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Title: North Texas PC User


1
North Texas PC Users Group
  • Photoshop SIG
  • Hillary Morgan Ferrer
  • Day 1 - June 16, 2007

2
Who this is for
  • Those with a full version of Photoshop
  • Those with Photoshop Elements
  • Those who know nothing
  • Those who know a little
  • Some elements for those who know a lot

3
What we will cover
  • The tools of Photoshop and what they do
  • Basic Workflow
  • Basic Editing
  • Basic Retouching
  • Intermediate/Advanced Retouching
  • Working with Color

4
What we will cover (cont.)
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Working with images in bulk
  • Automating tasks
  • Printing
  • Lots more that we cant anticipate yet!

5
What we are talking about today
  • Who I am and why I can talk to you
  • Examples of what you can do in photoshop
  • Overview of photoshop including
  • Tools
  • Palettes
  • Prfinciples of Photoshop

6
What we are talking about today
  • File types
  • Overview of basic workflow
  • Basic things to consider before shooting
  • Jpg vs RAW (reasons for each)
  • Color Temperature

7
Who Am I??!?!
8
What can you do in Photoshop?
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11
What Photoshop is
  • The best way to have control over your images
  • A way to personalize your images
  • A way of creating as opposed to just capturing

12
What Photoshop is not
  • An all fix it tool
  • A way to turn bad photography into good
    photography
  • A substitue for actually knowing what you are
    doing
  • A reason to be lazy

13
Principles of Photoshop
  • LAYERS, LAYERS LAYERS!!!
  • (Which we will talk about next week)
  • There is more than one way to skin a cat
  • There are multiple ways to do almost everything
  • Photoshop is VERY deep
  • If you dont got it, you dont got it

14
The Tools Palette
  • Marquee
  • Makes selections
  • Selects a part of the canvas so that you can
    apply changes to just that part
  • Move Tool
  • If have separate layers, can place them where you
    want them on the canvas
  • Lasso
  • Another way of making selections
  • Regular, polygonal, magnetic

15
The Tools Palette (cont)
  • Magic wand
  • A.K.A. tragic wand
  • Make selections via separating out colors
  • Can choose how specific (wide, narrow gamma)
  • Crop
  • Can specify parameters, dimensions, resolution
  • Slice
  • Dont need to know about this - for creating web
    pages

16
The Toolss Palette (cont)
  • Band Aid - Healing tool
  • Spot healing, healing brush, Patch
  • Patch is one of your most important tools for
    retouching
  • Brush
  • Brush, Pencil, Color Replacement
  • Stamp/Clone
  • Clone stamp, pattern stamp

17
The Tools Palette (cont)
  • History/Art History Brush
  • Eraser
  • NEVER USE!! Always use layer masks
  • Paint Bucket/Gradiant
  • Fills in space with either a solid color, or a
    gradiant (gradual gradation from one color to the
    next)
  • Blur
  • Dont really use much
  • (blur, sharpen, smudge)

18
The Tools Palette (cont)
  • Dodge/Burn
  • Path selection tool (dont need to know)
  • Text (horizontal or vertical)
  • Pen
  • Very very specific selections (probably wont
    use)
  • Shape
  • Most useful is the custom shape function

19
The Tools Palette (cont)
  • Note pad
  • Only need if someone else will be working with
    the file
  • Eye dropper
  • Figure out a specific color (color sampler)
  • MEASURING TOOL!! Your friend!
  • Allows you to level your photo
  • Hand
  • Magnifying lens

20
File Types
  • RAW
  • Only available in some cameras
  • Not a way that a file can be saved
  • JPG
  • Algorithm to condense information
  • TIFF
  • Best way to save layered files
  • PSD
  • Not real practical considering dif. versions
  • DNG
  • MUST save one copy as - for future

21
The RAW vs. JPG debate
22
Why use RAW
  • Wide range of exposure
  • Want to batch process/bulk
  • Changing exposures
  • Want to play with color
  • Saving multiple versions

23
When to use RAW
  • Have unlimited storage
  • Need to work quickly with a large number of
    images
  • You actually understand the RAW dialogue box
  • V.I.S. Very Important Shot

24
Why/when to use JPG
  • Shooting snapshots
  • Have limited storage
  • Exposure is DEAD on accurate
  • Thats all your camera will shoot!

25
Summary of Differences
  • RAW
  • Need to process large groups of pictures
  • Have unlimited storage
  • Need latitude of exposure
  • JPG
  • Have limited storage
  • Just shooting snapshots
  • Exposure is dead on

26
Basic Workflow
  • Save/burn one set of the original files
  • Edit shoot into what you want and what you dont
  • Choose the picture(s) you want to work on
  • Open (duh)
  • Crop (depending on your treatment)

27
Basic Workflow (cont)
  • Create new layer
  • Dust and scratches
  • Basic retouching
  • Blemishes, wrinkles, distracting objects
  • Basic Color
  • Specialty Color
  • Save as Tiff
  • Save as jpg
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