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Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended: Essentials is learning the way it needs to be; informative and engaging, with fast results. This series is ideal for the beginning user to learn the essentials of Photoshop, and to get up to speed on all of the major features of this powerful image editing software.

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 time-tested training methods will have you comfortable using all of the key tools, palettes, and menu bars , as well as, the major features such as layers, selections, image editing, retouching, working with colorand swatches, type design, masks, and blend modes.

Once you are proficient in the foundations of Photoshop, Amadou will move on to more advanced topics and teach you 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 finally outputting for printand theweb.

This training includes the program-specific features that are mapped to the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam for the corresponding product.


Chapter 1: THE BIG PICTURE (35 min)
1. Pixels & Resolution
2. Color
3. Exploring the Interface
4. Choosing File Formats
5. Viewing & Navigating Images

Chapter 2: SETTING UP LIKE A PRO (22 min)
1. Setting User Preferences
2. Choosing Color Settings
3. Customizing the Workspace
4. Essential Keyboard Shortcuts
5. Using Rulers & Guides

Chapter 3: GLOBAL EDITING (31 min)
1. Understanding the Histogram & Levels
2. Learning the Curves Tool
3. Exploring Hue & Saturation
4. Cropping & Straightening
5. Adjusting Color Balance
6. Creating a Black & White Image

Chapter 4: MAKING SELECTIONS (21 min)
1. Manual Selection Tools
2. Using the Quick Selection Tool
3. Creating Color-Based Selections & Saving Selections

1. Using Adjustment Layers
2. Understanding Layer Masks
3. Creating Gradient Masks
4. Applying Layer Blend Modes
5. Snapshots & the History Brush

Chapter 6: THE FIXER-UPPER (26 min)
1. The Retouching Tools, including Content-Aware Fill
2. Removing Noise from an Image
3. Cloning with Perspective with the Vanishing Point Filter
4. Adjusting Perspective with the Lens Correction Filter
5. Content-Aware Scaling

Chapter 7: TYPE DESIGN (35 min)
1. Working with Type
2. Paragraph & Character Formatting Options
3. Typing on a Path
4. Applying Layer Styles to Type

Chapter 8: VECTORS, SHAPES & PATHS (22 min)
1. Vectors & the Shape Tools
2. Creating Paths
3. Saving & Loading Paths as Selections
4. Subtracting, Adding Intersecting, & Excluding

Chapter 9: SMART OBJECTS (16 min)
1. Vector Graphics as Smart Objects
2. Creating & Replacing Smart Objects
3. Creating Multiple Instances of a Smart Object
4. Smart Objects Deserve Smart Filters

Chapter 10: ADOBE BRIDGE (24 min)
1. Exploring the Workspace
2. Searching & Organizing Files
3. Leveraging Metadata
4. Outputting
5. Using Mini Bridge

Chapter 11: PHOTOSHOP CAMERA RAW (37 min)
1. Using the Basic Panel
2. Applying Selective Edits
3. Converting to Black & White
4. Repairing an Image

Chapter 12: IMAGE LAYERS & ALPHA CHANNELS (18 min)
1. Manipulating Image Layers
2. Mastering the Layers Panel
3. Creating Layer Groups & Comps

Chapter 13: COMPOSITING IMAGES (18 min)
1. Combining Images & Merging the Best Elements
2. Creating Panoramas
3. Auto-Aligning Layers
4. Refine Edges

Chapter 14: WORKING WITH BRUSHES (27 min)
1. Exploring the Brush Panel
2. Creating a Custom Brush
3. Changing Brush Dynamics
4. Painting with the Mixer Brush

Chapter 15: PRINT & WEB OUTPUT (18 min)
1. Sharpening Images with Smart Sharpen
2. Setting Up the Print Dialog Box
3. Saving for the Web

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  • Minimum Memory Required: 512MB of system memory
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  • Processor (CPU): 2.0 GHz processor or highe
  • Display (Screen Resolution): 1024x768 screen resolution
  • Other System Requirements: Support for DirectX 9 graphics and 64MB of graphics memory
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