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Chapter: This chapter is packed with videos designed to get you up to speed quickly with the latest version of Photoshop. After becoming familiar with the interface, you will see how to use Photoshop in the real world. The chapter finishes off with some fast, yet powerful, ways to improve the color, quality, and detail of your images.


04m 7s

Welcome to Photoshop Learn by Video

01m 22s

Using the Lesson Files

03m 14s

A Note on Mouseposé

00m 32s

Exploring the Photoshop Interface

02m 18s

Computer-Based Images: Raster and Vector

04m 22s

The Photoshop Family

05m 32s

Working with Panels

09m 21s

Arranging Document Windows

08m 11s

Using Tools

08m 28s

Zooming and Navigating Introduction

07m 40s

Power User Zooming, Navigating, and Shortcuts

06m 39s

Introduction to Image File Formats

07m 5s

Creating New Files and Placing an Image

06m 0s

Multiple Undo, Your New Best Friend

04m 18s

Chapter: This chapter contains a series of fun and easy-to-follow tutorials designed to introduce you to Photoshop and get you quickly ramped up to perform the most useful tasks. Once you complete this chapter, you will have some powerful Photoshop techniques to use on your own images.

Navigating and Automating with Adobe Bridge

06m 35s

Importing Images from an iPhone

06m 25s

Better Smartphone Images with Adobe Camera Raw (ACR)

09m 3s

Cropping a Photo

08m 14s

Building Panoramic Images, Automatically

09m 18s

Selections: An Introduction

08m 16s

Removing Distracting Objects with Content-Aware Fill

03m 18s

Using the Spot Healing Brush and Patch to Paint Away Unwanted Areas

06m 7s

Flawless Faces: Beauty and Skin Retouching with the Patch and History Brush Tools

04m 30s

Painting Lighter or Darker Areas Using the History Brush Tool

06m 42s

The Magic Eraser: One-Click Background Removal

04m 7s

Removing a Background with Quick Selection and Refine Edge

08m 5s

Using the Gaussian Blur Plug-in (a.k.a. Filter) as a Smart Object for Depth of Field

07m 43s

Adobe Bridge: Organizing, Sorting, and Renaming Files

06m 58s

Bridge and the Image Processor

05m 46s

Chapter: In this chapter, you'll learn how to customize Photoshop by arranging panels, assigning and finding keyboard shortcuts, highlighting items in your menus, and setting your preferences. You'll also learn about image resolution, RAM vs. Storage, customizing Adobe Bridge, and Importing Camera Card Images. After this chapter, you will be able to configure the Photoshop environment so it is comfortable, familiar, and customized, just for you.

Customizing Photoshop's Settings

08m 40s

RAM, Storage, and Performance

11m 32s

Image Size and Resolution

08m 12s

File Formats and JPG Compression

07m 49s

Saving a Workspace for Ideal Panel Arrangement

06m 49s

Design Space (Preview)

07m 25s

Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts and Menus

06m 12s

Grids and Ruler Guides

08m 32s

Improved Smart Guides and Aligning Objects

09m 20s

Importing Camera Images

07m 38s

Chapter: This chapter introduces you to the basics of image editing. The important concepts you learn here will serve as the foundation of your Photoshop knowledge. You'll explore the mysteries of image resolution and color, and look at the importance of layers and masks.

Color Modes: RGB Vs. CMYK

10m 23s

Color Settings and Color Profiles

08m 32s

Cropping and Straightening, and Fixed Crop Sizes

07m 16s

Perspective Crop

08m 57s

Automatic Color Correction

04m 35s

Non-destructive Editing with Adjustment Layers

08m 43s

Non-destructive Editing with Camera Raw as a Smart Filter

05m 13s

Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) Editing on Smartphone Images

06m 34s

Selections: Rectangular and Elliptical

06m 35s

Selections: The Lasso and Polygonal Lasso Tools

09m 1s

Selections: The Magic Wand Tool

07m 25s

Selections: The Quick Selection Tool and Refine Edge

07m 35s

The Refine Edge for People

07m 10s

Chapter: Layers are a core feature of Photoshop, which give you the ability to assemble different images together. Layers allow you to composite images, create mock-ups and layouts, and make powerful image adjustments. If you use Adjustment Layers and Smart Filters, your edits become forever editable. This chapter explores using Layers, Layer Masks, Blending Modes, Smart Filters, Vector Shapes, and much more.

Layers: An Introduction

10m 12s

Adding New Layers

04m 21s

Layer Masks, the Key to Flawless Retouching

09m 22s

Layer Masks for Advanced Compositing

09m 6s

Using Blending Modes for Surreal Effects

08m 39s

Type Effects

07m 16s

High Pass Filter and Overlay Blending

05m 19s

Select by Focus Area to Mask

07m 35s

Changing Object Colors with Color Range, Masks, and Fill Layers

08m 32s

Shape Layer Intro: Create an App Logo

09m 15s

Shape Alignment and Layer Groups

09m 17s

Placing Images, Masking, and Modifying Shapes

03m 42s

Multiple Artboards for Mobile Mock-up

07m 20s

Chapter: For a long time, creating type in Photoshop was not a common practice, but with the smartphone and tablet revolution, it is becoming much more common. In this chapter, you'll learn how to format text and create Character and Paragraph Styles for global edits and other powerful typography features. This chapter also covers creating custom shapes and selecting colors for brand identity.

Typography in Photoshop

08m 14s

The Character and Paragraph Panels

08m 25s

Creating Paragraph Styles

06m 6s

Creating Character Styles

05m 30s

Masks on Type Layers

06m 45s

Keyboard Shortcuts for Formatting Text

08m 49s

Creating and Saving Brand Colors

08m 33s

Creating App Icons with Shapes

06m 33s

Object Styles

07m 40s

Filtering Layers Based on Content

07m 0s

Quick Export for Web and Device Content

07m 21s

Automatic Generation of Web and Device Assets and Copy Usable CSS Code from Layers

09m 1s

Use Photoshop Comps to Create Code

04m 23s

Anti-Aliasing of Type

03m 20s

Chapter: Image editing can mean many things: anti-aging, removing imperfections, creating balance, drawing the viewer's eye to your subject, and much more. Establishing a core understanding of the art of photography will only help your Photoshop skills, and give you reason to make thoughtful edits. This chapter will guide you through the principles involved in photo retouching.

Converting to Black and White

05m 25s

Removing Red Eye

06m 3s

Photography Fundamentals: Line, Shape, and Form

03m 21s

Primary Retouching Tools for Perfect Images

09m 6s

Content Aware Move and Scale

07m 49s

Lightening and Darkening Image Areas with Dodge and Burn

08m 12s

Skin Repair Using Layers

10m 7s

Using the Liquify Tool

09m 10s

The Clone Stamp Tool

08m 20s

Cropping Options

09m 36s

Reading a Histogram and Using the Info Panel

09m 31s

Merging High Dynamic Range Images

08m 23s

Chapter: Most images need a little color correction, but some require major work. Fortunately, Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) is here to save the day. The ACR plug-in is not new, but it is woefully underutilized. In this chapter, you'll learn how to use ACR to get the best color, contrast, and detail out of any photo.

Choosing Camera Raw or JPG

08m 12s

Adobe Camera Raw (ACR): An Introduction

09m 37s

Improving Color on Many Images at Once

05m 54s

Adjusting Images Several Times and Converting to New Formats

04m 50s

Color Balance, Cropping, and Clarity in ACR

04m 36s

HSL: Selective Color in Adobe Camera Raw

06m 53s

Painting in Corrections with the Adjustment Brush

11m 4s

Better Landscapes with Graduated Filter and Radial Filter in ACR

06m 7s

Removing Chromatic Aberration and Save the Sky with a Targeted Adjustment

04m 25s

ACR Spot Removal and Clone

04m 46s

Loading ACR Settings for Preset Corrections

03m 47s

Reading and Applying Metadata

05m 53s

Chapter: This chapter looks at Photoshop's tools for editing videos, creating 3D objects, using the Mixer Brush for painting with natural media bristle brushes, and actions for special effects and automation.

New Video Documents: An Introduction

08m 46s

Video Timeline Panel: A Breakdown

07m 33s

Editing, Combining, and Transitioning Video

07m 25s

Adding Titles, Transitions, Adjusting Video Volume, and Inserting New Audio

10m 29s

Drop Shadow Animation and Adjustment Layers on Video

11m 33s

Turning Still Photos into an Animated GIF

07m 28s

Puppet Warp for GIF Animation

02m 36s

Exporting Final Video

06m 54s

Creating a 3D Object

09m 57s

Creating 3D Text and Rendering It To an Animated Movie

08m 43s

Chapter: This chapter is filled with some of the author's favorite special effects: patterns and filters. These are the edits that are some of the most fun to do in Photoshop.

Using Blur for "Hollywood Skin" or Special Effect

07m 32s

Softening Harsh Makeup with Hue and Saturation

08m 8s

The Clone Stamp for Portraits

07m 47s

Dust and Scratches for Natural Skin Correction

05m 32s

Amazing Blur Gallery Filters with the Noise Panel for Realistic Effects

08m 6s

Camera Shake Reduction

03m 32s

Vanishing Point

07m 3s

Perspective Warp

04m 59s

Disintegrating Pixels Effect

10m 8s

Turn Your Selfie into a Cartoon with Filter Gallery

06m 43s

Creating Hand-Painted Artwork from a Photo with the Mixer Brush

07m 28s

Introduction to Photoshop Patterns

08m 9s

Creating Seamless Background Patterns

09m 55s

Chapter: You put a lot of work into your images, so when it comes time to print or share them, you want to get the best quality you can. This chapter will show you how.

Checking Fonts and Linked Images

06m 43s

Exporting Images for Web and Mobile with Quick Export and Export As

08m 3s

Sharpening to Add Detail Before You Print

06m 28s

Selecting a Color Profile and Viewing Proof Colors

07m 0s

Preparing Press-Quality Images

06m 16s

Printing Images

03m 38s

Creating a Contact Sheet or PDF Presentation

01m 47s

Using Actions

05m 52s