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Photoshop CS3 Color Correction

with Taz Tally

Video: Welcome

All about color correction in Photoshop, from customizing settings to using histograms and keyboard shortcuts.
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  1. 1m 22s
    1. Welcome
      1m 22s
  2. 56m 19s
    1. Color workflow preferences
      10m 3s
    2. Managing your memory for optimization
      8m 15s
    3. Assigning color settings
      6m 14s
    4. Intro to the color tools
      8m 4s
    5. Rules of engagement and keyboard shortcuts
      6m 26s
    6. Accessing color correction tools with the keyboard
      6m 5s
    7. Customizing your color workspace
      6m 9s
    8. Image navigation
      5m 3s
  3. 25m 26s
    1. Bridge interface overview
      6m 41s
    2. Batch renaming
      3m 43s
    3. Using Bridge favorites
      2m 46s
    4. Customizing Bridge preferences
      3m 38s
    5. Navigating files and accessing metadata
      2m 36s
    6. Sorting and labeling
      2m 45s
    7. Copyrights and templates
      3m 17s
  4. 58m 19s
    1. Pixels as brick building blocks
      6m 38s
    2. It's all about grayscale
      5m 53s
    3. Building block channels
      4m 45s
    4. Bit depth and grayscale
      8m 52s
    5. Bit depth and color
      4m 27s
    6. Info palette measurements: RGB
      6m 15s
    7. Info palette measurements: CMYK
      3m 4s
    8. What is Lab?
      2m 38s
    9. RGB vs. CMYK corrections
      6m 24s
    10. Understanding the histogram display of color
      9m 23s
  5. 34m 1s
    1. Physical and visual evaluation
      9m 24s
    2. Should you correct or adjust?
      2m 55s
    3. Graphical evaluation
      10m 22s
    4. Numeric evaluation and correction results
      11m 20s
  6. 23m 35s
    1. Image dimensions, linear resolution, and mode
      8m 41s
    2. Straightening your image
      4m 35s
    3. Cropping your image
      3m 48s
    4. Finding and evaluating patterns
      6m 31s
  7. 1h 10m
    1. Using master channel histograms
      10m 2s
    2. Using individual channel histograms
      13m 25s
    3. Highlights with Info and Color Sampler
      9m 35s
    4. Identifying and correcting shadows
      8m 26s
    5. Correcting and adjusting
      9m 35s
    6. Finding and using neutrals
      10m 44s
    7. Evaluating and correcting skin tones
      8m 22s
  8. 36m 49s
    1. Removing noise
      5m 25s
    2. Removing screens
      2m 25s
    3. Noisy image sharpening
      3m 44s
    4. Retouching
      7m 8s
    5. RGB sharpening
      10m 4s
    6. Working in Lab
      8m 3s
  9. 33m 59s
    1. Correction order
      1m 55s
    2. Resizing, resampling, and cropping your image, plus pattern (JPEG on blue channel) removal
      4m 1s
    3. Setting up the Info tool and palettes
      1m 18s
    4. Image evaluation: Histo and Info
      3m 21s
    5. Setting Color Sampler points
      4m 6s
    6. Making the corrections (curves)
      4m 2s
    7. Fine-tuning overall brightness and contrast
      2m 52s
    8. Tweaking saturation
      2m 10s
    9. Proofing and gamut testing
      3m 40s
    10. Sharpening (in Lab)
      6m 34s
  10. 14m 17s
    1. Intro to target-based corrections
      3m 43s
    2. Two-step target-based corrections
      3m 23s
    3. Multi-step target-based corrections
      7m 11s
  11. 1h 18m
    1. Histogram only
      3m 9s
    2. Histogram, Color Sampler, and Info
      3m 33s
    3. Highlights and brightness
      7m 17s
    4. Using neutrals and near/potential neutrals
      9m 18s
    5. Skin tones and retouching
      11m 15s
    6. Isolation adjustments
      9m 25s
    7. Product shot 1
      4m 41s
    8. Product shot 2
      8m 22s
    9. Product shot 3
      6m 38s
    10. Creative image adjustment
      7m 16s
    11. Workflow review
      7m 30s
  12. 35s
    1. Goodbye

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Photoshop CS3 Color Correction
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Photoshop CS3 Color Correction is all about color: from customizing Photoshop color settings to accessing color correction tools with keyboard shortcuts to understanding the intricacies of histograms. Color correction expert Taz Tally Ph.D., explains each step of the process, including how to evaluate an image, determine what steps are required, adjust image dimensions, linear resolution, and mode, identify and correct shadows, remove screens and noise, retouch flaws, use curves and the color sampler, and much more. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Topics include:
  • Setting up Photoshop CS3 for color correction Managing images with Bridge CS3 Understanding color image fundamentals Evaluating images quickly and accurately Determining whether to correct or adjust Evaluating and fixing physical characteristics Fine-tuning brightness and contrast Proofing and gamut testing
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