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Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS3: Maximizing Productivity

Video Description

If you're already comfortable using the Photoshop tools, but want to fine tune your skill set to get even more out this versatile tool, these lessons were designed for you. Start by understanding how to optimize your settings - preferences, workspace, etc. Then dive into helpful timesavers for multi-image processing, as well as creating picture packages, web photo galleries, and PDF presentations. You will be amazed at the speed demon tips you learn from Justin.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: OPTIMIZING SETTINGS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:42
    2. Working with the Preferences 00:08:51
    3. Customizing the Workspace 00:03:46
    4. Creating Custom Keyboard Shortcuts 00:03:45
    5. Using a List of Keyboard Shortcuts 00:02:35
    6. Customizing Menus 00:04:16
    7. Working with User Interface Shortcuts 00:05:46
    8. Using Toolbar Shortcuts 00:03:35
  2. CHAPTER 2: LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTIONS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:20
    2. Exploring the Actions Panel 00:03:14
    3. The Do's & Don'ts of Recording Actions 00:07:24
    4. Loading & Playing Actions 00:04:07
    5. Adjusting Action Playback Options 00:03:11
    6. Using Button Mode 00:02:51
    7. Saving & Sharing Actions 00:03:40
  3. CHAPTER 3: BUILDING ACTIONS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:19
    2. Choosing When to Record an Action 00:02:21
    3. Recording an Action 00:07:48
    4. Testing an Action 00:02:28
    5. Correcting Flaws 00:03:10
    6. Editing Your Actions 00:02:48
    7. Using Stop Notes & Menu Items 00:05:55
    8. Using the Magical Undo 00:05:45
    9. Watermarking Photos 00:08:22
    10. Cropping Actions 00:05:24
    11. Framing Actions 00:05:01
  4. CHAPTER 4: MULTI-IMAGE PROCESSING
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:23
    2. Using the Batch Command 00:04:50
    3. Saving Your Batch Files 00:03:57
    4. Speeding Up the Process 00:07:38
    5. Using the Image Processor 00:07:56
    6. Using the Scripts Event Manager 00:06:02
    7. Understanding Droplets 00:02:42
    8. Creating Droplets 00:04:40
    9. Editing Droplets 00:03:33
  5. CHAPTER 5: LET PHOTOSHOP DO IT
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:23
    2. The Crop and Straighten Photos Command 00:03:29
    3. The Contact Sheet II Command 00:06:53
    4. Creating a Picture Package 00:07:47
    5. Creating a Web Photo Gallery 00:07:41
    6. Customizing Your Gallery 00:02:30
    7. Creating PDF Presentations 00:04:55
    8. Conditional Mode Change & Fit Image 00:05:55
    9. Using the Merge to HDR Tool 00:07:22
    10. Creating a Photomerge 00:03:57
    11. Exploring the Adobe Media Gallery 00:10:13
  6. CHAPTER 6: BECOME A SPEED DEMON
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:22
    2. Moving, Creating & Merging Layers 00:07:07
    3. Changing Layer Opacity 00:02:38
    4. Working with Blend Mode Shortcuts 00:02:06
    5. Working with Adjustment Layer Shortcuts 00:03:45
    6. Utilizing the Filter Gallery 00:05:09
    7. Working with Type Tool Shortcuts 00:03:38
    8. Changing Font Size & Color 00:02:24
    9. Using Quick Font Previews 00:03:02
    10. Working with Layer Comps 00:04:19
    11. Exporting Layer Comps 00:04:47
    12. Final Comments & Credits 00:02:07