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Webinar - Retouching Photos with Adobe Photoshop - 2016-05-19


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If you already have an elementary knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, this free, one-hour presentation will help you learn some ins and outs of retouching your photos to make them look better. This webinar is designed for beginners that have some experience in the program and want to learn more about working with images. TechSoup's web content developer, Wes Holing, demonstrates:

-- Removing blemishes
-- Fixing red eye
-- Moving and removing an object in a photo
-- And more!

If you haven't used Adobe Photoshop before, please visit Wes' 5-part Photoshop Blog and most recent webinar on Photoshop to prepare for this more advanced event.

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Webinar - Retouching Photos with Adobe Photoshop - 2016-05-19

  1. 1. Retouching Photos in Adobe Photoshop With Wes Holing and Wes White, TechSoup May 19, 2016
  2. 2. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved2 Using ReadyTalk • Chat to ask questions • All lines are muted • If you lose your Internet connection, reconnect using the link emailed to you. • If you lose your phone connection, re-dial the phone number and re-join. • ReadyTalk support: 800-843-9166 Your audio will play through your computer’s speakers. Hear an echo? You may be logged in twice and will need to close one instance of ReadyTalk.
  3. 3. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved3 You Are Being Recorded… This webinar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinars: You can also view recorded webinars and videos on our YouTube channel: You will receive an email with this presentation, recording, and links within a few days. Tweet us @TechSoup or using hashtag: #tswebinars
  4. 4. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved4 Presenters Assisting with chat: Terry McGrath, Adobe Susan Hope Bard, TechSoup Becky Wiegand Webinar Program Manager TechSoup Wes Holing Web Content Developer TechSoup Wes White Program Manager TechSoup
  5. 5. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved5 Objectives 1. Assess when it’s okay to retouch a photo FIRST 2. Get a feel for three basic retouching tools – do it along with us 3. See the magic (and maniacal) power of two other tools and understand the need to use them sparingly 4. Leave with a list of additional resources to help you continue your learning 5. Answer questions!
  6. 6. 6 About TechSoup
  7. 7. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved7 The Need Is Global – And So Are We TechSoup’s mission is to build a dynamic bridge that enables civil society organizations and social change agents around the world to gain effective access to the resources they need to design and implement solutions for a more equitable planet. Countries Served TechSoup Partner Location NetSquared Local Group Where are you on the map?
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  9. 9. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved9 Our Impact Together, we build a stronger, more resilient civil society. $5.2B in technology products and grants employed by NGOs for the greater good 35 languages used to provide education and support 100+ corporate and foundation partners connected with the causes and communities they care about 6.2M annual visits to our websites 600,000 newsletter subscribers empowered with actionable knowledge 79% of NGOs have improved organizational efficiency with TechSoup Global's resource offering* *Source: survey conducted among TechSoup members in 2013
  10. 10. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved10 Adobe Photoshop (and more!) • Adobe Creative Cloud (All Applications) • Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan • Adobe Photoshop Elements
  11. 11. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved11 Choosing the Right Adobe App - Quiz
  12. 12. 12 Is it okay to retouch a photo? 1
  13. 13. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved13 Is it okay to retouch a photo? Okay • Fixing flaws in a photograph • Correcting image for accuracy • Modifications permitted Not okay • Altering image to meet perceived social standard • Misrepresenting subject • Don’t hold copyright Resource: How to Find Free (and Legal to Use) Images and Media Online Resource: Top 10 Sources for Free Images
  14. 14. 14 Basic Retouching Tools Spot healing brush, Content-aware move, Red eye 2
  15. 15. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved15 Basic Retouching Tools Featured • Spot Healing Brush Tool (image) • Removes blemishes and other imperfections • Added: Photoshop CS2 • Content-Aware Move Tool (image) • Selects and moves a part of a picture • Added: Photoshop CS4 • Red Eye Tool (image) • Removes red from subject’s eyes • Added: Photoshop CS2 Honorable Mention • Healing Brush Tool • Patch Tool • Clone Stamp
  16. 16. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved17 Spot Healing Brush Tool Image:
  17. 17. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved18 Content-Aware Move Tool Image:
  18. 18. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved19 Red Eye Tool Image:
  19. 19. 20 Camera Raw Filter 3
  20. 20. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved21 Camera Raw Filter The Camera Raw filter enhances saturation, clarity, contrast, and more, without destroying your original file. (image)
  21. 21. 23 Liquify Filter 4
  22. 22. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved24 Liquify Filter The Liquify filter lets you push, pull, rotate, reflect, pucker, and bloat any area of an image.
  23. 23. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved26 Camera Raw Filter and Liquify Filter Image:
  24. 24. 27 Resources 5
  25. 25. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved28 Resources Learn • Adobe: Adobe Photoshop CC • Vandelay Design: Learn Photoshop Basics • Lifehacker: Learn the Basics of Photoshop • TechSoup: Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits • TechSoup: Adobe Photoshop for Beginners • TechSoup: Adobe Photoshop for Advanced Beginners • Adobe: Retouch a Portrait • TechSoup: How to Choose the Right Adobe App Quiz Images • Pixabay: Free, high-quality images • The Noun Project: Icons for everything • Creative Commons search: All CC-licensed images
  26. 26. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved29 Adobe Photoshop CC Help • How to create your first design in Adobe Photoshop CC • How to fix flaws/re-touch photos with Adobe Photoshop CC • How to create an image for Social Media in Adobe Photoshop CC • How to create a web banner in Adobe Photoshop CC • How to edit multiple images for a project in Adobe Photoshop CC
  27. 27. 30 Questions?
  28. 28. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved31 Where can my organization get Adobe?
  29. 29. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved32 Adobe for Nonprofits
  30. 30. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved33 Adobe for Nonprofits
  31. 31. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved34 Adobe Photoshop (and more!) • Adobe Creative Cloud (All Applications) • Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan • Adobe Photoshop Elements
  32. 32. 35 Questions?
  33. 33. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved36 Learn and Share! Chat in one thing that you learned in today’s webinar or will try to implement. Will you share this information with your colleagues and within your network? Please complete the post-event survey that will pop up once the webinar ends!
  34. 34. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved37 Upcoming Webinars and Events 5/24: TechSoup for Libraries – Maximize Your Tech 5/26: Nonprofit Technology Basics: PC Troubleshooting 5/31: Storymakers Contest Submission Deadline! 6/2: Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners 6/7: How to Get Tech Donations Before Fiscal Year-End 6/9: Microsoft OneNote for Beginners 6/14: Adobe Premiere for Video Editing and Production 6/15: The Changing Landscape of Library Privacy 6/16: Helping Children Build Literacy Skills for the Digital Age Explore our webinar archives for more!
  35. 35. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved38 ReadyTalk offers dedicated product demos for TechSoup organizations 4 times per week. For more information: Please complete the post-event survey that will pop up once you close this window. Thank You to Our Webinar Sponsor!