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Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Fundamentals

Video Introducing this tutorial


1. Opening an Image
Opening from the Windows desktop on Windows 8 (CC 2014)
Opening from the Windows desktop on Windows 7 or earlier (CC)
Opening from the Macintosh Finder
Opening from Photoshop or Bridge
Opening an image from Mini Bridge (CC)
Opening through Camera Raw
Closing one image and closing all
Welcome to One-on-One

2. Getting Around
The dark vs. the light interface
Navigating tabs and windows
Panels and workspaces
Zooming incrementally
Zooming continuously
Entering a custom zoom value
Scrolling and panning images
Rotating and resetting the view
Cycling between screen modes
Using the Navigator panel
Using Retina and HiDPI displays
Adjusting a few screen preferences
Navigating your image

3. Image Size and Resolution
Image size and resolution
The Image Size command
Common resolution standards
Upsampling vs. real pixels
Changing the print size
Downsampling for print
Downsampling for email
The interpolation settings
Downsampling advice
Upsampling advice
Digital imaging fundamentals

4. Using Layers
Introducing the Layers panel
Adding, scaling, and aligning layers
Dragging and dropping layers
Stack, reveal, and rename
Opacity, history, and blend mode
Duplicating a selected portion of a layer
Applying a clipping mask
Blending inside a clipping mask
Finishing off your artwork
Creating a new layer and background
Layering tips and tricks
The layered composition

5. Saving Your Progress
Four things to know about saving
Saving layers to PSD
Saving print images to TIFF
Saving an interactive image to PNG
Saving a flat photo to JPEG
The art of the save

6. Crop and Straighten
The new and improved Crop tool
Editing your last crop
Cropping to a specific ratio or size
Straightening a crooked image
Filling in missing details
Using the Perspective Crop tool
Honing in on your image

7. Adjusting Luminance
First, there is brightness
How luminance works
The three Auto commands
Automatic brightness and contrast
The Brightness/Contrast command
The dynamic adjustment layer
Editing adjustment layers
Isolating an adjustment with a layer mask
Introducing the histogram
Measuring an adjustment
Using the Shadows/Highlights command

8. Adjusting Colors
And second, there is color
Identifying a color cast
Correcting a color cast automatically
Changing the color balance
Compensating with Photo Filter
Adjusting color intensity with Vibrance
Correcting color casts in Camera Raw
The Hue/Saturation command
Summoning colors where none exist
Making more color with Vibrance
Making a quick-and-dirty sepia tone

9. Select and Edit
The geometric Marquee tools
Aligning one image element to another
The freeform Lasso tools
The Polygonal Lasso tool and Quick Mask
Cropping one selection inside another
Creating rays of light
Quick Selection and Similar
Making it better with Refine Edge
Integrating image elements
Magic Wand and Grow
Refine, integrate, and complete
Making selective modifications

10. Retouch and Heal
Content-Aware Fill
Using the Spot Healing Brush
The more capable "standard" Healing Brush
Meet the Clone Source panel
Caps Lock and Fade
The Dodge and Burn tools
Adjusting color with the Brush tool
Smoothing skin textures
Brightening teeth
Intensifying eyes
Your best face forward

Conclusion
Until next time