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Photoshop for Video Editors: Core Skills

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Learn how to use Photoshop to perform video editing tasks, such as lens correction, color grading, and more.


  • What you can learn in this course
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • Exercise files
1. Pixels Demystified
  • Understanding resolution
  • Understanding pixel aspect ratio
  • Understanding image mode
  • Understanding bit depth
2. Preparing a Photo
  • Creating a new Photoshop file to match your sequence settings
  • The Power Place technique
  • Adjusting a raw file
  • Fixing exposure
  • Fixing contrast
  • Using Content-Aware Scale
  • Sending an image to the nonlinear editor (NLE)
3. Creating a Logo Bug
  • Setting the canvas
  • Placing the vector logo
  • Working with raster logos
  • Enhancing with styles
  • Setting transparency
4. Animating a Logo
  • Preparing a layered file for animation
  • Adjusting blending modes
  • Animating a logo with keyframes in Photoshop
  • Animating a logo with keyframes in an NLE
  • Animating a logo with keyframes in After Effects: Part 1
  • Animating a logo with keyframes in After Effects: Part 2
5. Gradient Wipes
  • Understanding the Gradient Wipe effect
  • Creating custom gradients
6. Correcting Lens Distortion
  • Sending footage to Photoshop
  • Fixing lens correction automatically
  • Fine-tuning lens correction
  • Fixing distortion with the Adaptive Wide Angle repair
  • Rendering the video for the NLE
7. Using Actions for Video Workflows
  • Overview of the Actions panel
  • Using the Video Actions set
8. Advanced Color Grading and Effects
  • Secondary color correction
  • Advanced secondary color correction
  • Black and white conversion
  • Using the Spot Color effect
  • Generating a LUT with Photoshop
  • Using Photoshop Filters on a video clip
9. Enhancing Depth of Field
  • The Lens Blur effect in Photoshop
  • Creating a depth matte with gradients
  • Creating an advanced depth matte for footage
  • The Lens Blur effect in After Effects
10. The Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects Relationship
  • Exploring similarities between interfaces
  • Exploring matched presets
  • Creating a new PSD Link
  • Next steps

Taught by

Richard Harrington


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