3, 2, 1, PHOTOSHOP!
This is an ongoing series of quick tips covering a range of Photoshop shortcuts and tips. You can subscribe to this playlist on YouTube as well.
ADDITIONAL PHOTOSHOP VIDEOS
BRUSHES AND PAINTING
CROPPING AND TRANSFORMING
ADOBE CAMERA RAW AND DNG
Adobe Camera Raw 8.2 in Photoshop CC (10-2013) Discover refinements made to the Crop tool, workflow settings, and batch saving capabilities, improvements made to the Spot Removal Tool, Noise Reduction, Local Adjustment Brush, and Histogram.
Camera Raw Enhancements in Photoshop CS6 (04-2012) Learn the best way to recover detail in shadow and highlight areas, make sophisticated tone curve adjustments on a per channel basis, apply chromatic aberration on the fly, and selectively paint color, tonal and noise reduction adjustments.
Enhancing the Light (10-2010) Discover how to make make subtle changes to increase the photograph’s emotional impact. Note: this video was recorded in Lightroom, however the same techniques are available in Adobe Camera Raw.
The Advantages of the DNG File Format (07-2010)
LAYERS, MASKING AND COMPOSITING
The Creative Composite “Cyclical” (02-2013) Learn about layers, masking, blend modes, and transparency techniques.
The Creative Composite: “Hindsight” (10-2010) Learn about layers, masking, blend modes, and transparency techniques.
Using Leading Lines in Photography (02-2011)
Creating Diptychs & Triptychs (Part 1) (10-2010)
Creating Diptychs & Triptychs (Part 2) (10-2010)
The Creative Composite “Isostacy” (10-2010) Learn about layers, masking, blend modes, and transparency techniques.
The Creative Composite “Twilight” (04-2008) Learn about layers, masking, blend modes, and transparency techniques.
The Creative Composite “Drifting” (08-2008) Learn about layers, masking, blend modes, and transparency techniques.
New Smart Object Features in Photoshop CC (06-2014) Topics covered include embedding, linking, and packaging Smart Objects.
Linked Smart Objects in Photoshop CC (01-2014) Topics covered include how to update modified content, resolve missing files and filter based on smart object attributes.
The Power Of Smart Objects in Photoshop (04-2008)
SAVE AND EXPORT
New Typographic Features in Photoshop CC (11-2015) Discover improvements made to the Type tool including viewing recent fonts, filtering by classification, selecting favorite fonts, viewing similar and more.
New Typographic Features in Photoshop CC (06-2014) Learn about Font Search, Instant Font previews and seamless integration with Typekit.
MORE PHOTOSHOP TECHNIQUES
HDR and Tone Mapping Photoshop CS5 (05-2010)
AUTOMATION (ACTIONS, DROPLETS, SCRIPTS, PRESETS ETC.)
Customizing the Photoshop Interface (10-2008)
Working with Variables (08-2011)
MOVING IMAGES – VIDEO, ANIMATION AND TIME LAPSE
Working with Video in Photoshop CS6 (04-2012)
Using the Lens Blur Filter on an Image Sequence in Photoshop CS6 (08-2012) Discover how actions and batch processing can create a series of images that appear as if they were captured with a tilt-shift lens.
Hidden Gems in Photoshop CC (01-2014) Topics covered include scripted patterns to place patterns along a path, rendering unique trees for concept, architectural and fine art images and scripted border designs.Plus, unlock the background into a layer with a single click, choose recent colors from the swatches panel and add and change color readouts for multiple color samplers at once.
Adobe Photoshop CC: Favorite Features for Photographers (07-2013) Topics covered include the new Upright perspective correction, Radial Filter, and Spot Removal features in Adobe Camera Raw 8, Image Upsampling and Smart Sharpening, Live Shapes for Rounded Rectangles, and Camera Shake Reduction.
Julieanne’s Top 5 Features for Photographers in Photoshop 13.1 Exclusively for Creative Cloud Members (12-2012) Topics covered include refinements to the Crop Tool, nondestructive editing with Blur Gallery and Liquify, increased efficiency with Conditional Actions, practical default Type Styles and support for Retina displays on Macintosh.
WORKING WITH BRIDGE AND LIGHTROOM
Should I Use Lightroom or Bridge? (11-2013)
Opening Files from Lightroom into Photoshop – FAQ (10-2011) (Including the three most frequently asked questions around opening and round-tripping files from Lightroom to Photoshop.)
I’ve created a number of end-of-year slideshows as a simple way to reflect on the images that I made during the year. I find this yearly exercise yields interesting insights about where I am in my life and allows me to reflect upon the places that I’ve gone and the experiences that I’ve had. I would strongly encourage you to create a collection of your own images for the year to see the path that you followed.
Working with Camera Profiles (07-2009) Learn how the new DNG camera profiles in Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Lightroom 2 can easily adjust the look and feel of your images. In this tutorial, Julieanne Kost walks you through the entire process. 2009-07-15
What’s New in Adobe Photoshop CS6 (04-2012) (long version – 61 minutes) Discover the new features of Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended, including the new improved processing and enhanced controls in Adobe Camera Raw 7, the new photographic blur effects, Adaptive Wide Angle, type styles, re-engineered Shape layers, and the all-new Crop tool.
Julieanne’s Top 6 Photoshop CS6 Features (04-2012) (short version – 11 minutes) Take a quick look at Julieanne’s favorite 6 features in Photoshop CS6 including improved processing in Adobe Camera Raw, the intuitive new Blur Gallery, time-saving type styles, re-engineered Shape layers, powerful video editing tools, and the redesigned Crop tool, and auto-select interpolation.
Creating A Triptych In Photoshop (10-2009) Learn how to open 3 images at once in Photoshop and then easily arrange them into a Triptych. Note: The reason that I moved this to the Archive section is that I find this much easier to do today using Lightroom.
If you prefer to view the videos by date created, click the link to my website (www.jkost.com) on the right, under Additional Information.
Although some of these videos were recorded with previous versions of Photoshop, the information/concepts are still relevant.