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In Photoshop CS5: Creative Effects, Chris Orwig flexes the muscles of this powerful program to create unique and eye-catching photographic effects. This course demonstrates how to enhance images by adding light for emphasis, adding drop and directional shadows, and using the HDR toning controls, motion blur, and film grain creatively. In addition, learn how to create a vintage-style photograph or a panorama, use infrared and solarization, apply creative layer blending, and much more. Exercise files accompany the course.
My name is Chris Orwig. I am a photographer and I am a teacher among the faculty at the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California where we are right now, and it is a beautiful morning. The sun has just risen. It's the dawn of a new day. I am really excited about this training title, Photoshop CS5 Creative Effects, and here is why. I am excited, because I am passionate about photography and here we are going to take a look at, how we can use Photoshop and how we can apply some creative effects to our photographs in order to make them come to life in a completely new way.
So what exactly we will be covering here? We'll I'm going to start off by exploring how we can work with light, whether it's adding shadow or adding a point of interest in an image by adding light. We'll explore how we can work with vintage effects, or add film grain or create a boarder or edge around our photographs. Now we are going to cover all of these topics and more, and as you can tell, we have some pretty exciting content ahead of us, so let's begin.
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