The Photoshop team is always working on major new features that extend our imaging capabilities. Along with these new features, we get smaller enhancements (called JDIs at Adobe). In this video, Matthew Pizzi from Train Simple explains some of the smaller updates in the latest version of Photoshop CC.
Photoshop CC JDIs
For a list of the latest Photoshop JDIs, see John Nack’s blog.
Linked Smart Objects are a game changer as Infinite Skills instructor Andy Anderson explains in this video. Follow along, if you like, using the provided sample files.
How to link Smart Objects in Photoshop
Change the apparent viewpoint of where you took an image with the new Perspective Warp feature. Watch this video by Infinite Skills instructor Andy Anderson and follow along using the sample file.
How to adjust perspective in a photo
Take a look at the new Creative Cloud learning resource. Here you can view hundreds of video tutorials presented by expert trainers from Adobe, Infinite Skills, Lynda.com, Kelby Training, Train Simple, and Peachpit.
Creative Cloud Learn is for users of all skill levels. When you need to get started with a new application, discover new features, or master the fundamentals of a Creative Cloud application, you’ll find hours of tutorials to help you improve your skills.
Learn how to get the most out of your images using this sharpening workflow.
How to sharpen photos in Photoshop
Watch the videos and follow along with the sample files as George Jardine guides you through the sharpening controls in Photoshop and Camera Raw. (The capture sharpening video applies to Lightroom also.)
With the new Camera Raw Filter in Photoshop, you can easily use all Camera Raw controls with non-raw photos, including JPEG, TIF and PSD files.
For you Level Up for Photoshop fans, we have new missions for you to work your way through a poster design.
If you haven’t tried Level Up for Photoshop, here is your chance to join the fun. Play right in Photoshop and learn basic Photoshop skills as you earn points and badges.
Learn more at Level Up for Photoshop.
Learn Camera Raw with Howard Pinsky. This new set of video tutorials explain the advantages of shooting raw format in your camera and how to use Photoshop Camera Raw as the starting point for all your photo edits.
How to make non-destructive edits using Camera Raw
Learn more about Photoshop and Camera Raw on Adobe TV – Learn Photoshop CC. See Howard’s blog for more Photoshop tutorials.
If you are new to Lightroom and want a quick start, here is a new set of video tutorials by George Jardine. Included are tutorial files that you can download and use to follow along.
How to manage all your photos with Lightroom
For more Lightroom tutorials on Adobe TV, see Learn Lightroom 5. See George’s blog for Lightroom insights and full training courses.
Robert Rodriquez Jr. is a landscape and nature photographer based in New York’s Hudson Valley. Robert is also a great teacher and shares his passion and expertise in his Beyond the Lens blog.
In this post, How I Make and Sell My Yearly Photo Calendar, Robert shows how he created his 2014 calendar using Lightroom, Photoshop and InDesign.