Photoshop CS3 for Photographers

with Chris Orwig
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Photoshop CS3 for Photographers
Video duration: 0s 13h 18m Beginner


Photoshop CS3 for Photographers covers all the essential techniques a digital photographer needs to master in order to take advantage of Photoshop's possibilities. Instructor Chris Orwig teaches everything from the key elements to the advanced tools of the application, demonstrating how to apply them for the best photographic results in print or online. He also gets into the nitty-gritty of using Photoshop, from working with Camera Raw to finessing a retouch. Exercise files accompany this training.

Topics include:
  • Customizing the workspace and palettes
  • Determining color settings and preferences
  • Processing and working creatively with Camera Raw
  • Using layers, masking, and blend modes effectively
  • Correcting color at an advanced level
  • Adding effects, sharpening, and removing noise
  • Burning and dodging non-destructively
  • Cleaning up and retouching images
  • Getting images online and in print
  • Increasing the photographic quality of images


Welcome my name is Chris Orwig. I'm a pro photographer and I'm on the faculty of the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California, where we're standing right now and it is a foggy yet beautiful morning out here. And I'm going to be your host and guide on this training adventure. You know I'm really excited about the training we have ahead of us. {italic}Photoshop{plain} for photographers essential training. We're going to approached {italic}Photoshop{plain} from a photographic perspective and that's really important and here's why. We're going to become incredibly technical, yet we're going to become technical in order to become more creative. We're going to become technical in order to create a more compelling image. You know I agree with the acclaimed French photographer Mark Rebold who said: "photography is about savoring life at one 100th of a second." Well, we have a lot of ground to cover so without further delay. Let the adventure begin.

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