Photoshop CS6 for Photographers New Features

with Chris Orwig
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Photoshop CS6 for Photographers New Features
Video duration: 0s 3h 33m Intermediate Updated Dec 11, 2012


This course explores the newest version of Photoshop from a photographer's perspective—helping users of previous versions of Photoshop make upgrade decisions and get up to speed with CS6. Author Chris Orwig covers the improvements to Camera Raw, including the improved exposure controls, Adjustment Brush tool, and Lens Correction filter. He then addresses the enhancements in Photoshop, such as the new Layer panel behavior, which makes renaming and organizing layers almost effortless, and image-editing features like content-aware retouching, photorealistic blur effects, and redefined nondestructive cropping; plus the brand-new ability to edit video in Photoshop. The final chapter addresses the new Creative Cloud subscription option, detailing features of interest to photographers: the enhanced Blur Gallery and Liquify filters, conditional actions, and improvements to the Crop tool.

Topics include:
  • Getting familiar with the new interface
  • Exploring improvements to Bridge and Mini Bridge
  • Recovering highlights and improving exposure with Camera Raw
  • Making precise raw adjustments with the Point Tone Curve
  • Grouping, filtering, and finding layers
  • Correcting distortion with Adaptive Wide Angle controls
  • Working with the new Content-Aware tools
  • Making better selections
  • Performing perspective cropping
  • Getting started with video in Photoshop
  • Making picture-perfect prints with the Print dialog
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- Hi, my name's Chris Orwig. I'm a photographer and a teacher, and I'm really excited about this course. We're gonna focus in on Photoshop CS6 New Features. You know, Photoshop is a gigantic application. It's used by so many different people in so many different ways. And, here, what we're gonna do is something unique. We're going to focus in on the new features which are most relevant us as photographers. We'll start off by taking a look at the interface because you'll notice it's changed. It's now darker and different.

We'll look at how we can work with Bridge and Mini Bridge. We'll also spent some time working with Adobe Camera Raw. Here we'll discover we have new controls which allow us to enhance and correct our images in some really fascinating ways. Inside of Photoshop, we'll spend some time exploring some of the changes that we'll discover in the Layers panel. We'll also take a look at how we can make some powerful and exciting adjustments to our photographs. Whether that's by adding blur or increasing the light, or retouching or removing blemishes, We'll also explore how we can work with video clips.

How we can edit and trim those clips or add transitions and also export those finals. And we'll take a look at the new Print dialogue which gives us even more control and flexibility when it comes to printing. Well we're gonna cover all of these features and more. So, without for the delay, let's begin.

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