Free Photoshop PDF Book (Complete) from Sitepoint

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I just had an email from Sitepoint that I thought I would share with you. They are currently offering their full book The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Tricks & Techniques as a PDF download for free. I have bought some Sitepoint books in the past and they have been excellent so if you want to learn more about photoshop download yourself a free copy

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17 Comments

  1. Dave
    Posted May 15, 2008 at 12:05 pm | Permalink

    Well, it’s not completely free, you still need to give them your email address :)

  2. Posted May 15, 2008 at 1:12 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for pointing this out. I just returned a copy of this book to the library today. The coincidence is too weird! I had to go on a waiting list to borrow it in the first place, which shows how popular it is.

    While much of the content is at a relatively basic or introductory Photoshop level, I did find some aspects useful (Photoshop is such a complex program, there’s always more to learn, even concerning the basics) and I’ll be downloading a copy. That’s incredibly generous of sitepoint to give it away like that – do you know if they’ve done book giveaways like this frequently in the past?

  3. Posted May 15, 2008 at 2:21 pm | Permalink

    Hi Tracey, I don’t know if they have given away full books but they always allow you to download sample PDFs of parts of their books before you purchase them.

  4. Posted May 16, 2008 at 5:49 am | Permalink

    Thanks for sharing this book. This could help a lot, I’ll try to check a copy of this also. :)

  5. Posted May 16, 2008 at 12:59 pm | Permalink

    yes, it’s just one of the selling strategies.

  6. Posted May 16, 2008 at 1:06 pm | Permalink

    i don’t know how much it help it. bcz, I think designing skill depends on how much you practice it or spending the time to grab it rather than reading books.

  7. Posted May 16, 2008 at 10:47 pm | Permalink

    Oh hey, cool! Thanks for pointing this out, Tara.

    @Tracey, I’m learning new stuff about Photoshop all the time, too! Hope I’ll get some good stuff out of this book.

  8. Posted May 17, 2008 at 12:37 pm | Permalink

    Well done, Tara, I’ve just downloaded it. I’ve read two Sitepoint books: “How to build websites the right way using HTML and CSS” and “The CSS anthology” and I’ve been quite impressed with both of them. And I’m impressed with this free offer (so impressed I’ve just joined their forums now!)
    Also, it’s fully interactive you can click on the subject in the index and it’ll take you right there – searchable too!

  9. Posted May 26, 2008 at 6:03 am | Permalink

    thanks for sharing the book…hope to pick some useful information from it.

  10. Posted May 30, 2008 at 8:51 am | Permalink

    Thanks, for sharing this, I was wondering if they offer similar promotions on there other books.

  11. Posted July 1, 2008 at 9:54 pm | Permalink

    Always on the look out for design material. Happy to give one of my many email addresses in exchange for a design book

  12. Posted July 3, 2008 at 1:38 pm | Permalink

    Thanks, I hope my English will be enough to understand all that tricks! )))

  13. Posted July 9, 2008 at 2:57 am | Permalink

    A nice gimmick to increase interest in the product. I guess giving away free chapters isn’t enough anymore, they have to give away a whole book now?!

  14. Posted September 3, 2009 at 3:36 pm | Permalink

    I have been meaning to push my photoshop skills a little further as mainly use Illustrator for design work. Thank you for the resource.

  15. Posted March 11, 2010 at 1:18 am | Permalink

    Great marketing on their part. I would love the download so thanks for letting us know about this opportunity.

  16. Posted March 28, 2010 at 4:11 am | Permalink

    Guess I am too late. The link does not seem to be working for me; it takes me straight to the sitepoint homepage :(

    Thanks anyway.

  17. Posted March 28, 2010 at 4:47 pm | Permalink

    Sorry about that Shukrit.

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