Learn Photoshop CS5 from the Professionals at Total Training.
It is also perfect for the intermediate user who needs to upgrade to this new version of Photoshop, or has skipped a version, and needs to learn the new features and interface enhancements of this latest iteration.
You'll learn by following along with professional photographer, author, image editor and teacher, Amadou Diallo, who uses Photoshop everyday in his profession.
His real-world lessons, professional techniques, and time-saving tips are presented in a clear, concise manner and they will give you all the foundational knowledge you need to get exceptional results from your Photoshop projects.
Our training methods will have you comfortable using all of the key tools, palettes, & menu bars and, the major features such as layers, selections, image editing, retouching, working with colorand swatches, type design, masks, & blend modes.
Once you are proficient in foundations of Photoshop, Amadou will move to more advanced topics.
Chapter 1:THE BIG PICTURE (35 min) - Pixels & Resolution - Color - Exploring the Interface - Choosing File Formats - Viewing & Navigating Images
You will learn how to work with vector shapes and paths, smart objects , using Adobe Bridge, the basics of Camera Raw, working with complex image layers, alpha channels, composting images, manipulating brushes, and outputting for print and the web
This training includes the program-specific features that are mapped to the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam for the corresponding product.
Chapter 2:SETTING UP LIKE A PRO (22 min) - Setting User Preferences - Choosing Color Settings - Customizing the Workspace - Essential Keyboard Shortcuts - Using Rulers & Guides
Chapter 3:GLOBAL EDITING (31 min) - Understanding the Histogram & Levels - Learning the Curves Tool - Exploring Hue & Saturation - Cropping & Straightening - Adjusting Color Balance