Course For Photoshop CS5 104 – Mastering Adobe Camera Raw 6

OS X 10.6.6
Take your raw photo editing skills to the next level: master Adobe Camera Raw 6 -and the best features of Bridge C5- from a seasoned photographer! In this concise tutorial, veteran photographer and author Dan Moughamian shows you everything you need to know to confidently use ACR 6 and Bridge CS5 to precisely adjust your RAW photos and manage your photo library. First, delve into the fundamentals of raw photo editing with ACR 6. Start by cropping and straightening your images, quickly remove dust and lens spots, and create localized edits with the powerful Adjustment Brush. You’ll also explore advanced raw editing techniques with the Tone Curve, Details panel and HSL, as well as split-toning, lens correction, synchronized edits, and more. Moughamian shows you the finer points of raw adjustments, like professional tricks for sharpening images more efficiently, adding a subtle film grain effect, or finding the sweet spot when adjusting global contrast. When it’s time to organize your photos, Moughamian shows you pro techniques for optimizing the Bridge CS5 workspace and using its most powerful features, so that you can quickly categorize and find the files you need. Learn to show only the images you need with the Filter panel, compare similar image details with the Loupe tool, and other pro tips that will keep you ahead of the curve. The tutorial covers the best new features in CS5, including the amazingly efficient Mini-Bridge panel in Photoshop. A detailed and humorous trainer, Moughamian shares the professional workflows that photographers use to manage and correct large libraries of raw images. Table of Contents: 1. Welcome 2. Overview: Tone & Color Controls 3. Overview: Image Corrections 4. User Interface at a Glance 5. Understanding the Preferences 6. Zoom and Pan Controls 7. Crop & Straighten Tools 8. Setting the White Balance 9. Spot Removal Tool 10. White Balance, Temperature & Tint 11. Exposure, Recovery, Blacks, Fill Light 12. Brightness and Contrast 13. Clarity, Vibrance, Saturation 14. Parametric & Targeted Curve Adjustments 15. Adjustment Brush 16. Graduated Filter 17. Capture Sharpening 18. Noise Reduction 19. Modifying Hue, Saturation and Luminance 20. Creating Black & White Photos 21. Creating Split-Toned Black & White Photos 22. Adding a Film Grain Look 23. Using Profiled Lens Corrections 24. Creating Manual Lens Corrections 25. Synchronizing Edits 26. Creating Presets 27. Creating Snapshots 28. Workflow Options 29. Save (Export) Images 30. Customizing the Bridge UI for Photography 31. Importing with Photo Downloader 32. Navigating with Favorites & the Path Bar 33. Evaluating Photos Side-by-Side with the Loupe 34. Ranking & Labeling Your Images 35. Using Keywords and Basic Searches 36. Using the Filter panel 37. Grouping Photos with Smart Collections 38. Metadata panel Overview 39. Accessing Photoshop Tools 40. Closing