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Photoshop CS2 Essential Training
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Photoshop CS2 Essential Training

with Michael Ninness

Video: Welcome

>> Michael Ninness: Hello, my name is Michael Ninness. I'm the executive director here at lynda.com. I'm very pleased and privileged to be your guide through Photoshop CS2. These movie-based tutorials are designed for beginning users who what to learn the essentials of Adobe Photoshop CS2. This training begins with an overview of the software, including simple functions such as managing documents and managing palettes. And then it quickly moves on to cover more specific topics such as image adjustment, manipulation, tone and color correction, cloning, healing, and other more advanced tools: working with layers, masks, type blending modes, and so on.
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  1. 48s
    1. Welcome
      48s
  2. 48m 28s
    1. The Default Workspace
      3m 28s
    2. Palette Management
      5m 39s
    3. Customizing Your Workspace
      3m 44s
    4. Customizing the Menus
      5m 1s
    5. Customizing the Keyboard Shortcuts
      4m 8s
    6. Tools and Tool Presets
      9m 21s
    7. Essential Preferences
      12m 12s
    8. Using Help
      4m 55s
  3. 26m 13s
    1. The Document Window
      6m 15s
    2. Using the Navigator Palette
      2m 27s
    3. Panning and Zooming
      5m 25s
    4. Changing Screen Modes
      6m 25s
    5. Managing Multiple Document Windows
      3m 58s
    6. Changing the Matte Color
      1m 43s
  4. 47m 0s
    1. File Formats
      8m 42s
    2. Resolution, Color Mode, and Bit Depth
      6m 50s
    3. What Resolution Does Your Image Need to Be?
      5m 1s
    4. Image Size: Resize vs. Resample
      9m 15s
    5. How Big a Print can You Make?
      3m 33s
    6. The Resize Image Wizard
      4m 27s
    7. Accurate Print Size Preview
      2m 41s
    8. Cropping Images
      3m 3s
    9. Adding a Border by Extending the Canvas
      3m 28s
  5. 50m 22s
    1. Accessing the Bridge
      5m 56s
    2. Changing the Workspace
      11m 48s
    3. Sorting and Rating Your Images
      10m 59s
    4. Viewing Your Images in a Slideshow
      6m 31s
    5. Assigning Keywords and Finding Your Images
      8m 58s
    6. Using the Batch Rename Command
      4m 27s
    7. Ordering Prints Online
      1m 43s
  6. 24m 12s
    1. What is Camera Raw?
      6m 12s
    2. Processing a Camera Raw File
      9m 4s
    3. Processing Multiple Camera Raw Files
      6m 13s
    4. Non-Destructive Cropping
      2m 43s
  7. 22m 25s
    1. Undo and History
      6m 35s
    2. History Palette Options
      4m 14s
    3. Painting with History States and Snapshots
      5m 48s
    4. Creating a History Log
      5m 48s
  8. 20m 37s
    1. Rotating and Flipping
      1m 24s
    2. Straightening Crooked Images
      4m 6s
    3. Cropping and Straightening Photos Automatically
      2m 11s
    4. Correcting Perspective with the Crop Tool
      4m 0s
    5. Scaling, Skewing and Rotating with Free Transform
      5m 39s
    6. Warping Images
      3m 17s
  9. 36m 32s
    1. Using the Marquee and Lasoo Tools
      8m 25s
    2. Using the Magic Wand Tool
      10m 40s
    3. Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool
      9m 8s
    4. Saving and Reusing Selections
      8m 19s
  10. 19m 41s
    1. Brush Tool Essentials
      19m 41s
  11. 17m 58s
    1. Using the Color Picker
      4m 50s
    2. Using the Color Palette
      4m 59s
    3. Saving Custom Colors as Swatches
      6m 35s
    4. Sampling Colors with the Eyedropper Tool
      1m 34s
  12. 41m 9s
    1. The Evils of Brightness/Contrast
      5m 26s
    2. Using the Histogram Palette
      6m 34s
    3. Improving Tonality with Levels
      7m 25s
    4. Using the Auto Contrast Command
      3m 4s
    5. Improving Tonality with Curves
      5m 14s
    6. Creating an "S" Curve to Boost Contrast
      6m 28s
    7. Shadow/Highlight is Your Friend
      6m 58s
  13. 29m 6s
    1. Removing a Color Cast with Auto Color
      4m 58s
    2. Adjusting the Auto Color Settings
      4m 11s
    3. Removing a Color Cast with the Levels Eyedroppers
      4m 6s
    4. Adjusting Color Balance
      4m 15s
    5. Selective Desaturation
      4m 38s
    6. Using Hue/Saturation
      4m 6s
    7. Matching Color Across Multiple Images
      2m 52s
  14. 25m 37s
    1. The Background Layer
      3m 25s
    2. Working with Layers
      16m 44s
    3. Changing the Opacity of a Layer
      2m 53s
    4. Using a Clipping Mask
      2m 35s
  15. 35m 15s
    1. Layer Mask Essentials
      8m 18s
    2. Swapping Heads in a Family Portrait
      5m 38s
    3. Adding a Gradient to a Layer Mask to Isolate Corrections
      4m 57s
    4. Flowers of Hawaii Composition Project
      16m 22s
  16. 33m 14s
    1. Adjustment Layer Essentials
      7m 11s
    2. Using Auto Color as an Adjustment Layer
      2m 30s
    3. Masking the Effects of an Adjustment Layer
      3m 55s
    4. Digital Photo Filters
      1m 47s
    5. Color to Grayscale with Channel Mixer
      5m 4s
    6. Using Multiple Adjustment Layers
      4m 43s
    7. Repairing Discolored and Noisy Shadows
      8m 4s
  17. 28m 30s
    1. Three Blending Modes You Must Know
      4m 18s
    2. Cycling Through the Blending Modes
      1m 25s
    3. Adding a Lens Flare Effect with Screen
      2m 59s
    4. Tonal Correction with Screen and Multiply
      5m 57s
    5. Creating a Diffused Contrast Glow with Overlay
      5m 34s
    6. Dodge and Burn with Overlay
      4m 11s
    7. High Pass Sharpening with Overlay
      4m 6s
  18. 40m 30s
    1. One-Click Red Eye Fix
      30s
    2. Removing Unwanted Objects
      5m 32s
    3. Removing Blemishes with the Healing Brush
      7m 12s
    4. Using the Spot Healing Brush and Patch Tools
      5m 34s
    5. De-emphasizing Wrinkles
      4m 4s
    6. Brightening Teeth
      3m 35s
    7. Enhancing Eyes
      8m 37s
    8. Push and Pull with Liquify
      5m 26s
  19. 21m 37s
    1. Creating Drop Shadows
      5m 38s
    2. Using Inner Shadow to Create a Carve Effect
      5m 25s
    3. Making an Object Glow
      3m 29s
    4. Creating a Stroke with Sharp Corners
      4m 22s
    5. How (and When) to Scale Layer Styles
      2m 43s
  20. 27m 23s
    1. Gaussian, Surface and Lens Blurs
      5m 48s
    2. Lens Blur Pt. 2
      4m 52s
    3. Radial Blur
      5m 45s
    4. Simulating Film Grain with Add Noise
      3m 12s
    5. Reducing Noise
      2m 19s
    6. Smoothing Skin with Median
      2m 44s
    7. Smart Sharpening
      2m 43s
  21. 8m 20s
    1. Cloning in Perspective
      8m 20s
  22. 25m 0s
    1. Character (Point) Type
      13m 44s
    2. Paragraph (Area) Type
      4m 2s
    3. Checking Spelling
      1m 14s
    4. Type on a Path
      3m 41s
    5. Warping Text
      2m 19s
  23. 16m 32s
    1. Shape Tools Essentials
      5m 44s
    2. Creating Multiple Shapes on a Single Shape Layer
      2m 16s
    3. Creating Custom Shapes
      3m 10s
    4. Using the Pen Tools
      5m 22s
  24. 10m 31s
    1. Saving Paper and Money with Picture Package
      3m 52s
    2. Creating a Contact Sheet
      2m 32s
    3. Creating a Web Photo Gallery
      4m 7s
  25. 19s
    1. Goodbye
      19s

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Photoshop CS2 Essential Training
10h 57m Beginner Jun 20, 2005

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Photoshop CS2 Essential Training with Michael Ninness is a set of movie-based tutorials designed for beginning users who want to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop CS2. The training begins with an overview of the software, including simple functions such as managing documents and palettes, then quickly moves on to cover more specific topics such as image adjustment and manipulation, tonal and color correction, brush settings, cloning, healing and other advanced tools, layers, masks, type, blending modes, filters, layer effects and so much more. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Subjects:
Design Photography
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
Michael Ninness

Welcome

>> Michael Ninness: Hello, my name is Michael Ninness. I'm the executive director here at lynda.com. I'm very pleased and privileged to be your guide through Photoshop CS2. These movie-based tutorials are designed for beginning users who what to learn the essentials of Adobe Photoshop CS2. This training begins with an overview of the software, including simple functions such as managing documents and managing palettes. And then it quickly moves on to cover more specific topics such as image adjustment, manipulation, tone and color correction, cloning, healing, and other more advanced tools: working with layers, masks, type blending modes, and so on.

If you are a Premium subscriber to the Online Training Library or have purchased the CD-ROM version of this training title you can access the exercise files that accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace. I certainly hope you enjoy learning from me as much as I enjoyed recording this title for you. Cheers.

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