Photoshop Fundamentals

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I learned new steps for Lynda. I learned how to change the zoom keys. I learned how to make little side marks. I learned how to change the essentials.

I also learned about to hide the tabs.

Today I learned about the pixels on Lynda.com. I learned how to take the pixel grid off. I learned how not to make it blurry. I was taught how to change image size. Lastly I was taught how to duplicate images.

Ch.3 I learned how to change the print resolution.

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I learned how to take the pixel grid off of the photo.

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I also learned how to change the image size.

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I completed to school forms for the beginning of the school year.

I ended it with learning how to file and save things that you didn’t want to loose.

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I learned how to down sample the picture for email size.

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I learned how to down sample to print.

I learned how to photo share.

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I learned how to change the resample from Automatic to something else.

I learned how to do some practical downsampling advice.

I also learned upsampling with Preserve Details.

I learned about honing in your image.

I learned how to use the crop tool which took me from this to this to this.

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I learned how to crop nondestructively so I went back to this Photo

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Today I finished Chapter 4 on Photoshop. I have Started Chapter 5. So far I have watched the layered composition and introducing the layers panel. I also have learned how to convert the flat background into a layer. I have finally learned how to customize the transparency checkerboard.

I have went from these photos to this photo. I have finished and learn how to move an image from one document to another. Now I’m learning how to expand the canvas to contain a new layer. This is Chapter 5 in PhotoShop CC 2015 One-On-One Fundamentals. I will be starting Employing a clipping mask soon.

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Chapter 5

I just started working on Expanding the canvas to contain a new layer. The tools I have used for this is the move tool and crop tool so far.Here is the tool bar I use each time I need a tool.I used this to get a new layer from background. This huge picture is what I’m working on now.These are all my layers that I have for this episode. This is my most recent photo of the image I’m working on.

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Today I worked on Lynda.com on Photoshop CC 2015 One-On-One:Fundamentals. I am working on Chapter 5 on the lesson where I scaled the wing in the picture. I also Rotated the picture of the crane so I could layer mask it.I used the rectangular marquee tool.I also learned 3 ways how I can duplicate a photo. This Photo with the  outline is to make a part of the second wing. This top photo is where the outline is already in

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Today I worked on Lynda.com on Photoshop CC 2015 One-On-One:Fundamentals. I am working on Chapter 5 on the lesson where I scaled the wing in the picture. I also Rotated the picture of the crane so I could layer mask it.I used the rectangular marquee tool.I also learned 3 ways how I can duplicate a photo. This Photo with the  outline is to make a part of the second wing. This top photo is where the outline is already in

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Today  I worked on Chapter 6 on Lynda.com. The lesson I am working on is Four essential things to know about saving. This is the photo so far that I started with. I also learned about file handling. I was also learning about the history. Like if I was to click on history it would show me what I did. I am now working on saving layers to the native PSD format also still Chapter 6.These are the layers I have to work with.

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Today we signed up on BrainBench and we took an exam on it. I took the Computer Fundamentals (Mac OS X 10.8). I also emailed my goals. I am working on the same video I worked on before projects last week. I am hoping to be on a different video tomorrow or today.

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I finished up Chapter 6 on Photoshop CC 2015 One-on-One Fundamentals. Chapter 6 was about Saving your Process. Now I am on Chapter 7 Brightness and Contrast. These are all my screenshots.  I am trying to get caught up now with how many days I have missed.

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Today I worked on Lynda.com using Photoshop CC 2015 One-on-One: Fundamentals. I am working on Chapter 7 Brightness and Contrast Lesson How Luminance Works. These are channels.RGB stands for Red Green Blue. Here are more screenshots. This is a little icon on the right of the screen. In this Icon it has different options.These options help with the luminance level. I went from this really washed out look. To this very toned looking one. This happened because I went image and selected Auto Contrast. Now the Lesson I’m working on is The three Auto commands.

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I also worked on Lynda.com and I learned about Auto Tone, Auto Contrast, and Auto Color. This was the original image of each Hundred Dollar Bill. Then this what it looked like after you add Auto Tone. Then you change it to Auto Contrast. Finally you change it to Auto Color. The different layers for the many heads.psd.

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Today I worked on Photoshop CC 2015 One-on-One:Fundamentals. The lesson I worked on was Adjustment layer tips and tricks. I started by making layers darkened or lightened. You do that by going to image and clicking one of these 3 options. This is where you control what you want your want your brightness or contrast. You get there by going to image and clicking adjustments and clicking brightness/contrast. Here is one that I had changed the brightness and contrast. I have one more that I did the same thing to.Here is the adjustment of brightness and contrast table.This is what you do to make it really Dark.

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Now I am working on Photoshop CC 2015 One-on-One: Fundamentals. I am learning about the Histogram in Photoshop. The Histogram is just a graph telling you how many pixels are in a picture. Here is the picture of the Histogram showing you what the graph of pixels looks like.This is another histogram kinda it is just showing you how it works.

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Today we all had to work on Photoshop CC 2015  One-on-One: Fundamentals. I worked on Chapter 7 Brightness and Contrast Lesson Putting the Histogram to use. This is the histogram panel. It is different than yesterday’s because it is a different image. It is used for this image showing all the pixels of dark, midtone, and light contrast.There is another histogram panel coming but it has different information at the bottom.I also used the Adjustments panel and changed some setting.

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I worked on Lynda.com today. I am on Chapter 8 Balancing Colors, Lesson Manually adjusting colors with Color Balance. I used the eye dropper tool which helps you indicate the HSB. The HSB stands for Hue, Saturation and Brightness. So here is a picture how you indicate what color range you will be in from your HSB. This is before I added Auto Tone or Auto Color to the image. This is after the Auto Tone. This was after the Auto Color which added more positive to the photo. Before photo of the yellowish sea turtle. Here is the after. Here is the before I changed the HSB. And here is after I changed the HSB.

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Today I worked on Lynda.com Lessons. Today I learned about decreasing and increasing saturation. Here is my before and after increasing saturation. Now here is my before and after decreasing saturation. I have now learned to change the HUE and Saturation on a picture. So here is before I changed the picture. This after I changed the photo. This is the panel with the options on it. The change with Hue Saturation Adjustment Layer. Here is before the adjustment layer. Here is after the adjustment layer. I have finished Chapter 8 Balancing Colors on Photoshop CC 2015 One-on-One: Fundamentals.

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Today we worked on Lynda.com Lessons. The tool I used were the different kind of marque tool. I also used the move tool. I learned the keyboard shortcut for Marque and Move tools. I also used the Quick Selection Tool. Here is how you get to the different options of the Marque tool.

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