Synopses & Reviews
This Learn by Video title is specifically geared toward photographers who use or want to use Photoshop to make the most of their images. It combines over 10 hours of exceptional video training with a 120-page full-color guide to teach you what every photographer needs to know about Adobe Photoshop CS5.
After helping you master the program’s interface, expert trainers and authors Mikkel Aaland and Tim Grey tap into their years of photography experience to teach you core functions and new features in Photoshop CS5 including file management, image retouching, noise reduction, and making lens corrections.
Other topics include:
• Using Adobe Camera Raw
• Managing images in Bridge
• Masking layers
• Creating HDR (high dynamic range) images
• Making complex selections
• Color correction
And in the live action “Shop Talk” portion of the course, Mikkel and Tim meet in a North Beach photo studio to compare thoughts on everything from CMYK and the Pen tool to Content Aware Fill.
The lessons are wrapped in a feature-rich interface that lets you jump to any topic and bookmark individual sections for later review. Full-Screen mode provides a hi-def, immersive experience, and Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window so you can play the videos alongside your application.
As with all titles in the Learn by Video series, the project files used in the lessons are included with the course, and interactive review questions help reinforce what you’ve learned. Selected videos are also provided ready to be downloaded for viewing on your iPhone, iPod, or other compatible mobile device.
This innovative product from Adobe Press combines interactive video and a full-color printed reference to teach the fundamentals of Photoshop for Photographers, plus the latest features in CS5, as well as Camera RAW, image management in Bridge, masking, creating HDR images, making complex selections and color corrections, image retouching, and more.
Experienced instructors present 12 hours of high quality HD video, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in Illustrator. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they've learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.
The DVD-ROM is bundled with a printed book that provides supplemental material to enhance the video training. Selected videos can be downloaded for viewing on iPhones, iPods, and other compatible mobile devices.
About the Author
is an award-winning photographer, a popular workshop leader, and the author of ten books. He’s lectured on digital photography at Stanford University, Drexel University, and the University of California at Berkeley, as well as at conferences around the country. Mikkel’s documentary photographs have been exhibited in major institutions around the world, including the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris and the former Lenin Museum in Prague.
Tim Grey is regarded as one of the top educators in digital photography and imaging, offering clear guidance on complex subjects through his writing and speaking. He has written more than a dozen books on digital imaging for photographers, and is the author of the popular Ask Tim Grey newsletter. Tim teaches through workshops, seminars, and appearances at major events worldwide.
The team at video2brain created and produced this high-quality course. Every year, hundreds of thousands of customers around the world take advantage of the exceptional video training offered by video2brain, an Adobe Certified Training Provider.