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Adobe Photoshop 101

via CreativeLive


Adobe® Photoshop® lets you bring out the best in your photographs – learn how to navigate the powerful software in Adobe Photoshop 101 with Ben Willmore.

Ben will show you how to use the most important features of Adobe Photoshop by working through common, real-world projects and explaining the process. You’ll get to know the Adobe Photoshop interface and learn about the features you’ll use the most. 

Ben will teach you how to:

  • Enhance hair, eyes, and lips in portraits
  • Merge multiple images into a panorama
  • Fix bright reflections on glasses and closed eyes in a group shot
  • Correct photos that are under or overexposed
  • Create a collage of multiple images

You’ll learn how layers, selections, masks, and filters help you make a great image and find out why resolution, file formats, and color profiles matter. Ben will break down commonly-heard technical jargon so you know what others are saying and you’ll learn keyboard commands that will make your work easier.

By the end this class you’ll be confident and comfortable working in Adobe Photoshop and know how to troubleshoot when problems arise. 

This course is part of the Photoshop Tutorials series. 

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2014


  • Adobe Bridge Basics
  • Sorting Images in Adobe Bridge
  • Processing Images in Adobe Camera Raw Part 1
  • Processing Images in Adobe Camera Raw Part 2
  • Image Processing Q&A
  • Contrast and Color
  • Adjustment Brush and Auto Mask
  • Adobe Camera Raw Optimized Images
  • Lens Profile Corrections
  • HDR Pro Part 1
  • HDR Pro Part 2
  • Panoramas Part 1
  • Panoramas Part 2
  • Intro to Photoshop
  • Interface Overview
  • Essential Adobe Photoshop Adjustments
  • Flat vs Layers
  • Simple Composites with Photomerge
  • Stack of Prints Panorama
  • Combining Exposures Composite
  • Layer Mask Composite
  • Selections and Masking Part 1
  • Selections and Masking Part 2
  • Adjustment Layers Part 1
  • Adjustment Layer Part 2
  • Creating a Postcard Layout
  • Hand Drawn Photo Layouts
  • Creating a Layout with Hand Drawn Frames
  • Working with Frames and Textures
  • Customizing Frames and Textures
  • Saving for the Web
  • Correcting for Noise
  • Camera Profiles and Split Toning
  • B&W Toning
  • Post Crop Vignetting
  • Selective Clarity
  • Dust Spot Removal
  • Content Aware Fill Part 1
  • Content Aware Fill Part 2
  • Healing Brushes: Basic, Spot, and Clone
  • Retouching: Removing People
  • Retouching: Building and Clone Source
  • Other Retouching Techniques
  • GIF Animations
  • Creative Masking
  • Displacement Mapping
  • Creative Filters and Smart Objects
  • Finishing Techniques

Taught by

Ben Willmore


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