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Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

Video Description

In this Photoshop CS5 Techniques for Photographers training video, expert author and trainer Andy Anderson shares advanced techniques in Photoshop, aimed specifically towards photographers. These techniques are tried and true, and used by professionals everywhere to touch up, enhance and spruce up digital and scanned photography. This tutorial is not for the beginner to Photoshop. You should have at least a basic working knowledge of Photoshop and the tools that are available.
Starting with a basic introduction to the fundamental photography concepts of ISO, Depth of Field and Shutter Speed, you will quickly discover that this video tutorial covers more than correcting red-eye, although it does that too, but it also is rife with techniques that photographers can use both in Photoshop, and before you even take the picture with your camera. You will not only learn how to make corrections to your digital photograph, such as contract, brightness, straightening a photo, and retouching, but you will also learn how to scan in printed images that you can then remove scratches from, and generally restore to look as good as the day they were taken. You will also learn about HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography, and how to create super-real images.
Packed with tips and techniques, even the most experienced digital manipulator and photographer is sure to learn new ways to achieve spectacular results. By the completion of this Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photography Techniques computer based training video, you will be an expert in photographic manipulation. This title comes complete with over 2GB of source files so you can work alongside the author as he takes you through each lesson.

Table of Contents

  1. 01. It Starts With The Camera
    1. Intro 00:02:20
    2. Camera And Equipment Check List 00:06:49
    3. Understanding Film Sensitivity - IS0 00:05:49
    4. Controlling Depth Of Field - FStop 00:03:51
    5. Managing Light To Film - Shutter Speed 00:03:44
  2. 02. The Art Of The Scan
    1. Intro 00:01:17
    2. Scanning 101 00:10:25
    3. Exceeding A Scanners Optical Resolution 00:03:10
    4. Moving From Color To Grayscale 00:02:11
    5. Scanning With A 10 Step Graywedge 00:02:33
    6. Saving Scans In The Correct File Format 00:04:00
  3. 03. Organizing Your Images
    1. Intro 00:01:20
    2. Creating Files For You Photographs 00:03:21
    3. Organizing Your Photos With Bridge Favorites 00:03:25
    4. Creating Photographic Collection In Bridge 00:05:34
    5. Accessing Photographs With Mini Bridge 00:02:16
    6. Accessing & Adding Metadata To A Photo 00:03:23
    7. Creating A Jewel Case Contact Sheet 00:03:36
  4. 04. What You See Is What You Get
    1. Intro 00:01:13
    2. The Digital Darkroom 00:04:32
    3. Creating User Defined Color Settings 00:05:31
    4. Working With Color Profiles 00:03:06
    5. Working With Image Interpolation 00:07:37
    6. Calibrating Your Monitor 00:04:35
  5. 05. Working With Digital Images
    1. Intro 00:01:40
    2. Digital Images - Bit Depth And Color 00:08:08
    3. Up Sizing An Image The Correct Way 00:05:09
    4. Working In The Best File Format 00:03:24
  6. 06. Understanding Camera Raw
    1. Intro 00:01:39
    2. Raw Images 101 00:05:35
    3. Moving From Camera Raw To Photoshop 00:05:38
    4. Camera Raw Basic Operations 00:07:43
    5. Initial Color Correction In Camera Raw 00:08:21
    6. Using Camera Raw To Move Into Greyscale 00:04:15
    7. Manipulating Multiple Images 00:03:28
  7. 07. Fixing Common Image Problems
    1. Intro 00:01:24
    2. Creating Customized Photo Sizes 00:03:48
    3. Customizing The Crop Tool 00:03:29
    4. Straightening An Image 00:05:12
    5. Correcting The Glare Of A Flash 00:05:16
    6. Adding Fill Flash In Photoshop 00:04:16
    7. Correcting Red Eye 00:02:39
  8. 08. Making Selections That Look Natural
    1. Intro 00:01:07
    2. Selection Tricks With The Magic Wand 00:10:07
    3. Working With The Quick Selection Tool 00:05:58
    4. Detecting Edges With The Magnetic Lasso 00:07:49
    5. Using Refine Edge To Make Realistic Selections 00:07:10
    6. Precise Selections With The Pen Tool 00:03:07
    7. Making Selections With A Paint Brush 00:04:18
    8. Refining A Channel Selection 00:07:59
  9. 09. Setting Up For Color Correction
    1. Intro 00:01:07
    2. Converting Raw Images Into The DNG Format 00:04:30
    3. Creating A Color Correction Mask 00:02:46
    4. Correcting Photographs With Droplets 00:07:22
    5. Using Grey To Correct A Color Image 00:02:45
    6. Using Math To Color Correct A Photograph 00:05:08
    7. Matching Color Between Photographs 00:02:07
  10. 10. Removing Unwanted Elements
    1. Intro 00:01:09
    2. Removing Unwanted Information 00:06:44
    3. Removing Photographic Blemishes 00:05:41
    4. Removing Dark Circle From Under Eyes 00:03:58
    5. Punching Up Contrast In A Photograph 00:03:15
  11. 11. Improving Upon Nature
    1. Intro 00:01:31
    2. Making People Look Younger 00:06:45
    3. Changing Hair And Eye Color 00:10:37
    4. Making Teeth Whiter 00:03:26
    5. Softening Skin Tones 00:04:18
    6. Working With Portrait Professional - Part 1 00:04:33
    7. Working With Portrait Professional - Part 2 00:06:08
  12. 12. Going Retro With Grayscale
    1. Intro 00:01:10
    2. Converting Raw Images To Grayscale 00:03:56
    3. Moving From Color To Gray 00:05:21
    4. Aging An Image 00:05:58
    5. The Ansel Adams Effect 00:05:09
  13. 13. Generating A Sharper Image
    1. Intro 00:01:34
    2. Sharpening 101 00:03:23
    3. Improving Image Sharpness With Smart Sharpen 00:08:53
    4. Sharpening Images With The Lab Color Space 00:03:14
    5. Using Unsharp Mask 00:02:54
    6. Working With The High Pass Filter 00:05:04
  14. 14. Dressing Up Your Images
    1. Intro 00:01:01
    2. Creating A Vignette In The Raw Plugin 00:03:04
    3. Creating A Lens Vignette In Photoshop 00:03:16
    4. Creating Standard Vignettes In Photoshop 00:06:48
    5. Creating A Vignette With Layer Masks 00:03:19
    6. Creating Unique Vignettes With Filters 00:04:40
    7. Creating Decorative Borders With Effects 00:03:05
  15. 15. The Art Of The Dodge And Burn
    1. Intro 00:01:37
    2. Dodging Tricks 00:06:54
    3. Dodging & Burning A Photograph 00:03:44
    4. Dodging & Sponging With A Quick Mask 00:05:48
    5. Dodging & Burning With Custom Brushes 00:03:54
    6. Controlling Dodging & Burning With Layer Masks 00:03:38
    7. Dodging And Burning With Layer Blending Modes 00:02:26
  16. 16. Keeping It Real
    1. Intro 00:01:05
    2. Using A Layer Mask To Generate Image Depth 00:03:33
    3. Working With Lens Blur And A Depth Map 00:04:49
    4. Creating An Awesome Panorama 00:04:37
    5. Working With Duotones 00:08:44
    6. Creating A Selenium Look With Duotones 00:01:57
    7. Creating A Photographic Watermark 00:04:29
  17. 17. Color Correction Essentials
    1. Intro 00:01:28
    2. The Basics Of Color Correction 00:09:46
    3. Correction By The Numbers 00:08:03
    4. Correction With Curves Eyedroppers 00:05:15
    5. Correction With Adjustment Layers And Masks 00:08:03
    6. Changing Selective Color 00:05:47
    7. Adjusting Skin Tones With Color Balance 00:04:43
  18. 18. The Power Of Blending Modes
    1. Intro 00:01:28
    2. A Blending Mode Primer 00:04:38
    3. Blending A Sky Into An Image 00:05:01
    4. Lightening An Image With Blending Modes 00:03:53
    5. Blending Two Images With Blending Modes 00:04:10
    6. Blending Images With The Blend If Option 00:04:56
  19. 19. Restoring The Past
    1. Intro 00:01:08
    2. Scanning 101 00:09:35
    3. Correcting Contrast And Hue 00:04:30
    4. Dust - Scratches - Sharpening 00:10:22
    5. Adding Color To A Photograph 00:03:43
    6. Adding A Period Border 00:04:57
    7. Manipulating The Background 00:03:37
  20. 20. HDR Basics
    1. Intro 00:01:35
    2. HDR 101 00:08:01
    3. Moving From Camera To The Merge To HDR Feature 00:03:33
    4. Merge To HDR Options 00:07:25
    5. HDR And Surrealistic Effects 00:04:48
  21. 21. Outputting For The Web
    1. Intro 00:01:16
    2. Getting Ready For The Web 00:06:41
    3. The Proper Way To Compress A Photograph 00:09:12
    4. GIF Compression That Works 00:08:38
    5. Generating A Web Gallery 00:03:19
  22. 22. Outputting To Print
    1. Intro 00:01:18
    2. Proper Printing Etiquette 00:09:54
    3. Color Settings Revisited 00:03:25
    4. Generating A Raw Workflow 00:02:31
    5. Working With A Soft Proof 00:04:13
    6. The Art Of The Print 00:05:35
    7. Good Bye 00:02:09