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Photoshop CC for Photographers: Fundamentals
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Photoshop CC for Photographers: Fundamentals

with Chris Orwig

Video: Welcome

If you enjoy photography and are interested in learning how you can use
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  1. 3m 7s
    1. Welcome
      1m 24s
    2. Using the exercise files
      38s
    3. What's new (CC 2014) NEW
      1m 5s
  2. 4m 42s
    1. Getting the most out of this course
      2m 26s
    2. The importance of being relaxed and taking good notes
      2m 16s
  3. 26m 29s
    1. Customizing the Bridge workspace
      5m 19s
    2. Finding and organizing your images with folders and favorites
      4m 32s
    3. Viewing your images at full screen and as a slideshow
      6m 40s
    4. Rating, ranking, and filtering your photographs
      7m 26s
    5. Opening your photos in Photoshop
      2m 32s
  4. 20m 57s
    1. Setting up your color settings
      3m 55s
    2. Customizing the interface
      5m 14s
    3. Customizing the interface panels
      52s
    4. Choosing file-handling and autorecovery options
      6m 39s
    5. Improving Photoshop performance
      4m 17s
  5. 31m 40s
    1. What is Camera Raw?
      2m 47s
    2. The Camera Raw interface
      3m 4s
    3. Opening images in Camera Raw
      2m 59s
    4. Improving your images with the Basic controls
      6m 20s
    5. Correcting color and white balance
      4m 17s
    6. Creating vivid, saturated colors
      4m 27s
    7. Creating a high-contrast black-and-white portrait
      4m 3s
    8. Creating a compelling black-and-white landscape
      3m 43s
  6. 44m 0s
    1. Correcting exposure and recovering highlights
      6m 47s
    2. Cropping and straightening your photos
      4m 40s
    3. Correcting lens distortions
      4m 54s
    4. Retouching with the Spot Removal tool
      5m 49s
    5. Making selective adjustments
      5m 55s
    6. Improving multiple images at one time
      3m 31s
    7. Sharpening and reducing noise
      7m 53s
    8. Saving and opening raw files in Photoshop
      4m 31s
  7. 11m 25s
    1. Becoming familiar with the Photoshop interface
      4m 23s
    2. Introducing the Tools panel
      1m 58s
    3. Zooming in and out on your photographs
      5m 4s
  8. 10m 33s
    1. Opening, saving, and closing a photograph
      4m 45s
    2. Working with multiple open documents
      3m 10s
    3. Arranging and viewing multiple documents
      2m 38s
  9. 24m 34s
    1. The relationship between pixels and image sizing
      5m 15s
    2. Resizing an image to a smaller size
      4m 10s
    3. Constraining proportions and resetting the Image Size dialog
      2m 40s
    4. Using the resizing presets
      3m 17s
    5. Quickly increasing your image size
      1m 48s
    6. Effectively resizing images to a large size
      7m 24s
  10. 17m 38s
    1. Recomposing and cropping your photographs
      6m 16s
    2. Cropping your images to a specific size
      4m 28s
    3. Cropping and making the horizon level
      2m 32s
    4. Using the Marquee tool to crop
      4m 22s
  11. 37m 52s
    1. Introducing layers
      3m 48s
    2. Creating new layers
      6m 19s
    3. Duplicating a layer to create a special effect
      6m 44s
    4. Combining multiple images together as layers
      3m 34s
    5. Creating a layout of multiple images
      3m 37s
    6. Applying layer style effects
      8m 5s
    7. Changing layer opacity
      2m 25s
    8. Organizing and filtering layers
      3m 20s
  12. 15m 38s
    1. Adding brightness and contrast
      3m 4s
    2. Fixing an image that is too bright
      3m 39s
    3. Brightening the shadow areas of a photo
      3m 28s
    4. Correcting overexposure
      5m 27s
  13. 41m 17s
    1. Selecting with the Elliptical Marquee tool
      5m 57s
    2. Working with the Rectangular Marquee tool
      2m 16s
    3. Using the Polygonal Lasso tool
      2m 55s
    4. Adding to or subtracting from your selection
      5m 28s
    5. Using the Magnetic Lasso tool
      4m 19s
    6. Working with the Quick Select tool
      5m 51s
    7. Removing the background with Quick Select
      7m 37s
    8. Using Color Range
      6m 54s
  14. 34m 46s
    1. Introducing masks
      4m 7s
    2. Building and editing a mask
      5m 35s
    3. Removing a person from the background with masking
      6m 6s
    4. Removing color with a mask
      4m 31s
    5. Selectively sharpening an area of your photograph
      5m 22s
    6. Building a selection with Focus Area (CC 2014) NEW
      5m 11s
    7. Using Focus Area to modify color (CC 2014) NEW
      3m 54s
  15. 14m 7s
    1. Automatically improving your images
      3m 38s
    2. Making custom levels adjustments
      4m 20s
    3. Fine-tuning an image with Curves
      6m 9s
  16. 32m 41s
    1. Changing color with Hue/Saturation
      6m 12s
    2. Increasing saturation and color variety with Vibrance
      7m 13s
    3. Using Color Balance to create vivid color
      5m 9s
    4. Making subtle color adjustments with Photo Filter
      3m 15s
    5. Creating a color effect with Curves
      6m 36s
    6. Converting to black and white
      4m 16s
  17. 19m 13s
    1. Adding lens flare
      2m 13s
    2. Lighting your photographs with Lighting Effects
      7m 0s
    3. Changing focus with the Blur Gallery
      7m 8s
    4. Using Camera Raw as a filter to create a unique look
      2m 52s
  18. 18m 40s
    1. Reducing unwanted noise with Camera Raw and Photoshop
      6m 44s
    2. Sharpening and perfecting your photos with Smart Sharpen
      6m 47s
    3. Selectively sharpening an area of your photograph
      5m 9s
  19. 49m 58s
    1. Using Content-Aware Fill to remove distractions (CC 2014) NEW
      4m 27s
    2. Using repeated Content-Aware Fill commands to clean up an image (CC 2014) NEW
      5m 0s
    3. Working with the Patch tool and Content-Aware Move (CC 2014) NEW
      4m 20s
    4. Introducing the Clone Stamp tool and Healing Brushes (CC 2014) NEW
      3m 55s
    5. Retouching an image with the Clone Stamp (CC 2014) NEW
      4m 1s
    6. Working with Spot Healing and Healing Brushes (CC 2014) NEW
      4m 22s
    7. Removing skin blemishes with Spot Healing (CC 2014) NEW
      3m 34s
    8. Reducing wrinkles and shadows under the eyes (CC 2014) NEW
      5m 29s
    9. Whitening teeth with selection and adjustment layers (CC 2014) NEW
      6m 4s
    10. Changing shape with Liquify (CC 2014) NEW
      4m 21s
    11. Adjusting facial features with Liquify (CC 2014) NEW
      4m 25s
  20. 12m 5s
    1. Getting ready to print: Resize and sharpen
      6m 11s
    2. Selecting your printer and paper size
      2m 32s
    3. Choosing color management and printer settings
      3m 22s

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Photoshop CC for Photographers: Fundamentals
7h 51m Beginner Jun 17, 2013 Updated Jun 23, 2014

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Adobe Photoshop has many powerful features designed specifically for photographers interested in creating better photographs. Learn how to turn them to your advantage with these tutorials from teacher and photographer Chris Orwig. In this introductory course, Chris combines practical tips and creative insights, showing how to enhance and improve your photographs. The course also includes live-action interludes designed to help you think photographically, and shoot with the capabilities of Photoshop in mind.

Topics include:
  • Organizing and filtering your photos in Bridge
  • Making basic corrections in Camera Raw
  • Working with multiple open documents
  • Resizing images without degradation
  • Recomposing images with cropping
  • Working with layers
  • Improving basic exposure and tone
  • Making precise selections
  • Selectively correcting with masks
  • Adding, changing, and removing color
  • Sharpening and reducing noise
  • Making picture-perfect prints
Subject:
Photography
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
Chris Orwig

Welcome

If you enjoy photography and are interested in learning how you can use Photoshop to correct and improve your photographs well you've come to the right place. Welcome my name is Chris Orwig. I'm a photographer, author, and teacher. You know, I've been teaching Photoshop for over a decade. And I constantly encounter students who are overwhelmed by the idea of learning Photoshop. Because they don't know where to begin or what topics to focus in on. Well, that's where this series can help. Photoshop for Photographers.

The series where we focus in on those topics which are most important to learn to improve your photographs in order to begin to achieve professional results. In this installment of the series, we'll be focusing in on the fundamentals. Let me highlight a few of the topics that we'll cover in this course. We'll talk about how we can work with Adobe Bridge, and how we can view and access our photographs using Bridge. We'll look at how we can work with Adobe Camera Raw which is a powerful tool which allows us to quickly and easily edit and improve our photographs.

We'll explore how we can work with layers in Photoshop in order to make changes or improve our pictures. And we'll look at how we can work with selections, which give us the ability to modify a selected area of our picture. We'll also cover some retouching essentials as well. Well, we'll be covering all of these topics and more, so without further delay, let's begin.

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Q: This course was updated on 6/23/2014. What changed?
A: Chris added two new movies on the Focus Area feature and revised the chapter on image retouching. These changes reflect Adobe's June 2014 updates to Photoshop CC.
 
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