Apr 6, 2005

Peachpit Announces Lineup of Adobe Creative Suite 2 Books

Press Release: BERKELEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 5, 2005–Today Peachpit announced its lineup of books designed to guide readers through Adobe® Creative Suite 2 (CS2), Adobe’s software package which contains all-new versions of Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe InDesign®, Adobe Illustrator®, Adobe GoLive®, plus the recently released Adobe Acrobat® 7.0 Professional. Peachpit is offering books on all of the new applications for all levels of users. Its first title, The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers, by #1 Photoshop author Scott Kelby, will ship in early May 2005, on the very same day as Adobe’s Photoshop CS2 software.

In The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers (ISBN 0-321-33062-5), leading author Scott Kelby shows readers the step-by-step techniques used by today’s cutting-edge digital photographers, explaining exactly which settings to use, when to use them, and why. The book shows readers how to unlock all the new and enhanced features in Photoshop CS2, such as Adobe Bridge, the upgraded file browser providing multi-view file browsing and smooth cross-product integration. Aspiring digital photographers will also benefit from Kelby’s tips on sharpening, digital body-sculpting, how to take advantage of the new Camera Raw features, how to color-correct any photo without breaking a sweat, and other helpful hints.

In conjunction with this announcement, Scott Kelby will be speaking about Photoshop CS2′s new features at the Apple SoHo store today, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time. Visit for details.

In addition to Scott Kelby, Peachpit is home to the world’s most renowned authors publishing in the graphics and digital imaging space, including Katrin Eismann, Jack Davis, Bert Monroy, Sandee Cohen, Ben Willmore, Lynda Weinman, Elaine Weinmann, Peter Lourekas, and more. A sampling of titles in Peachpit’s CS2 lineup includes:

Adobe InDesign CS2 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide

By Sandee Cohen; ISBN 0-321-32201-0

Adobe InDesign Solutions
By David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepcion; ISBN 0-321-33413-2

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Classroom in a Book

By the Adobe Creative Team; ISBN: 0-321-32184-7

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for the Web Hands-On Training
By; ISBN: 0-321-33171-0

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Restoration & Retouching, 3rd Edition

By Katrin Eismann; ISBN 0-321-31627-4

Adobe Photoshop CS2: Up To Speed
By Ben Willmore; ISBN 0-321-33050-1

Illustrator CS2 Killer Tips

By Dave Cross; ISBN 0-321-33065-X

Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS2
By Bruce Fraser; ISBN 0-321-33409-4

The Adobe Illustrator CS2 Wow! Book

By Sharon Steuer; ISBN 0-321-32046-8

Pricing and Availability

Peachpit’s complete lineup of CS2 books includes more than 25 titles, slated for availability within the next few months. Please visit for detailed descriptions, pricing and availability information, free downloadable tip sheets, a training video hosted by top-selling computer book author Scott Kelby, sample chapters, and more.

About Peachpit

Berkeley-based Peachpit has been publishing top-notch books on the latest in graphic design, desktop publishing, multimedia, Web publishing, and general computing since 1986. Its award-winning books feature step-by-step explanations, time-saving techniques, savvy insider tips, and expert advice for computer users of all sorts. It is the home of the internationally recognized Visual QuickStart Guide series, New Riders Voices That Matter series, and is the publishing partner for Adobe Press,, Macromedia Press, and others. Peachpit is a company of Pearson Education, the world’s largest education publisher and a Pearson (NYSE:PSO – News) company. Learn more at

Adobe, Photoshop, InDesign, GoLive, Illustrator and Acrobat are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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