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Photograph Enhancement Videos Using Photoshop CC 2021 Book CoverPhotograph Enhancement Videos Using Photoshop CC 2021

Vickie Ellen Wolper

ISBN: 9781683926788
Pub Date:  January 2021
Specs: 7 x 9   Paperback
Format: mp4/video
Price: $99.95


This video series provides comprehensive engaging training in a variety of Photoshop CC 2021 enhancement techniques.

Using the Clone Stamp Tool, the Patch Tool, and Combining Them
Repairs or enhancements to a photograph in Photoshop, can be achieved using the Clone Stamp tool, or the Patch tool in its Normal or Content-Aware mode. This video demonstrates each of these options, as well as how they can provide additional solutions when combined together. (7:26 minutes)

Repairing Using the Layer Via Copy Command
Sometimes the easiest and most effective way to enhance a photograph is to copy content from another area of the same photograph to cover the content you would like to change. Information covered in this video includes how to duplicate, feather, move, and transform content within an image, plus how to apply the Eraser tool to delete extra copied content. (7:00 minutes)

Applying the Liquify Filter for Weight Reduction
The Liquify filter can be a great way to achieve weight reduction for people within your photographs. This video will demonstrate effective settings and techniques applied in multiple scenarios which easily and effectively achieve realistic and satisfying results. (4:14 minutes)

Scanning and Assembling a Composite Image
When an image requires scanning that is larger than your scanner's bed, it must be scanned in sections, and then assembled in Photoshop. This video demonstrates both of these operations, with tips that will maximize your success and provide professional results. (6:17 minutes)

Using the Quick Mask Mode for Refining a Selection and Saving a Selection into a Channel
Although Photoshop provides several ways to select content to enhance it, those selections oftentimes need to be perfected to appear natural and realistic. This video demonstrates how to refine selections for professional results by applying the Quick Mask Mode. Content also includes how to save a selection into a channel, then reactivate and further refine it after it has been saved. (4:44 minutes)

Removing Red Eye Using the Red Eye Tool, the Sponge Tool, and the Burn Tool
When taken in low light, portraits oftentimes suffer from Red Eye. This video demonstrates the application of Photoshop's Red Eye tool to remove the discoloration. However, sometimes even when the Red Eye tool settings are customized, more natural results may be required. Also included in this video is how to easily and many times more naturally remove red eye by applying the Sponge tool, or the Sponge tool combined with the Burn tool. (3:01 minutes)

Using the Select and Mask Dialog Box
This dialog box contains two working modes for creating and refining selections. It covers both modes with tips on customizing settings when working in each mode. The Object Aware mode includes how to maximize the effectiveness when applying the Refine Edge Brush tool to create selections such as those of hair and fur which cannot be effectively selected using any other selection method. This video also guides you through its additional settings of: View Mode, Edge Detection, Global Refinements, Decontaminate Colors, and Output. (9:24 minutes)


Vickie Ellen Wolper is a professional user of Photoshop and a higher education instructor specializing in Photoshop training; Holley Ackerson is an accomplished marketing and design professional with over 25 years of multi-faceted expertise.