Adobe Photoshop CS6 Introduction

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Table of Contents

Getting To Know Adobe Photoshop

Starting Photoshop

Dark Versus Light Interface

The Photoshop CS6 Workspace

Understanding Panels

Working With The Panel Dock

Working With Panels & Panel Groups

Panel Techniques

Understanding The Tools Panel

Working With The Tools Panel

Understanding Mini Bridge

Working With The Options Bar

Opening An Existing Document

Creating A New Image

Brush Tool Essentials

Selecting Colours Using The Swatches Panel

Selecting Colours From An Open Image

Undoing Actions

Navigating Images

Understanding The Document Window

Navigating With The Zoom Tool

Navigating With The Hand Tool

Navigating With The Navigator Panel

Navigating With Keyboard Shortcuts

Changing Screen Modes

Working With Multiple Images

Digital Image Basics

Understanding File Formats

Understanding File Size

Understanding Colour Mode

Understanding Resizing & Resampling

Resizing An Image For Printing

Resampling An Image

Understanding The Crop Tool Options Bar

Cropping Images

Cropping Images To A Preset Size

The Delete Cropped Pixels Option

Using The Crop Tool To Add A Border

Making Selections

Using The Marquee Tools

Working With Selections

Using The Quick Selection Tool

Using The Magic Wand Tool

Using The Lasso And Polygonal Lasso Tools

Understanding The Refine Edge Dialog Box

Refining A Selection

Working With Layers

Understanding The Layers Panel

Creating Layers

Adding Images To Layers

Working With Layers

Working With The Background Layer

Changing The Layer Stacking Order

Changing Layer Opacity

Transforming Layers

Transforming Images

Flipping And Rotating Images

Straightening Images

Straightening Scanned Images

Correcting Perspective Problems

Fixing Perspective Problems With Puppet Warp

Scaling, Skewing And Rotating Images

Warping Images

Creating A Panorama

Tonal & Colour Corrections

Understanding Adjustment Layers

Using Adjustment Presets

Understanding Tonality & Histograms

Using Levels To Improve Contrast

Using Curves To Improve Contrast

Opening Up Shadows

Repairing Photos That Needed Fill Flash

Using Auto Colour

Adjusting Colour Temperature

Desaturating Colours Selectively

Changing Hues Selectively

Converting Colour Images To Greyscale

Brightening Washed Out Colours

Adjustment Layers In A Multi- Layered Image

Retouching And Repairing Images

Removing Blemishes

Reducing Wrinkles

Whitening Teeth

Removing Red Eye

Removing Unwanted Objects & Wires

Using The Clone Stamp Tool

Masks Filters And Blending Modes

Understanding Layer Masks

Understanding Filters

Understanding Blending Modes

Applying A Vignette

Applying A Soft Focus Effect

Applying A Blurred Lighting Vignette

pplying A Focus Vignette Effect

Blending Images

Sharpening Images With The Unsharp Mask

Adding Grain With The Add Noise Filter

Applying A Creative Filter

Smoothing Skin

Dodging And Burning With Overlay Mode

Layer Effects

Applying A Drop Shadow

Applying A Glow

Adding Borders

Copying Effects To Other Layers

Saving Layer Effects As A Style

Working With Text

Adding Point Type

Changing Text Size

Changing Text Colour

Changing The Font Family

Editing Text

Adding Paragraph Type

Warping Text

Drawing Paths For Text

Creating Text On A Path

Filling Text With An Image

Printing Sharing & Saving Images

Printing Single Images

Using The Print Dialog Box

Creating A PDF Presentation

Creating A Web Photo Gallery

Saving Layered Files

Saving Images In A New Format

Understanding The Save For Web Dialog Box

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