May 8, 2012

Course Summary
Course name:Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals
Author:Deke McClelland
Duration: 06h 39m
Released on: 4/26/2012
Exercise files:Yes
Software works on: Mac and Windows

Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals is a concise and focused introduction to the key features in Photoshop, presented by long-time author and Adobe veteran Deke McClelland. This course covers the image editing process from the very beginning and progresses through the concepts and techniques that every photographer or graphic designer should know. Deke explains digital imaging fundamentals, such as resolution vs. size and the effects of downsampling. He explains how to use layers to edit an image nondestructively and organize those edits in an easy-to-read way, and introduces techniques such as cropping, adjusting brightness and contrast, correcting and changing color, and retouching and healing images. These lessons distill the vast assortment of tools and options to a refined set of skills that will get you working inside Photoshop with confidence.
Topics include:
Opening an image from Photoshop, Bridge, or Camera Raw
Navigating, zooming, panning, and rotating the canvas
Adding, deleting, and merging layers
Saving your progress and understanding file formats
Cropping and straightening
Adjusting brightness and contrast
Identifying and correcting a color cast
Making and editing selections
Enhancing portraits by retouching skin, teeth, and eyes

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