for print and the web.   In addition to learning the key elements of the Photoshop interface, this completely revised CC (2017 release) edition covers features like new…
Author(s): Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez

8. Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 Classroom in a Book (2019)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf is the most thorough and comprehensive way for you to master Adobe’s industry-leading consumer-targeted photo-editing software. Each chapter in this step-by-step, lesson-based guide contains a project that builds on your growing knowledge of the program, while end-of-chapter review questions reinforce each lesson. You will learn the basics of editing your images with Photoshop Elements and learn how to best use the program's many new features.   This edition covers many new and improved features in Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019, from the Auto Curate feature that…
Author(s): Jeff Carlson

9. Adobe Photoshop CC For Dummies (2017)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPhotoshop is the gold standard when it comes to photo and image editing tools. But unless you’ve ever taken a class or gotten help from a Photoshop guru, you may find yourself a bit confused on where to start and how to get things done. Photoshop CC For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the book for those of us who don’t know a layer from a level and just want to learn how to make photos look better. This update to Photoshop CC For Dummies, the first since the product launched, packs an even more powerful punch to help you manage and enhance your images. In Photoshop CC For…
Author(s): Peter Bauer

10. Photoshop: The Ultimate Beginners’ Guide to Mastering Adobe Photoshop in 1 Week (2016)

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your BookshelfDo you want to learn Photoshop but are intimated by the difficulty?This book is the answer to all your problems. Read below:Update Jan 2017: Thanks for all the positive feedback regarding this book. I’m glad so many people were able to improve their Photoshop digital photo editing skills. The issue that some of the reviewers mentioned regarding the physical book have been fixed. The paper type, image quality, font and font spacing have all been updated over the last month. Their reviews, though harsh, have helped make this book better in quality. In addition, three extra chapters have been added to…
Author(s): John Slavio

Best Photoshop Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some photoshop books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC for Photographers Classroom in a Book, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Rafael Concepcion
Publisher: Adobe Press, Year: 2019, Size: 71 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2363686

Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book

Author(s): Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez
Publisher: Adobe Press, Year: 2018, Size: 31 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2169218

Developing Professional iPhone Photography: Using Photoshop, Lightroom, and other iOS and Desktop Apps to Create and Edit Photos

Author(s): Rafiq Elmansy
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 39 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2178954

Adobe Photoshop Restoration & Retouching

Author(s): Katrin Eismann
Publisher: New Riders Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 25 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2262561

Adobe Photoshop Manual

Author(s): unknown
Publisher: Papercut Limited, Year: 2018, Size: 55 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2269965

A Beginners Guide to Photoshop Lightroom

Author(s): George Reed
Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2292494

The Photoshop Toolbox: Essential Techniques for Mastering Layer Masks, Brushes, and Blend modes

Author(s): Glyn Dewis
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Year: 2018, Size: 41 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2332683

Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release)

Author(s): Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez
Publisher: Adobe Press, Year: 2018, Size: 29 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2363678

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud 2017

Author(s): Gulati M.
Publisher: Siliconmedia Press, Year: 2017, Size: 40 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1623296

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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