Advanced Photoshop CS2 Trickery & FX takes the digital artist to the next level of creativity by teaching them how to blend their artistic talent seamlessly with the powerful tools of Photoshop CS2. The book assumes a fundamental level of skill with Photoshop and builds upon those skills by helping users learn how and why Photoshop does what it does, With this knowledge, users will be ready to take on new challenges and work through the practical and fun tutorials throughout the book. Many new features have been added to Photoshop CS2 and these are explored and put to work throughout the book. Some of these features include, working with High Definition file formats, the enhanced Camera Raw interface, the exposure merge program, an improved brush engine, new filter & special effects, and more. In addition, all of the core tools of Photoshop used for effects will be put to use in the projects covered throughout the book. So buckle up and put on your creativity cap - it's time to create!