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Week 6: Quick Fixes
(CIB Lesson 05 – Classroom in a Book)

Happy Birthday to Photoshop, born February 19, 1990 (two videos, 5 minutes total)

Where would we be without Photoshop? Among all the productivity applications that developed alongside the personal computer over the past quarter century, Adobe’s Photoshop has been the most influential and transformative for the rest of the world. It’s the greatest image manipulation program that’s ever been built, and like Google with search, its name has come to be used as a substitute for the actions it performs. Photoshop touch-ups are a compulsory part of most magazine and modeling shoots, but the app has grown into a fantastic tool for creating images from scratch as well..

Photoshop CC: Classroom in a Book: Lesson 05: Quick Fixes (45 min)

Tom walking you through Lesson 5. NOTE: There are 7 (yes SEVEN) files to turn in, all as PSD files! Also note in the video I refer to the Mini Bridge, which went away with the latest version of Photoshop. No worries, we use the real Adobe Bridge anyway.

This lesson should provide you with a well-rounded understanding of how you can perform many routine corrections to digital photographs. You should develop confidence that you can improve images without always have to follow complicated procedures, and you should be familiar with tools that help you make quick fixes.

This lesson builds on the techniques that were covered in Lesson 2, but also requires an understanding of selections and layers, which were covered in Lessons 3 and 4.


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