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  • view course page for Photoshop CC 2015 One-on-One: Fundamentals

    Learn everything you need to know about Photoshop, in the order you need to know it, in this top-to-bottom overview of the world's most powerful image editing software, Adobe Photoshop CC.

    14h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for My Photoshop Story: Dana Keller, Photo Colorizer

    Dana Keller bridges the worlds of art and archival science by colorizing historical photographs—relying on research and Photoshop.

    5m 34s
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  • view course page for My Photoshop Story: Katrin Eismann, Photographic Educator

    Katrin Eismann, teacher at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, shares some of her intoxicating early experiments with Photoshop and explains how she adapted her gonzo learning path into a career teaching the next generation of photographers and digital artists.

    5m 44s
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC for Photographers: Camera Raw 9 Fundamentals

    If you're not using Camera Raw, you're not getting the most from Photoshop CC. Learn how to master the features in Camera Raw 9 and improve the exposure, color, and quality of your photographs.

    2h 17m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for My Photoshop Story: Chris Orwig, Photographer

    Photographer Chris Orwig explains his relationship to Photoshop and photography: from a second chance to a daily practice.

    3m 51s
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC 2015 for Photographers: Fundamentals

    Learn to leverage the photographer's toolset in Photoshop and enhance your images while retaining their natural character.

    5h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC Essential Training (2015)

    Master the essentials of Photoshop CC and Camera Raw to make your images look their best. These tutorials cover photo editing, retouching, compositing, and much more.

    10h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Seán Duggan's Fire and Ice Photo Composite: Start to Finish

    Follow along with fine art photographer Seán Duggan as he shoots in the Icelandic wilderness and then composites his photographs into new imaginary landscapes with Photoshop.

    9m 30s
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  • view course page for Exploring Photography: Backlighting

    Explore the creative options and challenges presented by backlighting in photography.

    42m 8s
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  • view course page for Introduction to Photo Compositing

    Learn how to create new visual narratives with the power of photo compositing.

    1h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Shooting Aerial Panoramas with a Quadcopter

    Learn to shoot and post-process aerial photos and videos shot using a DJI Phantom Vision 2 quadcopter.

    36m 11s
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  • view course page for Lighting and Photographing a Still Life

    Learn techniques for lighting a still-life scene and processing the images using Adobe Photoshop in this "mini" course.

    24m 47s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC for Photographers: Fundamentals

    Learn to leverage the photographer's toolset in Photoshop and enhance your images while retaining their natural character.

    8h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC for Photographers: Camera Raw 8 Fundamentals

    Learn how to master the features in Camera Raw and improve the exposure, color, and quality of your photographs.

    3h 52m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC Essential Training (2013)

    Master the fundamentals of Photoshop, Bridge, and Camera Raw and make your digital images look their best.

    15h 37m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC One-on-One: Fundamentals

    A personalized tour of the basic tools and techniques that lie behind great images and graphic design in Photoshop CC, in an update to the flagship series.

    7h 45m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Introducing Photoshop: Photography

    Learn how to use Photoshop for everyday, frequently needed photo-editing tasks with no prior experience needed.

    4h 51m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Enhancing iPhone Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop

    Learn how to shoot better iPhone photos and make them look their best with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

    1h 7m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Introducing Photoshop: Design

    Introducing Photoshop: Design with Deke McClelland

    Quickly learn how to use Photoshop for everyday design tasks—combining text and artwork, replacing backgrounds, and more.

    4h 35m
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Target-Based Corrections

    Adjust the color of a complexly color-casted image, using a 10-step grayscale target and the tools in Photoshop.

    16m 20s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Extreme Color Cast

    Learn how to use Photoshop to color correct and enhance the brightness and contrast of an image and migrate the changes to similar photos.

    14m 32s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Dark Color Cast

    Find out how to use Photoshop to remove color cast and enhance the brightness and contrast of a dark image.

    18m 33s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Fundamentals

    Learn how color works inside digital images, and get the basic skills you need to evaluate histograms, correct color, make creative image adjustments, and prepare images for output.

    4h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Low Contrast

    Learn to evaluate a low-contrast image and correct its color issues in Photoshop and Camera Raw.

    10m 36s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Time-Lapse Video

    Creating Time-Lapse Video with Richard Harrington

    Get on-location tips and post-production techniques to speed up time and create compelling visual effects with time-lapse photography.

    3h 27m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Color Correction in Photoshop CC

    Learn to optimize the color in your photographs with confidence in this Photoshop tutorial.

    2h 38m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC Image Optimization

    Covers the fundamentals of optimizing the appearance of your images with a flexible and nondestructive workflow.

    3h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

    Learn how to use selections and layer masks in this Photoshop tutorial to create composite images and apply targeted adjustments.

    3h 37m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC Raw Workshop

    Learn to take full advantage of the raw conversion process, ensuring maximum quality and detail in the final image.

    2h 40m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC Image Cleanup Workshop

    Clean up blemishes and distractions in photos with this Photoshop tutorial.

    2h 58m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 New Features

    Photoshop CS6 New Features with Deke McClelland

    Deke McClelland offers a comprehensive sneak peek at the new features in Photoshop CS6.

    3h 20m
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  • view course page for Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography

    Learn how to shoot and edit green screen footage and images.

    3h 16m
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  • view course page for Photoshop for Video Editors: Core Skills

    Shows how to use Photoshop to perform video editing tasks, such as lens correction, color grading, and more.

    3h 8m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 Raw Workshop

    Get optimal quality from your RAW captures with an efficient workflow.

    2h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photo Workshop: Portrait of an Exotic Car

    Bryan O'Neil Hughes, senior product manager for Photoshop, demonstrates a variety of techniques for car photography and shares how he guides his images through Lightroom and Photoshop.

    1h 20m
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  • view course page for Getting Started with HDR

    Find out how to capture HDR images and how to organize, assemble, and optimize them after the fact.

    1h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Photoshop CS6

    Teaches you the basics of Photoshop, including the components of visual images, making selections, color correcting, fixing images, and outputting images.

    3h 49m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

    Explores Photoshop CS6 from the perspective of the photographer, including creative tips and project ideas.

    12h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

    Explores the Photoshop features and creative options and shows efficient ways to perform common editing tasks using Photoshop, Camera Raw, and Bridge.

    10h 30m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals

    Covers the image editing process from the very beginning and progresses through the concepts and techniques that every photographer or graphic designer should know.

    6h 39m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

    Exercise precise control over the adjustments you make to your images.

    3h 53m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 Image Cleanup Workshop

    Clean up your images by eliminating distracting blemishes, noise, and color issues.

    2h 13m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Optimal Output with Photoshop CS6

    Delves into some of the finer points of creating top-quality output of your digital images.

    2h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 Image Optimization Workshop

    Explores a wide variety of techniques, organized into an overall workflow to help you get the best results when optimizing your images.

    2h 21m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 Quick Start for Photographers

    Discover strategies and techniques for making your Photoshop workflow smooth, efficient, and effective.

    2h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Photoshop for Photography

    Shows how to create stunning imagery in Photoshop in the shortest time possible.

    3h 32m
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

    Provides in-depth training on Camera Raw 6, the CS5 component that enables photographers to open and manipulate images more flexibly and efficiently.

    6h 28m
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

    Provides comprehensive Photoshop CS5 training targeting photographers' needs.

    12h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

    Explores such indispensable Photoshop features as resolution, cropping, color correction, retouching, and layers.

    17h 33m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

    Shows how to produce the highest quality images with fantastic detail in the shortest amount of time, using a combination of Photoshop CS5, Adobe Bridge, and Camera Raw.

    11h 15m
    Beginner
     
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