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Adobe Photoshop CC For Photographers

Video Description

In this Photoshop for Photographers training course, expert author Andy Anderson teaches you advanced techniques aimed specifically towards photographers to touch up, correct, and enhance digital and scanned images. This course is designed for users that already have a basic working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. You will start by learning how to organize your images, and then review some basic photographic techniques. Andy will show you how to reduce digital noise through filters, channels, and the raw plug-in. You will then learn how to fix your images using the tools in Photoshop, including the clone tool and healing brush. This video tutorial will cover topics such increasing image sharpness, removing distortion and correcting perspective, and working with multiple images. You will learn creative blur effects, how to create custom lighting effects, and how to convert an image to black and white. Andy will teach you how to enhance your portraits, adjust the image with curves, using dodging techniques, and more. Finally, Andy leaves you with some of his tips and tricks, including adding a decorative border, saving custom formats, and aging an image. Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have learned a number of techniques that can be applied to your photographic images. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Introduction - Chapter 1 00:00:48
    2. About Andy 00:02:58
    3. Ground Rules 00:04:26
    4. Top Ten Power Shortcuts From Andy 00:12:44
    5. How To Access Your Working Files 00:02:45
  2. Organization Through The Bridge
    1. Introduction - Chapter 2 00:00:43
    2. The Bridge Workspace 00:04:34
    3. Organizing Images By Rate And Rank 00:05:01
    4. Working With Image Stacks 00:03:05
    5. Working With Metadata And Keywords 00:04:52
    6. Using Collections And Smart Collections 00:04:45
    7. Performing A Batch Rename 00:02:40
    8. Capturing An Image From A Camera To Bridge 00:02:04
    9. Working Smart With Mini Bridge 00:02:31
  3. Cradle To Grave Image Management
    1. Introduction - Chapter 3 00:00:32
    2. The Best Way To Calibrate A Monitor 00:06:35
    3. Standardizing Color Management 00:04:44
    4. Adjusting Color Picker Options 00:02:58
    5. Working With Image Interpolation 00:03:20
    6. ICC Profiles Explained 00:04:24
    7. Handling Profiles Within An Image 00:08:16
    8. Setting Performance Settings 00:06:17
  4. Common Photographic Techniques
    1. Introduction - Chapter 4 00:00:23
    2. Image Color And Bit Depth 00:05:48
    3. Image Resizing Techniques 00:07:14
    4. Cropping And Straightening 00:03:48
    5. Working With Perspective Warp 00:06:26
  5. Working With Camera Raw Files
    1. Introduction - Chapter 5 00:00:31
    2. Camera Raw Preferences 00:04:50
    3. The Camera Raw Plug-In 00:08:26
    4. Dealing Directly With Color And Balance 00:06:01
    5. Cropping And Straightening Images 00:05:54
    6. Applying Settings To Multiple Images 00:03:24
  6. Reducing Digital Noise
    1. Introduction - Chapter 6 00:00:28
    2. What Is Digital Noise? 00:04:20
    3. Noise Reduction Through Filters 00:07:54
    4. Reducing Noise Using Channels 00:04:56
    5. Noise Reduction Using The Raw Plug-In 00:03:46
  7. Giving Digital Images A Bit Of Help
    1. Introduction - Chapter 7 00:00:37
    2. The Amazing Clone Tool 00:10:13
    3. Working With The Healing Brushes 00:04:24
    4. Removing Unwanted Background Objects 00:04:37
    5. Working With Facial Features 00:03:00
    6. Whitening Teeth 00:03:45
    7. Adding A Dash Of Color 00:02:34
    8. Moving Objects 00:03:19
    9. Handling The Dreaded Red Eye Problem 00:02:36
  8. Increasing Image Sharpness
    1. Introduction - Chapter 8 00:00:43
    2. Sharpening Images The Photoshop Way 00:07:05
    3. Working With Smart Sharpen 00:05:45
    4. The Unsharp Mask Filter 00:04:47
    5. Sharpening With The High Pass Filter 00:02:56
    6. Focusing Attention With Sharpen And Blur 00:05:22
    7. Using The Shake Reduction Filter 00:05:21
  9. Removing Distortion And Correcting Perspective
    1. Introduction - Chapter 9 00:00:31
    2. Lens Correction Using Camera Raw 00:04:54
    3. Auto Lens Correction 00:03:23
    4. Manual Lens Correction 00:03:40
    5. Working With Perspective Crop 00:02:57
    6. Using Perspective Warp 00:08:21
  10. Working With Multiple Images
    1. Introduction - Chapter 10 00:00:28
    2. Combining Multiple Images With Masks 00:07:00
    3. Using Two Images To Fix One 00:03:47
    4. The Amazing Photomerge Feature 00:04:41
    5. Moving Beyond Drop Shadow 00:04:51
    6. Moving Objects Within An Image 00:06:20
  11. Creative Blur Effects
    1. Introduction - Chapter 11 00:00:31
    2. Working With Field Blur 00:04:15
    3. Understanding Iris Blur 00:03:55
    4. Using Tilt And Shift 00:04:02
    5. Working With The Bokeh Effect 00:04:31
  12. Light, Shadows, And Lens Flairs
    1. Introduction - Chapter 12 00:00:41
    2. Working With Lighting Effects 00:05:23
    3. More Creative Lighting Effects 00:04:41
    4. Creating A Customized Lighting Effect 00:06:36
    5. Turning Day Into Night 00:04:47
    6. Adding A Movable Lens Flair 00:03:07
  13. Working With HDR Images
    1. Introduction - Chapter 13 00:00:32
    2. Working With Mini Bridge 00:02:40
    3. Generating An HDR Image 00:08:49
    4. Enhancing HDR Images In Photoshop 00:04:41
  14. Converting Images To Black And White And More
    1. Introduction - Chapter 14 00:00:33
    2. Converting Images To Black And White 00:06:59
    3. Aging An Image 00:08:42
    4. Creating Borders Using Displacement Maps 00:05:03
    5. Generating A Picture-In Picture Image 00:03:57
    6. Adding An Etherial Effect To An Image 00:05:15
  15. Cloning, Healing And Patching Techniques
    1. Introduction - Chapter 15 00:00:32
    2. Working With Clone Source Options 00:04:55
    3. Creative Uses For The Clone Tool 00:04:37
    4. Using The Clone Pattern Stamp 00:05:18
    5. Working With The Spot Healing Brush 00:06:12
    6. Cloning Techniques With Vanishing Point 00:05:54
    7. Correcting Photos With The Patch Tool 00:04:20
  16. Enhancing Portraits
    1. Introduction - Chapter 16 00:00:24
    2. Creative Wrinkle Removal 00:06:04
    3. Using The Spot Healing Brush Tool 00:05:16
    4. Changing The Overall Mood Of A Portrait 00:03:22
    5. Removing The Background Of A Complex Image 00:06:24
    6. Enhancing Lips, And Eyes 00:05:15
    7. Enhancing Eyebrows 00:03:15
    8. Changing Hair Color 00:03:58
  17. Photographic Adjustments With Levels
    1. Introduction - Chapter 17 00:00:32
    2. Working With The Levels Adjustment Layer 00:09:38
    3. Increasing Image Contrast 00:05:26
    4. Giving Help To Old Images 00:03:37
    5. Correcting Pesky Color Casts 00:02:58
  18. Image Adjustments With Curves
    1. Introduction - Chapter 18 00:00:33
    2. Adjusting Images With Curves 00:06:24
    3. Three Methods For Improving Image Contrast 00:04:00
    4. Creative Masking Techniques 00:04:34
  19. Solving Color Problems And More
    1. Introduction - Chapter 19 00:00:34
    2. Solving Compatibility Issue With The DNG Format 00:06:11
    3. Correcting Images In 16-Bit Mode 00:04:29
    4. Adjusting Color Using The Raw Plug-In 00:03:08
    5. Adjusting Color On Multiple Images 00:03:58
    6. Correcting Images By The Numbers 00:04:58
  20. Dodging, Burning, And Sponging
    1. Introduction - Chapter 20 00:00:39
    2. Basic Dodging Techniques 00:06:32
    3. Using The Burn Tool 00:03:54
    4. Adding And Removing Color With The Sponge Tool 00:06:24
    5. Dodging And Burning With Blending Modes 00:03:54
    6. Non-Destructive Dodging And Burning With Adjustment Layers 00:03:13
  21. Image Tips And Tricks
    1. Introduction - Chapter 21 00:00:27
    2. Adding A Decorative Border 00:04:01
    3. Creating Custom Borders With Layer Masks 00:03:29
    4. Saving Custom Formats 00:02:21
    5. Quick Image Processing 00:02:21
    6. Quickly Aging An Image 00:02:10
    7. Generating An Image Map 00:03:05
  22. The Art Of The Print
    1. Introduction - Chapter 22 00:00:42
    2. Working With Color Settings 00:05:17
    3. Sharing With Behance 00:01:49
    4. Setting Up A Camera Raw Workflow 00:01:39
    5. Working With Soft Proofing 00:04:03
    6. The Print 00:03:15
    7. Closing Thoughts 00:00:51