Masking Techniques


  • Work with the New Properties Panel
  • Blend Images with Layer Masks
  • Make an Advanced Selection with Quick Mask
  • Apply Clipping Mask to Fill an Element with a Different Image
  • Using Masks to Create Creative Composites

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Tonal & Color Adjustments


  • Remove Unwanted Color Cast
  • Automatically adjust Tonal & Contrast Values
  • Modify Hue & Saturation Selectively in an Image
  • Repair the Over & Under Exposed Regions
  • Create a High-Contrast Monochrome Image
  • Apply nondestructive edits with Layer Adjustments

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Effect & Enhancements


  • Create Artistic Effects and Textures with Filters
  • Transform an Image Into a Realistic Oil Painting
  • Create Photography Blur Effect with Field Blur
  • Apply a Depth of Field Effect with Iris Blur
  • Simulate a Tilt-Shift Lens Blur Effect

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Retouch with Content-Aware


  • Use Content-Aware Fill to Magically Replace & Blend an Unwanted Element with the Surrounding.
  • Use Content-Aware Scale to Resize an Image while Protecting the Important Elements.
  • Use Content-Aware Patch to Repair an Area of an Image & Blend it with the Surrounding.
  • Use Content-Aware Heal to Remove Defects with Precision & Blend with the Surrounding.
  • Use Content-Aware Move to Reposition an Element&Intelligently Fixing the Missing Gap.
  • Use Content-Aware Extend to Naturally Extend an Element.

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Photoshop CC New Features


  • Learning about the new Camera Shake Reduction command
  • Using the all new Perspective Warp command
  • Creating motion blur using the new Blur Gallery
  • Discovering the other new features in Photoshop CC

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Productivity Tips Using Photoshop


  • Understanding the deciding factors for Photoshop performances
  • Controlling Memory Usage via RAM allocation
  • Managing the virtual memory – Scratch Disks
  • Relieving “hidden” memory usage
  • Tips to improving performances in Photoshop
  • Personalizing Photoshop to your preferences
  • Restoring Photoshop to the “factory standard”

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Advanced Luminance Adjustments


  • Demystifying the Histogram
  • Customizing a Level adjustment
  • Retouching an image’s luminance
  • Understanding and previewing clipping
  • Using the NEW automatic adjustments
  • Select with the NEW skin-tones & faces detection
  • Controlling clippings for the best tonal quality

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Scripts and batch processes


  • Making use of scripted fills
  • Compiling a contact sheet
  • Merging panoramic images
  • Recording and executing actions for repetitive tasks
  • Saving and loading custom colours
  • Painting with Paintbrush

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Masking


  • Selections in depth
  • Saving/loading selections
  • Combining selections, converting selections into a layer mask
  • Introduction to basic Layer Masks
  • Using an Adjustment Layer to effect only a portion of the image with a Layer Mask
  • What is a Smart Object?

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Image Manipulation


  • Introduction to Filters
  • Using Smart Filters
  • Sharpening an image
  • Introduction to Filters

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RETOUCHIG


 

  • Effective Retouching
  • Three Degrees of Retouching ¬
  • Working Smart
  • Menus, Keys and Shortcuts
  • Tips for Self Study & Color Star
  • Input Essentials
  • Assessing Images for Retouching
  • File Formats
  • The Photo Downloader
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Customizing the Bridge Workspace
  • Previewing Images in Bridge
  • The Import Workflow
  • Setting up the Raw Converter
  • The Adobe Camera Raw Interface
  • New in Camera Raw 6
  • The Camera Raw Processing Workflow
  • Processing Several Files at Once
  • Flexible Synchronizing
  • Planning the Retouching
  • Keeping it Editable
  • The Layer Stack
  • Layer Essentials
  • Thinking Smart
  • The Local Tools for Retouching
  • Brushes for the Retouching Tools
  • Brush Work
  • Simple Selections Using Tools
  • The Lasso Tools
  • Smooth Selections without Tools
  • Load a Luminance Mask
  • Modifying Selections in Quickmask
  • Selection Tweaks Using Refine Edge
  • Refine Edge for Hair Cutouts
  • The Essence of a Mask
  • Two Ways of Making and Using Selections
  • Using the Masks Panel
  • Pen Tool Paths
  • The Photoshop CS5 Interface
  • Customizing the User Interface
  • Screen Modes
  • Navigation
  • Propelling the Workflow With Actions
  • Info on other Gry Garness Training Products
  • COLOR ENHANCEMENT
  • Simple Color Management
  • Color is the Essence
  • Using Adjustment Layers
  • The Colors of Skin
  • Manipulating Skin Colors in RGB
  • Working with the Adjustments Panel
  • Balanced Levels
  • Beautiful Curves
  • Basic Use of Curves
  • Curves Shapes and their Outcomes
  • Advanced Use of Curves
  • Selective Use of Curves
  • Another Selective Adjustment
  • Use Gradient with Masks
  • Gradient Use with Other Masking
  • Targeting a Color Range
  • Soft Light Blending for Contrast
  • Soft Light with Monochrome
  • Shading with a Soft Light Layer
  • Solutions for Hot Faces
  • Driving a Color Towards Another
  • Replacement of Color
  • Reduce Contrast with Gradient Map
  • Contrast and Split Toning
  • Skin Detail With Apply Image
  • Black & White Appearance in RGB
  • The Black & White Command
  • Simulating a Lith Effect
  • Sepia Toning
  • SKIN RETOUCHING
  • Retaining the Real Beauty
  • Cloning and Healing Blemishes
  • Cloning Options
  • Cloning Brush Size
  • Cloning Technique
  • Dodging and Burning Concepts
  • Dodging and Burning Methods
  • Tricky Little Skin Problems
  • Reducing Blemishes with Patch Tool
  • Reduction of Pores
  • Quick Way of Reducing Pores
  • Reducing Shadows & Bags under Eyes
  • Dealing with Unwanted Shine
  • Reducing Pink Red Blotches in Large Areas
  • Color Adjustment for Smoother Skin
  • Seamless Skin Patterns
  • Skin Sculpting
  • Faking a Golden Tan
  • Reducing Arm and Leg Hairs
  • 10 Tips for Skin Retouching
  • Simple Skin Smoothing
  • Negative Clarity for Skin Diffusion
  • Light Reflecting Digital Powder
  • Digital Airbrushing
  • Bringing out Skin Highlights
  • THE FEATURES
  • Balancing Symmetry
  • Reshaping Features
  • Shortcuts to Speed up the Workflow
  • Organizing the Eyes Retouching
  • Enlarging Eyes
  • Brightening Eyes
  • Removing Red-eye
  • Focusing an Eye
  • Shaping Eyebrows
  • Maximizing Lashes
  • Painting in Lashes
  • New Lashes With Stroked Paths
  • Making Several Lashes from One
  • Working with Clients
  • Transforming a Smile
  • Refining and Defining Lips
  • Improving Lip Makeup
  • Refining Hands
  • Refining Ears
  • HAIR, FIGURE, & FASHION
  • Cleaning and Improving a Cut
  • Grafting – The Art of Borrowing
  • Fixing Strays and Crosshairs
  • Removing Stray Flyaway Hairs
  • Dramatic Change of Hair Color
  • Bring out the Shine in Darker Hair
  • Lightning Roots and Creating Highlights
  • Cutouts and Compositing
  • Channel Cutouts
  • Hair Cutout Using Adjustment Layers
  • Changing Rooms – a Complex Comp
  • Changing the Color of Clothes
  • Shaping the Iconic Figure
  • Transforming an Arm
  • Remodeling the Figure
  • Reducing Moire Patterns
  • Removing Crumples in Clothes
  • Creating Movement in Clothes
  • THE FULL PICTURE & FINISHING
  • Retouching Backgrounds and Locations
  • Content-Aware Scale
  • Limitations of Content-Aware Scaling
  • Straightening Background Verticals
  • Tips for Retouching Children
  • Tips for Retouching Men
  • Sourcing Images
  • Case Study: High Fidelity Retouching
  • Case Study: Retouching a Female Portrait
  • Case Study: Retouching Mature Portrait
  • Case Study: A Free Interpretation
  • Case Study: A Quick and Dirty Workflow
  • Resizing Images
  • Using the Crop Tool To Resize a Group of Images
  • General Sharpening
  • Hands on Unsharp Mask
  • Double Pass Stealth Sharpening
  • Options for Limited Sharpening
  • Smart Sharpening the Midtones
  • Skin Sharpening in RGB
  • Make Some Noise
  • Minimum Dot for Printing
  • Printing with Inkjets in CS5
  • Delivering Files to Clients
  • Taking It Further
  • ESSENTIAL SKILLS
  • Assessing Input Quality
  • Setting up the Preferences
  • Customizing the UI
  • Raw Processing Essentials
  • Raw Processing in CS5
  • The Layers Workflow
  • Brushwork & Presets
  • Selections Using Tools
  • Selections Without Tools
  • Pen Tools Paths
  • Masking Concepts
  • Refine Edge for Cutouts
  • Refine Selections in Quickmask
  • COLOR RETOUCHING
  • Managing Color
  • The Colors of Skin
  • New & Legacy Color
  • Selective Color Adjustments
  • Gradient on Masks
  • Contrast with Gradient Map
  • 3 YOU TUBE SAMPLES
  • Pop the Highlights
  • Brush Work
  • Remodelling the Figure
  • RESOURCES
  • CS5 Tool Presets
  • CS4 Tool Presets
  • Set of Training Images
  • SKIN RETOUCHING
  • Cloning & Healing
  • Dodge & Burn Concepts
  • Minimizing Pores
  • Minimizing Lines & Wrinkles
  • Retouching Under-eye Bags
  • Arm Hairs Quick Conceal
  • Face Shading
  • Simple Skin Smoothing
  • Light-reflecting Digital Powder
  • Pop the Highlights
  • FACIAL FEATURES
  • Reshaping Features
  • Eye Retouching
  • Refining Eyebrows
  • Maximizing Lashes
  • Retouching the Lips
  • HAIR
  • Cleaning up the Hair
  • Making Hair Shine
  • Grafting
  • Hair Cutout Using Layers
  • Changing the Hair Color
  • FIGURE & FASHION
  • Remodeling the Figure
  • Changing Color of Clothing
  • Reducing Moiré
  • Eliminating Crumples
  • THE FULL PICTURE
  • Backgrounds Work
  • Content Aware Scaling
  • Straightening Background
  • Verticals
  • Resizing Images
  • General Sharpening
  • Sharpening Thresholds
  • Making Noise
  • Setting a Minimum Dot
  • Delivering Files to Client