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.
Getting started with Bridge and Mini Bridge
Setting up color and performance preferences
Calibrating your monitor
Improving images with the basic controls in Camera Raw
Creating, aligning, and organizing layers
Using masks for removing or blending images and for sharpening
Working with vibrancy, hue, and saturation controls
Enhancing color and tone with Levels
Using Curves and masks to enhance brightness, color, and tone