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Creative COW Master Series Automating Photoshop: Tool Presets

Creative COW Master Series Automating Photoshop: Tool Presets
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A great way to speed up Photoshop is to use Tool Presets. In this short video tutorial excerpt from The Creative COW Training DVD Series, Automating Photoshop, let Richard Harrington guide you through creating Crop Tool presets and text presets as your learn ways to smooth your workflow and quickly change frequently used settings.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Creative COW Master Series Automating Photoshop: Smart Filters

Creative COW Master Series Automating Photoshop: Smart Filters
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One option that give you a lot of flexibility when working in Photoshop is a Smart Filter, a filter applied to a smart object. In this excerpt from The Creative COW Training DVD Series, Automating Photoshop, join Richard Harrington as he shares the extra steps to implement in Photoshop to use Smart Filters.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Creative COW Master Series: Automating Photoshop with Richard Harrington

Creative COW Master Series: Automating Photoshop with Richard Harrington
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The Creative COW Master Series is pleased to introduce internationally known trainer, Richard Harrington as your guide into the powerful world of automating Photoshop.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop and AE: Stylizing Footage with Advanced Blending

Photoshop and AE: Stylizing Footage with Advanced Blending
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In this tutorial, Richard Harrington shows how to create footage effects using advanced blending options inside of Adobe Photoshop. The PSD is exported to After Effects where additional editing and compositing is done.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop and AE: Adjusting Depth of Field

Photoshop and AE: Adjusting Depth of Field
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In this tutorial, Richard Harrington shows how to modify the depth of field blurring inside of a clip. Richard uses Photoshop to create a luma matte and After Effects to apply the Lens Blur Filter.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop and AE: Using Gradient Wipes

Photoshop and AE: Using Gradient Wipes
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In this tutorial Richard Harrington uses Photoshop to create custom gradient wipe transitions to be used with the Gradient Wipe Transition Effect inside of Adobe After Effects.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop and AE: Exploring 3D Mesh Objects

Photoshop and AE: Exploring 3D Mesh Objects
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In this video tutorial Richard Harrington shows how to create your own 3D Objects in Photoshop and then import them into After Effects as true 3D Models.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop and AE: Making a 3D Set

Photoshop and AE: Making a 3D Set
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In this tutorial, Richard Harrington makes a quick 3D Set out of a single photo. Richard uses Photoshop to create multiple planes from the image and After Effects to finish the 3D environment.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop and AE: Animating with the Puppet Tool

Photoshop and AE: Animating with the Puppet Tool
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In this video tutorial Richard Harrington shows a quick technique used to animate and selectively warp an image inside of Adobe After Effect. Richard uses masking and refine edges to prepare the animation inside Photoshop.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop and AE: Distressed Text

Photoshop and AE: Distressed Text
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In this video tutorial, Richard Harrington shows a technique for distressing text using a photo layer as a texture map. Richard starts the project in Photoshop and finishes working with the layers in After Effects for the final touches.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop and AE: Creating a Film Look

Photoshop and AE: Creating a Film Look
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In this PS tutorial Richard Harrington uses Adobe Photoshop Extended CS5 to work with footage files and create a film look. Richard uses smart filters, masking, grains and a vinette to create the final look. After Effects is used to batch render the final composition.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop CS5: 3-D Text with Repousse

Photoshop CS5: 3-D Text with Repousse
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In this video tutorial, Richard Harrington explains how to use repousse in Photoshop CS5 to create 3-D text or extruded elements.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop CS5: Camera RAW

Photoshop CS5: Camera RAW
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In this video tutorial, Richard Harrington shows you the new and improved camera raw decode engine in Photoshop CS5.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop CS5: High Dynamic Range Imaging

Photoshop CS5: High Dynamic Range Imaging
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In this video tutorial, Richard Harrington explains how to achieve high dynamic range imaging using new features in Photoshop CS5.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop CS5: Extracting Images

Photoshop CS5: Extracting Images
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In this tutorial, Richard Harrington shows you how to use Photoshop CS5's updated features to make extracting part of an image easier.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Patch and Heal Tools

Photoshop for Video: Patch and Heal Tools
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In this tutorial, Richard Harrington uses the patch tool and healing brush tools to teach patching, healing and the vanishing point in Adobe Photoshop.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Masks Panel

Photoshop for Video: Masks Panel
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at how to use the masks panel in Photoshop CS4. This is a new feature in CS4 that can speed up your workflow by allowing you to quickly manage the masks on a layer.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Adding Depth of Field

Photoshop for Video: Adding Depth of Field
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington shows how to perform depth of field blurring techniques using the lens blur feature in Adobe Photoshop CS4.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Content Aware Scaling

Photoshop for Video: Content Aware Scaling
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In this episode of Photoshop for Video, Richard Harrington takes a look at a new feature in Adobe Photoshop CS4 called content aware scaling. This feature allows a user to define a region or a graphic to scale or not to scale when the image is resized, giving tremendous flexibility to not have certain parts of a photo distorted when other parts are stretched.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Camera Raw - Part 2

Photoshop for Video: Camera Raw - Part 2
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In the second part of this Photoshop tutorial series, Richard Harrington goes deeper into the camera raw interface. Richard looks at the tone curve tab which controls the contrast, the detail tab which controls the image sharpening and noise reduction, split toning tab controlling the hue and saturation, lens corrections tab and the presets tab to store settings and preferences.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Camera Raw - Part 1

Photoshop for Video: Camera Raw - Part 1
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at the camera raw files and the camera raw interface. Many video professionals do not know much about the camera raw interface because it is a technology mainly used by digital photographers. The key advantage to using with a camera raw file is that the data is usually stored in the picture more than you can normally see in a single exposure.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Auto Blend Command

Photoshop for Video: Auto Blend Command
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at the auto blend command that allows you to merge multiple pictures together into a single larger document. When you have a large scan and you have to scan it in multiple pieces and then stitch it together or if you want to stitch together panoramic photos for a virtual scene this photography tool becomes quite useful.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Balancing Images

Photoshop for Video: Balancing Images
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at balancing out exposure issues inside of Photoshop CS4. Mixed lighting on a photo can cause portions of the image to be too bright or too dark, fortunately Photoshop gives us some great tools to take care of these types of issues. Using a levels adjustment layer in combination with a color range selection, Richard is able to greatly control the lighting in a photo. The equalize command is also covered in this video tutorial.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Alpha Channels

Alpha Channels
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at making an alpha channel based upon the luminance in an image. Alpha channels allow you to store transparency in a graphic and transfer that transparency to another non-linear video editing program or compositing application and key or composite in real time.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Smart Objects

Photoshop for Video: Smart Objects
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a closer look at smart objects in Adobe Photoshop CS4. A smart object is an embedded copy of the original object in your document, this allows you to place large images or vector graphics into your Photoshop project and then scale it up or scale it down without worring about losing the original file resolution.

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Richard Harrington
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