Reviews of the CS2 edition:
"Don't be misled by the title: This book is for just about every Photoshop User, not just photographers. It's a top-notch general reference on Photoshop, a book to which you can refer for answers to most of your Photoshop questions."
Photoshop User Magazine
"Everything is explained clearly and there are plenty of colourful images to help back up the words. All of this alone would be enough reason to go and buy the book, but there's also the CD to get excited about. In addition to source images, this little gem has video tutorials and extra instruction. You get an awful lot of content for the £27.99 asking price, and we'd thoroughly recommend you buy this book."
"One of the best and most comprehensive guides available...Each section includes examples with before and after images; we found some of the ideas really inspiring...If you are a photographer using CS2, this book is a must buy."
Which Digital Camera
"This one book excellently covers all aspects of Photoshop CS2 and presents them clearly from the photographer's point of view."
"Still very much the daddy of all Photoshop books...the quality of illustration and production are top rate...if this book is impressive then the accompanying CD-ROM is a delight."
British Journal of Photography
"Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Photographers by Martin Evening is like the bible...it contains everything you would want to know about the creative use of Photoshop for a Macintosh or PC...a must-have guide."
"The book is organized in a very clear and helpful color coding scheme...I thoroughly enjoyed this excellent volume. Evening covers a lot of ground and I want more from this expert and author... Highly recommended for anyone interested in real-world imaging processes and techniques."
"Clearly, this book will satisfy the most demanding Photoshop junkie... Martin Evening is a professional photographer who really understands his audience. It's amazingly comprehensive, and pitched to be suitable for all levels of users, from experienced pros to people with a more basic grasp of the software... There is an excellent mix of images that add relevance and credibility to the overall professional level of this book... This book could prove to be one of the most useful books you'll ever buy."
"Covering both Mac and PC, this is a great buy for the photographer who wants to get to grips with the latest features."
Digital Creative Arts
"The book does a great job of introducing all the features that are new to CS2. The tips on colour correction and setting up Photoshop for photographic work are invaluable. Even the most hardened Photoshop pro will find useful insights and tips here. The section on colour workflow is particularly good and one of the most lucid insights into the confounding world of reproducing accurate colour... Martin Evening's book is probably the best Photoshop manual available. Well priced and thoroughly informative."
"Richly illustrated with photos and screen grabs, this is an invaluable guide for anyone serious about Photoshop at a very reasonable price."
What Digital Camera
"The best just got better... For those who have the first CS version of the book, the decision to upgrade will depend on how much emphasis you place on the new features, however for others who are contemplating which book to buy, look no further - this book has it all... a must buy for every aspiring digital photographer and Photoshop user."
Timeless Digital Imaging
"Martin Evening has produced an indispensable guide to all of the new features and tricks... This is an easy to follow and well written guide."
"...like the best software manual that you might expect with expensive computer programs, but actually rarely receive... (it is)beautifully illustrated. Evening's book - with its tutorial CD - manages that rare achievement, of hand-holding the fast-learning novice and old pro alike through some pretty involved procedures."
Stills Audio Motion
Praise for the CS edition:
A newly updated book, Adobe Photoshop CS for Photographers, by Martin Evening, offers more than usual for serious photographers."
"Martin Evenings 554 page Adobe Photoshop CS for Photographers, offers outstanding information, techniques, examples from the author's professional photo assignments, and includes a CD with tutorials."
Reviews of previous editions...
"Proving an excellent resource for digital photographers looking to use Photoshop to repair and enhance photos...it makes interesting reading for both serious photographers and graphic designers looking to improve their Photoshop skills."
Digital Creative Arts
"...there are a few gems out there, and Martin Evening's Adobe Photoshop CS for Photographers is still the daddy of all Photoshop books...His latest edition manages to improve this already high standard, with a revised format that makes it easier to get to grips with the subject."
British Journal of Photography
"If you own a previous version of Martin's book it's worth ditching and buying this as there are a lot of rewritten sections and the structure has changed with new illustrations. Basically the best just got better."
"This is a comprehensive manual...Evening is an entertaining and informative writer and there is a wealth of information in the seventeen chapters in this book...Highly recommended."
Journal of Audio Visual Media in Medicine