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In Photoshop CS6 for Photographers, author, photographer, and teacher Chris Orwig explores Photoshop from the perspective of the photographer.
The course details the features and techniques behind enhancing and retouching photos, preparing them for print and online publishing, and much more. Chris demonstrates how to make basic edits in Camera Raw, develop and save color profiles, work with layers and selections, tone and sharpen, and retouch images while retaining their natural character.
Chris also shares some creative tips and project ideas, such as converting a photo to black-and-white and enhancing a portrait with hand-painted masks. The course also covers workflow details, such as organizing images in Bridge and Mini Bridge, optimizing Photoshop preferences, and calibrating your monitor.
Before I wrap up this course, I wanted to share with you a few resource sites that I think you might find helpful in order to learn more about how to work with Photoshop. I also want to share with you a few ways that you and I can stay in touch. Well, the first site is this one here, jkost.com/photoshop.html. As you may know, Julieanne is a great Photoshop teacher and author. She's one of the authors here at lynda. com and at her site, you can find some really helpful and creative movies.
Another site that you might enjoy is this one here, russelbrown.com. Russell is the Senior Creative Director at Adobe and he just has a really fine and creative way of thinking about Photoshop, and here again, you'll find some helpful and entertaining tutorials. Another site that I think you'll enjoy is photoshopnews.com and here if you look at the recommended links on the right, you'll find a ton of links about all things related to digital photography, workflow in Photoshop.
The next site that I want to highlight aggregates information from different blogs and different sites. If you go to photoshop.alltop.com, you'll discover that at this site, there are a number of different sites which you may find to be interesting. Here if you scroll through these, you'll see there're just a ton of different sites related to Photoshop. The next site that I want to highlight is planetphotoshop.com. Again here, we'll discover different resources and tutorials. And then finally, I want to highlight my own site; it's chrisowring.com and if you navigate to this site, you can view my portfolio and also some of the other projects which I've done.
And then if you click on the link for my blog, this will then open up my blog. What I want to highlight here is that if you're interested in getting news from me in regards to what's happening or what are my thoughts about Photoshop or photography or Lightroom, what you can do is you can navigate to the Subscribe section of the site. And here if you choose to subscribe, what I do is I send out a news letter about two or three times a year just updating you on what I'm doing. Also here, you'll find some other information about how you can contact me and keep up-to-date with me in regards to keeping in touch with other sites like Facebook and Twitter as well.
Enclosing I hope that you find these resource sites to be helpful for you as you seek to continually learn how to use Photoshop even more effectively.
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