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
      2. b. Choosing a workspace for Bridge
      3. c. Previewing images in Bridge
      4. d. Customizing the Bridge window
      5. e. Assigning keywords to files
      6. f. Rating and labeling thumbnails
      7. g. Filtering the display of thumbnails
      8. h. Using Mini Bridge
    2. Topic 2
      1. a. Opening photos in Camera Raw
      2. b. Using the Basic tab
      3. c. Using the Tone Curve tab
      4. d. Using the Detail tab
      5. e. Review of the Camera Raw Settings menu
    3. Topic 3
      1. a. Using the Adjustment Brush
      2. b. Using the HSL/Grayscale tab
      3. c. Using Post Crop Vignetting
    4. Topic 4
      1. a. Using the Application frame
      2. b. Using tabbed document windows
      3. c. Using the Application bar
      4. d. Changing the zoom level
      5. e. Changing the screen mode
      6. f. Configuring the panels
      7. g. Using the Options bar
    5. Topic 5
      1. a. Basic Selection tools
      2. b. Using the Quick Selection and Magic Wand tools
      3. c. Using the Color Range command
    6. Topic 6
      1. a. Using Refine Edge
      2. b. Using Refine Mask
      3. c. Using the Masks Panel
    7. Topic 7
      1. a. Basic adjustments using Levels or Vibrance
      2. b. Applying a Hue/Saturation adjustment
      3. c. Saving adjustment presets
      4. d. Correcting the color using Curves
      5. e. Using Curves to balance color
    8. Topic 8
      1. a. Assembling photos into a layered document using Bridge
      2. b. Using the Clipboard to copy and paste
      3. c. Creating a Smart Object layer by drag-copying a thumbnail
      4. d. Drag-copying layers between files
      5. e. Fading the edge of a layer
    9. Topic 9
      1. a. Whitening teeth or eyes
      2. b. Using the Healing Brush tool
      3. c. Using the Patch tool
      4. d. Smoothing Skin using blur filters
    10. Topic 10
      1. a. Applying the Unsharp Mask filter
      2. b. Applying the Smart Sharpen filter
      3. c. Using the Sharpen tool
    11. Topic 11
      1. a. Using bristle brushes and the Mixer Brush tool
      2. b. Transforming a photo into a painting

    Product information

    • Title: Photoshop CS5: Video QuickStart Guide
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: November 2010
    • Publisher(s): Pearson
    • ISBN: 9780132678193