Photoshop CS3 is the first update to Adobe's flagship image-editing product in more than two years. Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials is an introductory course with bestselling author and video trainer Deke McClelland and teaches topics, such as navigation, color correction, resolution, and retouching. Exercise files accompany the tutorial.Ready for more Photoshop CS3 training with Deke McClelland? Check out Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics and Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Advanced Techniques.
Download Deke's customized keyboard layouts for Photoshop on the Exercise Files tab.
Understanding what Photoshop CS3 is and what it can do.
Zooming, scrolling, and getting around an image.
Making the most of the new-and-improved CS3 interface.
Using Adobe Bridge to organize and manage images.
Saving workspaces for maximum comfort and efficiency.
Correcting colors using the Variations and Hue/Saturation commands.
Taking on the professional-grade luminance editors, Levels and Curves.
Resampling an image and selecting an interpolation setting.
Cropping and straightening a photograph.
Using the selection tools, including the new Refine Edges command.
Retouching and image and healing away blemishes.
Understanding masking, layering, and layer comps.
Sharpening, blurring, and averaging the details in a photograph.
Working with transparency and blend modes.
Using Warp and Liquify to reshape a photograph.
Cloning and healing in perspective using Vanishing Point 2.
Creating and editing text.
Using layer effects and styles to correct photographs and achieve special effects.
Making the most of adjustment layers, smart objects, and smart filters.
Working with the wealth of new features in Camera Raw 4, including its ability to open photos saved in JPEG or TIFF.
Stitching multiple photographs seamlessly using the new and improved Auto-Align, Auto-Blend, and Photomerge.
Recording actions and printing your images.