Choosing a cover image


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Choosing a cover image

In this movie I am going to use Adobe Bridge to help choose my cover image. Bridge is especially a useful tool for evaluating images. Using Bridge, we can evaluate images, both technically and aesthetically. Here I am in Bridge, and I am in the Essentials workspace, and here I can change the size of my thumbnails, and if I click on any of these images, I can evaluate the dimensions of the images using the Metadata panel, most importantly the image's dimensions in pixels.

If I switch to the Filmstrip workspace so I have a nice big Preview window and moving into the Preview window, I can click with my magnifier and then move this magnifier or Loop around the image to evaluate its detail. To dismiss the Loop, I simply click inside it. Switching back now to the Essentials workspace, a photo shoot will likely yield several images that are very similar, as is the case with this group before right here, and we can use Bridge to stack these images, and thereafter we can expand and contract this stack...

Choosing a cover image
Video duration: 2m 59s 2h 45m Intermediate

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Choosing a cover image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Magazine Cover

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
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