In Photoshop CS5 New Features, author Jan Kabili introduces new features and productivity enhancements that include reshaping images with Puppet Warp, turning photographs into paintings, and Content-Aware Fill options. The course examines CS5 enhancements to existing features include significant improvements to High Dynamic Range (HDR) photo processing, selection and mask edge refinement, and lens-related photo corrections. A brief overview of companion applications, Adobe Bridge CS5 and Adobe Camera Raw 6, is included. Exercise files are included with the course.
Performing Content-Aware Fill and spot healing
Painting realistic brush strokes with bristle brush tips
Blending paint with canvas colors with the Mixer Brush tool
Selecting hair and other soft edges with fine detail or edges with sharp contrast
Extruding 2D objects in 3D space
Creating surrealistic and photorealistic HDR images in Merge to HDR Pro
Simulating HDR imaging in a single photo with the HDR Toning adjustment