- Introduction to Photoshop
Ben talks about what Photoshop is and its many features, from opening raw files to resolution settings and file formats to managing your panels to understanding the differences between Adobe Lightroom, Bridge and Camera Raw.
- How to Use Camera RAW
Learn how to use Camera RAW—a handy, easy, one-stop shop containing the best of Photoshop.
- Making Selections in Adobe Photoshop
Learn the different editing tools and methodologies for making selections in Photoshop.
- Using Layers in Adobe Photoshop
Layers in Photoshop are the various elements of your image. Get the foundations of using layers in Photoshop before launching into the more advanced stuff.
- Using Layer Masks in Adobe Photoshop
Learn about using layer masks in Photoshop to manipulate your images.
- Tools Panel in Adobe Photoshop
Here’s an overview of the editing tools panel Photoshop, including the crop tool, eyedropper tool, color panel, brush panel and more.
- Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop
Learn to use adjustment layers in Photoshop to make tonal adjustments to specified portions of your images -- learn how to reduce color noise or adjust brightness and contrast.
- Color Adjustments in Adobe Photoshop
Learn the essential color adjustments from Properties Panel within Photoshop, including hue, saturation and lightness, as well as color matching and manipulation.
- Retouching Images in Adobe Photoshop
Here are the basic photoshop fixes used in photo editing, such as getting rid of spots and removing unwanted objects.
- Layer Blending Modes
Explore the layer blending modes menu, which you’ll find throughout Adobe Photoshop. Use this handy tool to create all sorts of eye-catching effects.
- How to Use Filters in Adobe Photoshop
Learn how to use filters in Adobe Photoshop so you can fix problem areas, heighten contrast and detail, and create special effects, such as making your photos look like paintings.
- Advanced Photoshop Masks
Learn how to use advanced Photoshop masks to isolate a part of your photo so you can make targeted adjustments on that portion only.
- Using Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop
Find out about using smart objects in Photoshop so you can preserve the original properties even after saving and closing.
- Photography for Photoshop
Ben shows you some things you might shoot with Photoshop in mind, such as taking a panorama.
- Photo Retouching in Photoshop
Learn to do more advanced photo retouching in Photoshop with blend modes, the magic wand tool, the adjustment brush and more.
- Warp, Bend, Liquify
The ability to warp, bend, liquify your images is important when you want to place them on curved surfaces, add them to other photos and make them match a particular perspective.
- Advanced Photoshop Layers
Here you’ll explore some of the hidden features and unique settings in advanced Adobe Photoshop layers to do more complex manipulations and adjustments.
- Photoshop Tips and Tricks
Learn helpful and time-saving Photoshop tips and tricks like scanning photos in bulk, using the histogram to make your adjustments, and automated color correction.
- Photoshop Actions
Photoshop actions allow you to automate common tasks to make your workflow faster and more efficient.
- Troubleshooting Photoshop
Ben demonstrates some of the things that can go wrong in Photoshop and how to go about troubleshooting.
- Photoshop Q&A
To close out this epic course, Ben holds a Photoshop Q&A and answers specific questions from students via Skype.