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Photoshop for Beginners

Photoshop for Beginners - Introduction

In this film series Mark Cleghorn shows you how to master the essential parts of Photoshop when your just getting started. Designed for the complete beginners, this step by step series demonstrates the power of image enhancement and ways to create your self a structure to image workflow and manipulation.

Photoshop for Beginners Course Part 1 - Auto Tone, Colour & Contrast

Photoshop for Beginners Course Part 2 - Working with Basic Layers

Adding Texture to a background, Layer basics, Auto Tone Review and Switching Layers on and off


Photoshop for Beginners Course Part 3 - Working With Layers In Use

Working with Layers in Use Adding Texture to a background, Layer basics, Auto Tone Review, Switching Layers on and off Levels, Destructive Image Adjustment, Adjustment Layers, Blend Mode - Multiply Blend Mode - Screen  and Adding a picture to a picture Place Image

Photoshop for Beginners Course Part 4 - Saving Files

In this film series Mark Cleghorn shows you how to master the essential parts of Photoshop when your just getting started.

Photoshop for Beginners Course Part 5 - File Saving & Saving a New Document

The difference in the file formats, Creating a new document and saving it, Destructive Adjustments, Adjustment Layer, File Size Comparison and The Power of a PNG file format

Photoshop for Beginners Course Part 6 - Making a Montage & Document Layout

Placing images into a document, resizing and image with free transform, create a new document, cropping to a size, layout and alignment

Photoshop for Beginners Course Part 7 - Working with Text

Adding Text, Placement Layers, Groups, Colour Font and Character Box

Photoshop for Beginners Course Part 8 -JPEG Files & ACR

Opening Direct in Photoshop, What happens when you Open in ACR, Saving Files, PSD file size and Adjusting ACR JPEG files

Photoshop in 7 Days

Learn how to fix red eye withing photoshop. In this film we show you how easy it is to understand and use the tools to remove red eye from an image. This series is designed to move you on to the more creative post production. Then based on your own workflow in just 7 days learn exactly what you need to get the most out of Photoshop and adobe camera raw.

Photoshop Essentials

In these two short films Mark will show you how to add a film border to an image and how to create a classic poloroid image in photoshop.


Photoshop CC - Setting Up Photoshop

In this film we show you the basics of setting up Photoshop to make best use of RAW and Scratch disks along with saving files.

Starting with keeping your photoshop software up to date, we then continue to look at the setup and flow from Adobe Bridge, Adobe Camera Raw and Then into Adobe Photoshop.

Layout and basic setup will allow your workflow to become quicker and enable you to move through image enhancement quick whilst making better use of your processor and layout.


Photoshop CC - LUT Look Up Tables - Create Save & Apply

Looking at what are look up tables How to create your own look up table Saving and exporting a LUT correctly Having your own LUT in the photoshop presets Will look and creation, saving and applying.


Photoshop CC - Rotation View Tool

This film demonstrates the rotate view tool in Photoshop CC.


Photoshop CC - Black and White

This film demonstrates three ways to turn an image into black and white in Photoshop CC.


Photoshop CC - Level Vs Curves

In this Photoshop film Mark Cleghorn demonstrates the differences between Levels & Curves.

In a side by side comparison you can see the differences in the 2 options to adjust image contrast and detail as well as how to use them in a basic way. This film is perfect for those just getting started with their photoshop skills. In short - Levels are Basics and Curves are Advanced.

Using 2 different images Cleghorn demonstrates how to use the tools and why.


Photoshop CC - Mastering Curves

Using 3 different images he shows you how to use multiple Curve adjustment Layers to affect the changes to you photograph whilst avoiding destructive adjustments. The film includes a step by step to the Curves tool as well as it application for both basic adjustment and creative. This film is perfect for those just looking to tune their basic photoshop skills. In short - Curves Adjustments and how to use the dialog box. Using 2 different images Cleghorn demonstrates how to use the tools and why.


Photoshop CC - Removing Objects

This film demonstrates how to remove unwanted objects in your photographs with Photoshop CC.


Photoshop CC - Smart Sharpen

Ths film demonstrates how to use smart sharpen to correct lens shake or motion blur with Photoshop CC.


Photoshop CC - The Editorial Image

This Photoshop film looks at taking an image to a more commercial level, even if its for your own portfolio or social media use.

We look at taking the image from RAW and then through photoshop to produce a fully finished presentation.


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