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Introducing Photoshop: Photography
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Introducing Photoshop: Photography

with Deke McClelland

Video: Welcome

Hi, I'm Deke McClelland. Welcome to Adobe Photoshop.
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  1. 1m 43s
    1. Welcome
      1m 43s
  2. 52m 32s
    1. Getting photos from your camera
      7m 47s
    2. Previewing images in Adobe Bridge
      5m 34s
    3. Evaluating and star rating images
      9m 43s
    4. Getting around an image
      10m 31s
    5. Adding copyright and metadata
      10m 10s
    6. Understanding the Photography workspace
      8m 47s
  3. 39m 36s
    1. Adjusting brightness and contrast
      6m 57s
    2. Saturation, Vibrance, and Color Balance
      8m 46s
    3. Using adjustment layers
      7m 27s
    4. Adjusting levels and hues
      8m 58s
    5. Enhancing shadows and highlights
      7m 28s
  4. 41m 46s
    1. Adjusting Temperature and Tint
      9m 27s
    2. White Balance and Clarity
      4m 44s
    3. Using the exposure controls
      8m 7s
    4. Lens correction and chromatic aberrations
      7m 58s
    5. Converting to black and white
      6m 12s
    6. Editing a JPEG image in Camera Raw
      5m 18s
  5. 37m 34s
    1. Correcting red-eye
      5m 22s
    2. Retouching eyes, teeth, and skin
      7m 52s
    3. Healing away skin blemishes
      7m 34s
    4. Fading wrinkles with the Patch tool
      8m 44s
    5. Removing unwanted elements
      8m 2s
  6. 28m 26s
    1. Straightening a crooked photograph
      7m 47s
    2. Cropping without deleting pixels
      6m 36s
    3. Resizing an image for print
      6m 2s
    4. Resampling a photograph
      8m 1s
  7. 30m 25s
    1. Reducing digital noise
      7m 5s
    2. Sharpening details in an image
      9m 13s
    3. Using dynamic Smart Filters
      5m 14s
    4. Removing weight with Liquify
      8m 53s
  8. 25m 46s
    1. Selecting portions of an image
      6m 48s
    2. Refining a selection
      6m 24s
    3. Working with layers
      7m 9s
    4. Using layer masks and blend modes
      5m 25s
  9. 33m 10s
    1. Making a panorama
      6m 15s
    2. Correcting a distorted panorama
      9m 51s
    3. Saving your image
      10m 54s
    4. Saving an image for the web
      6m 10s
  10. 52s
    1. Next steps

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Introducing Photoshop: Photography
4h 51m Beginner Feb 20, 2014

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Although learning Photoshop from square one can seem daunting, this course gives you exactly the knowledge you need to get started developing your photographs with Adobe's premiere photo-editing tool. Popular instructor Deke McClelland will quickly introduce you to the core Photoshop features that most benefit photographers, even those with no prior Photoshop experience.

Interested in using Photoshop for graphic design? Check out the companion course, Introducing Photoshop: Design.

Topics include:
  • Importing photos from your camera
  • Adding copyright and metadata
  • Adjusting brightness and contrast, and levels and hues
  • Developing photos in Camera Raw
  • Retouching eyes, teeth, and skin
  • Cropping for composition and straightening a crooked photograph
  • Resampling photographs for enlargements or reductions
  • Sharpening photographs to maintain detail
  • Working with layers, selections, and masks to make editable changes
  • Merging and saving images
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Deke McClelland


Hi, I'm Deke McClelland. Welcome to Adobe Photoshop. Now, even if you've never used Photoshop in your life, you probably know that it lets you modify digital photographs. That is to say, you can correct a photo to make it look its very best. You can retouch portrait shots so that every one you capture looks like a star. And you can selectively modify details so that every nook and cranny of your image conveys impact.

The purpose of the following movies is to get you acquainted with Photoshop in the shortest time possible. I make no attempt to cover every feature in the software, far from it. Instead, I show you just those features that you need to make every photo look great. Specifically, I show you how to import and organize your photos. I show you how to adjust brightness, contrast, and color to bring out the best in your photographs. And I show you how to retouch away blemishes, as well as sharpen details so that your images resonate with even the most casual observer.

Note that I assume no prior knowledge. If you happen to know a thing or two about Photoshop, great. If not, no problem. If ever you felt you wanted to enhance your photographs but weren't even sure what questions to ask, this is the place to start. My hope is that by the time we're done, any fear you may have had about learning Photoshop will have vanished. In the meantime, here's how to make your photographs shine.

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