Taking visual snapshots


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Taking visual snapshots

Another way that we can simplify the learning process is by taking screen grabs of the software. Let me explain. Let's say, for example, we are learning about the new Refine Edge dialog. Well, can you imagine taking notes on this dialog? It would be near impossible. But If you take a quick screen grab of it, you could then print that out and include that screen grab in your notes. Screen grabs are actually really easy to do. On a Mac, you simply press Shift+Command+4. Click and drag, and then the screen grab will be saved to the Desktop.

And then if you are on a PC, all you need to do is to press the Print Screen button, open a new document in Photoshop, and paste that into that document. Now, screen grabs can really help us out when we are learning software, because sometimes notes just aren't enough. Let's take a look at a couple of examples. For example, let's say we are working with the Brush tool and we notice that in the Options bar, there are two new icons in Photoshop ...

Taking visual snapshots
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Taking visual snapshots provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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