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Adobe® Photoshop® - Lessons 14 - 25

Adobe Photoshop is a powerful image manipulation tool. It has many uses for a variety of users such as graphic designers. These videos are meant to aid landscape and nature photographers understand how they might use this immense program.



Beginner Lessons:

Lesson Fourteen - Tools (Part 1)

1. Show how the tools work (drop out a.k.a. fly out options).
2. Move Tool
3. Marquee Tool
4. Lasso Tool




Lesson Fifteen - Tools (Part 2)

1. Quick Selection Tool.




Lesson Sixteen - Tools (Part 3)

1. Crop Tool (keyboard shortcut - C).
2. Eyedropper Tool (I rarely use this tool).




Lesson Seventeen - Tools (Part 4)

1. Healing Tools (keyboard shortcut - J).




Lesson Eighteen - Tools (Part 5)

1. Brush Tool (keyboard shortcut - B).
2. Clone Tool (keyboard shortcut - S).




Lesson Nineteen - Tools (Part 6)

1. Eraser Tool (I never use this tool).
2. Gradient Tool
Also see Lesson 27




Lesson Twenty - Tools (Part 7)

1. Dodge & Burn Tool (on background copy).




Lesson Twenty One - Tools (Part 8)

1. Type Tool.




Lesson Twenty Two - Tools (Part 9)

1. Hand Tool (keyboard shortcut - hold down the space bar).
2. Zoom Tool (keyboard shortcut - Z).




Lesson Twenty Three

1. Image Size (resize an image).
2. Image Rotation.




Lesson Twenty Four

1. Open an image from ACR.
2. Strategy for retouching - dust removal.
3. Make Saturation Adjustment.
4. Save as a Master File.
Output options for Master File:
Printing or computer monitor viewing (e-mail, website use).




Lesson Twenty Five (Part 1) - Output file for printing

1. Open the Master File.
2. Flatten image.
3. Change mode to 8-bit.
4. Convert to profile (Adobe RGB 1998).
5. Resizing of image (I.E. 20 x 30 @ 300 dpi).
6. Sharpen for output.
7. Save output file.




Lesson Twenty Five (Part 2) - Output file for e-mail or website use

1. Open the Master File.
2. Flatten image.
3. Change mode to 8-bit.
4. Convert to profile (sRGB).
5. Resizing of image (I.E. 6 x 9 @ 72 dpi).
6. Sharpen for output.
7. Save output file.


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