FCA: Photoshop Basics


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Presentation on basic image management in Photoshop.

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FCA: Photoshop Basics

  1. 1. cate brosseau indiano desktopmedia marketing technologies consulting and training certified technical trainer, adobe certified instructor author, InDesign@Work, wbe, member astd desktopmedia-corp.com desktopmedia-training.com twitter: @desktopmedia phone: 317-955-9300 skype: desktopmedia linkedin: linkedin.com/in/cateindiano network: card.ly/cate_indiano
  2. 2. Photoshop Basics 2:15-3:15 p.m
  3. 3. Measuring your image (resolution, color mode, file size, histogram) • Resolution Requirements per Channel • Color Mode: Gamut Management • File Size: when does it matter? • Histogram: reading tone
  4. 4. Managing tone and correction • Levels vs. Curves • Color Balance/Hue Saturation • Spot Correction: Dodge/Burn/ Sponge
  5. 5. Good selection skills are everything • sweeping selections - quick selection/magic wand • finetuning selections - lasso • edge selection - quick mask, refine edge, modify • saving selections
  6. 6. Enhancing your image • lighting effects • unsharp mask
  7. 7. The right file format a discussion of the pro’s and con’s of common file formats for each market- ing channel