Lightroom CC – Book Module Basics

Learn the basics of book creation in the first of a three-part series on the Book module in Lightroom.

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Quick Tip – Emailing Photos from Lightroom

In this quick tip, you’ll learn how to use Lightroom to send images as attachments in emails.

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Quick Tip – Create a Custom Watermark in Lightroom

In this quick tip, you’ll learn how to create and apply custom watermarks to images.

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Lightroom CC – Exporting Images

Learn how to quickly export large volumes of images in Lightroom.

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Quick Tip – Opening Multiple Photographs into a Single Photoshop File

In this quick tip, you’ll discover how to select multiple images within Lightroom and open them into a single Photoshop file.

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Lightroom CC – Moving Between Lightroom and Photoshop

In this video you’ll discover how to seamlessly move photographs between Lightroom and Photoshop with the exact control that you need.
KW – Lightroom CC, Edit In, Presets, Photoshop

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Photoshop CC 2015 Essential Training on Lynda.com!

My Photoshop CC 2015 Essential Training course on Lynda.com has been completely updated and re-recorded with new projects and images to help you quickly get the professional results you’re looking for with Photoshop!
Whether you’re an experienced creative professional or someone who recently purchased a camera, learning how to use Photoshop efficiently and effectively is the best investment you can make to get the most out of your images.Click here to check it out.


Julieanne Kost filters out the noise and complexity often associated with Photoshop, so you’ll feel empowered to get the image results you want. She concentrates on enhancing and compositing photos, as well as automating parts of the process for the most efficient workflow possible. She’ll cover cropping, retouching, and combining multiple images, and working with non-image-based assets such as type, shapes, and even video. Along the way, you’ll learn the secrets of nondestructive editing with Camera Raw, layers, masks, blending modes, Smart Objects, filters, and more. Start watching to quickly get the professional results you’re looking for with Photoshop.

Topics Include:
Customizing Photoshop’s interface
Resizing and resampling images
Comparing raw and JPEG files
An overview of Camera Raw
Cropping and straightening
Working with layers
Transforming, distorting, and warping
Taking advantage of Smart Objects
Working with layer masks and blend modes
Making selections
Adding adjustment layers
Retouching portraits, including skin, teeth, hair, and eyes
Combining multiple images
Working with filters
Creating character, paragraph, and type along a path
Shape layers and layer effects
Painting in Photoshop
Creating time-lapse videos and animated GIFs
Working with video
Sharing images

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Adobe North American Shutdown: June 29th – July 4th

Hi everyone! All Adobe North America offices will close for our annual summer break from Monday, June 29th through Friday July 4th, reopening on Monday, July 6th. I will be “off the grid” for the week, recharging my batteries. If you’re in the USA, have a happy (and safe) 4th of July!

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The Painter Tool in Lightroom

In this Quick Tip, Julieanne will show you a few of her favorite uses for the little-known Painter tool in Lightroom.

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Cyclical – The Creative Process

In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne reveals her Lightroom to Photoshop workflow used to create the still life “Cyclical”.

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Artboards in Photoshop CC 2015

Even though I didn’t include Artboards as one of my top 5 new features in Photoshop CC 2015, they’re very useful – not only for website and mobile device designs – but also for photographers. Why? Because Artboards enable you to create multiple iterations of a design in a single document. This means that you can easily create multiple versions of a single layout within a single document, or multiple different layouts within a single document.


To create a new Artboard:

• Select File > New and then select Artboard from the Document Type menu. Select from any of the presets, or create your own by filling in the width, height and resolution that you need.

• To create an Artboard from an open document, select the layers that you want to include in the Artboard and, from the Layers panel fly-out menu, choose Artboard From Layers. Each artboard has its own special Artboard layer group in the Layers panel.

To create additional Artboards within a document:

• Select the Artboard tool and drag out another Artboard (the Artboard tool is nested with the Move tool).

• To add an Artboard of a specific size, with the Artboard tool selected, click the Add New Artboard icon in the Options bar, choose the desired size from the list of presets, and click in the document preview area. Note: If you click on another Artboard, Photoshop will toggle to the Move tool.

• On the Layers panel, use the fly-out menu to choose Layer > New > Artboard, name it, and enter the desired size.

To duplicate an Artboard:

• With the Artboard Layer Group selected in the Layers panel, choose Layer > Duplicate Artboard.

• Option + (Mac) | Alt  + (Win) -drag the Artboard Layer Group to the New Layer icon on the Layers panel.

• Option + (Mac) | Alt  + (Win) -drag the name of the artboard to duplicate (in the document preview area or the Layers panel).

To change the size of an Artboard:

• With an Artboard tool selected, drag the handles surrounding the Artboard.

• With an Artboard tool selected, use the properties in the Options bar to change width, height and orientation.

• With an Artboard selected, use the properties panel to change the size. (Artboards can be different sizes within a single document.)

Other interesting Artboard facts and shortcuts:

• When you drag an element into an Artboard, it will be clipped by the Artboard boundary.

• To change the name of an Artboard, rename the Artboard Layer Group in the Layers panel.

• Option + (Mac) | Alt  + (Win) -drag to copy elements from one Artboard to another.

• Option + (Mac) | Alt  + (Win) -click the name of the Artboard Layer Group in the Layers panel to “Fit Artboard On Screen”.

• Command  (Mac) | Control  (Win) -click on an Artboard in the Layers panel to Collapse/Expand all Artboards.

• Rulers will adapt for Artboards (however, guides are currently document specific, not Artboard specific).

To Export an Artboard:

• Choose File > Export > Export As… to export each Artboard as an individual, flattened file.

• From the Layers panel, select the desired layers and choose Quick Export as… or Export As to export each Artboard as an individual, flattened file.

• Choose File > Export > Artboards to PDF.

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Creativity and Magic: Photoshop remixed by melodysheep

This is definitely the closest that I will ever get to being a musician. Photoshop is dropping the beat, with help from Melodysheep. What just happened! : )

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Lightroom CC –  Viewing Images on a Map

In this video, you’ll discover how to use the Map module in Lightroom to view images based on location information.

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Image Processor Pro for Photoshop CC 2015

Image Processor Pro has been updated (v3.2.2) for CC 2015 and can be downloaded from here:
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Save for Web in Photoshop CC 2015

If you have questions/comments/concerns about Save for Web in Photoshop CC 2015, check out this link where Jeff Tranberry answers the most frequently asked questions.

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