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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended: Essentials

Video Description

Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended: Essentials is learning the way it needs to be; informative and engaging with fast results. Follow along with real-world techniques, and time-saving tips presented in a clear, concise manner that put the power of the world's leading image editing software in your hands.

Table of Contents

  1. THE BIG PICTURE
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Pixels & Resolution 00:06:28
    3. Color 00:04:26
    4. Exploring the Interface 00:09:09
    5. Choosing File Formats 00:06:54
    6. Viewing & Navigating Images 00:08:46
  2. SETTING UP LIKE A PRO
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Setting User Preferences 00:02:43
    3. Choosing Color Settings 00:02:12
    4. Customizing the Workspace 00:05:56
    5. Essential Keyboard Shortcuts 00:05:03
    6. Using Rulers & Guides 00:06:21
  3. GLOBAL EDITING
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Understanding the Histogram & Levels 00:08:06
    3. Learning the Curves Tool 00:06:43
    4. Exploring Hue & Saturation 00:05:19
    5. Cropping & Straightening 00:03:59
    6. Adjusting Color Balance 00:02:30
    7. Creating a Black & White Image 00:04:44
  4. MAKING SELECTIONS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Manual Selection Tools 00:11:06
    3. Using the Quick Selection Tool 00:04:17
    4. Creating Color-Based Selections & Saving Selections 00:05:29
  5. NON-DESTRUCTIVE EDITING
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Using Adjustment Layers 00:03:43
    3. Understanding Layer Masks 00:06:49
    4. Creating Gradient Masks 00:03:25
    5. Applying Layer Blend Modes 00:02:11
    6. Snapshots & the History Brush 00:05:16
  6. THE FIXER-UPPER
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. The Retouching Tools, including Content-Aware Fill 00:10:29
    3. Removing Noise from an Image 00:03:05
    4. Cloning with Perspective with the Vanishing Point Filter 00:08:03
    5. Adjusting Perspective with the Lens Correction Filter 00:02:34
    6. Content-Aware Scaling 00:01:46
  7. TYPE DESIGN
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Working with Type 00:07:43
    3. Paragraph & Character Formatting Options 00:08:16
    4. Typing on a Path 00:04:01
    5. Applying Layer Styles to Type 00:15:07
  8. VECTORS, SHAPES & PATHS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Vectors & the Shape Tools 00:07:11
    3. Creating Paths 00:05:25
    4. Saving & Loading Paths as Selections 00:06:50
    5. Subtracting, Adding Intersecting, & Excluding 00:02:04
  9. SMART OBJECTS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Vector Graphics as Smart Objects 00:04:03
    3. Creating & Replacing Smart Objects 00:04:43
    4. Creating Multiple Instances of a Smart Object 00:03:25
    5. Smart Objects Deserve Smart Filters 00:03:34
  10. ADOBE BRIDGE
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Exploring the Workspace 00:05:39
    3. Searching & Organizing Files 00:07:07
    4. Leveraging Metadata 00:04:56
    5. Outputting 00:04:08
    6. Using Mini Bridge 00:02:02
  11. PHOTOSHOP CAMERA RAW
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Using the Basic Panel 00:10:11
    3. Applying Selective Edits 00:16:41
    4. Converting to Black & White 00:03:47
    5. Repairing an Image 00:06:22
  12. IMAGE LAYERS & ALPHA CHANNELS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Manipulating Image Layers 00:05:33
    3. Mastering the Layers Panel 00:07:38
    4. Creating Layer Groups & Comps 00:05:08
  13. COMPOSITING IMAGES
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Combining Images & Merging the Best Elements 00:04:28
    3. Creating Panoramas 00:03:29
    4. Auto-Aligning Layers 00:03:37
    5. Refine Edges 00:06:19
  14. WORKING WITH BRUSHES
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Exploring the Brush Panel 00:09:25
    3. Creating a Custom Brush 00:04:29
    4. Changing Brush Dynamics 00:04:47
    5. Painting with the Mixer Brush 00:08:14
  15. PRINT & WEB OUTPUT
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Sharpening Images with Smart Sharpen 00:06:27
    3. Setting Up the Print Dialog Box 00:06:13
    4. Saving for the Web 00:05:32
    5. Credits 00:00:12