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Photoshop CS5: Video QuickStart Guide

Video Description

Learn Photoshop CS5 the quick and easy way with 3 hours of video lessons covering the important new features in Photoshop CS5. Best-selling authors Peter Lourekas and Elaine Weinmann help you explore the powerful new tools and cover the following topics:

  • Bridge Overview

  • Camera Raw: Basics

  • Camera Raw: Adjustment Brush

  • Photoshop CS5 Interface

  • Selections and Masks: Useful Tools

  • Selection and Masks: Refine Edge and Refine Mask

  • Adjustments Layers in Depth

  • Combining Images

  • Retouching

  • Sharpening

  • Painting: Mixer Brush and Bristle Tips

  • After you finish watching the video continue to build your Photoshop skills with the authors’ full-color guide, Photoshop CS5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide.

    Table of Contents

    1. Topic 1
      1. a. Features of the Bridge window 00:04:35
      2. b. Choosing a workspace for Bridge 00:01:34
      3. c. Previewing images in Bridge 00:01:11
      4. d. Customizing the Bridge window 00:01:29
      5. e. Assigning keywords to files 00:01:23
      6. f. Rating and labeling thumbnails 00:02:16
      7. g. Filtering the display of thumbnails 00:01:35
      8. h. Using Mini Bridge 00:02:22
    2. Topic 2
      1. a. Opening photos in Camera Raw 00:02:59
      2. b. Using the Basic tab 00:05:00
      3. c. Using the Tone Curve tab 00:01:15
      4. d. Using the Detail tab 00:03:57
      5. e. Review of the Camera Raw Settings menu 00:02:52
    3. Topic 3
      1. a. Using the Adjustment Brush 00:05:45
      2. b. Using the HSL/Grayscale tab 00:04:51
      3. c. Using Post Crop Vignetting 00:04:07
    4. Topic 4
      1. a. Using the Application frame 00:01:53
      2. b. Using tabbed document windows 00:01:22
      3. c. Using the Application bar 00:01:31
      4. d. Changing the zoom level 00:01:43
      5. e. Changing the screen mode 00:00:53
      6. f. Configuring the panels 00:04:29
      7. g. Using the Options bar 00:01:18
    5. Topic 5
      1. a. Basic Selection tools 00:05:27
      2. b. Using the Quick Selection and Magic Wand tools 00:06:20
      3. c. Using the Color Range command 00:02:16
    6. Topic 6
      1. a. Using Refine Edge 00:09:47
      2. b. Using Refine Mask 00:03:02
      3. c. Using the Masks Panel 00:03:00
    7. Topic 7
      1. a. Basic adjustments using Levels or Vibrance 00:08:16
      2. b. Applying a Hue/Saturation adjustment 00:02:45
      3. c. Saving adjustment presets 00:02:54
      4. d. Correcting the color using Curves 00:06:16
      5. e. Using Curves to balance color 00:04:24
    8. Topic 8
      1. a. Assembling photos into a layered document using Bridge 00:01:20
      2. b. Using the Clipboard to copy and paste 00:02:44
      3. c. Creating a Smart Object layer by drag-copying a thumbnail 00:04:34
      4. d. Drag-copying layers between files 00:01:12
      5. e. Fading the edge of a layer 00:06:07
    9. Topic 9
      1. a. Whitening teeth or eyes 00:03:38
      2. b. Using the Healing Brush tool 00:03:39
      3. c. Using the Patch tool 00:01:40
      4. d. Smoothing Skin using blur filters 00:08:54
    10. Topic 10
      1. a. Applying the Unsharp Mask filter 00:05:33
      2. b. Applying the Smart Sharpen filter 00:06:16
      3. c. Using the Sharpen tool 00:02:25
    11. Topic 11
      1. a. Using bristle brushes and the Mixer Brush tool 00:08:37
      2. b. Transforming a photo into a painting 00:08:51