Description: Go one-on-one with world-renowned Photoshop expert Deke McClelland in this comprehensive course. Part one of a three-part series, this is your chance to learn more about Photoshop than anyone you've ever met, possibly more than you even thought possible. It's everything you need to know, in the order you need to know it, complete with exciting examples and practical advice. Deke shows how to open images, modify image size and resolution, and crop and straighten photographs. You can learn how to adjust brightness and contrast, correct color cast, and retouch portrait photos. Deke shows how to work with layers, leverage the Quick Mask mode, and develop photos in Camera Raw. He also covers text, printing, and the web. Come with questions, leave with answers-and a real sense of accomplishment.
Topics include: Opening an image from the Windows desktop or Macintosh Finder Navigating an image by zooming, panning, and rotating the view Customizing your workspace Changing image size and resolution Cropping and straightening photographs Working with layers Saving your progress Adjusting brightness and contrast Balancing colors and eliminating color cast Making complex, organic selections Working with the Quick Mask mode Retouching faces and portrait photos Cloning and healing Using the intelligent Content-Aware options Developing a digital photograph in Camera Raw Creating and formatting type Printing images with accurate color Creating web graphics