Master Photoshop 2020 with Lynda's Photography Course
Lynda Photoshop 2020 Essential Training: Photography
Are you a photographer who wants to take your images to the next level? Do you want to learn how to use Photoshop 2020, the industry standard for creative visual expression? If so, then you should check out Lynda Photoshop 2020 Essential Training: Photography, an online course that will teach you everything you need to know about Photoshop 2020 for photography.
Lynda – Photoshop 2020 Essential Training: Photography
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Photoshop 2020 is the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, the most popular and powerful image editing software in the world. Photoshop 2020 has many new features and enhancements that make it easier and faster for photographers to edit their photos. Some of these features include:
The Object Selection tool, which lets you make quick and accurate selections of complex objects
The Content-Aware Fill workspace, which lets you remove unwanted objects and fill in the gaps with matching content
The Enhance Details feature, which lets you improve the resolution and detail of raw images
The Select Subject feature, which lets you select the main subject of an image with one click
The Select and Mask workspace, which lets you refine your selections and masks with advanced tools
The Camera Raw filter, which lets you apply raw adjustments to any layer or smart object
The Curves panel, which lets you adjust the tonal range and contrast of your images
The Color panel, which lets you adjust the hue, saturation, and luminance of your images
The Filter Gallery, which lets you apply artistic filters to your images
The Layer Styles dialog box, which lets you apply effects such as drop shadows, bevels, strokes, gradients, and more
By taking this course, you will learn how to use these features and more to enhance your photos in Photoshop 2020. You will also learn how to work with layers, masks, smart objects, smart filters, adjustment layers, type layers, libraries, artboards, and more. You will learn how to create stunning composites, panoramas, double exposure effects, and more. You will learn how to retouch your photos using healing tools, frequency separation techniques, dodge and burn tools, and more. You will learn how to export and publish your images for web or print.
This course is taught by Julieanne Kost, a principal digital imaging evangelist at Adobe Systems. Julieanne is an expert in Photoshop and Lightroom, and has been teaching and writing about them for over 25 years. She is also a photographer, author, and speaker, and has received numerous awards and honors for her work.
How to Access the Course
To access this course, you need to sign up for Lynda or LinkedIn Learning. You can get a free one-month trial of LinkedIn Learning, which will give you unlimited access to all Lynda courses, as well as personalized recommendations, certificates of completion, and more. After the trial period, you can choose to continue with a monthly or annual subscription, or cancel anytime.
To find the course, you can go to the course page on Lynda or LinkedIn Learning, or search for "Photoshop 2020 Essential Training: Photography" in the search box. You can also browse the categories or collections to find other courses related to photography or Photoshop.
To start watching the videos, you can click on the play button on the course page, or select a specific video from the table of contents. You can also adjust the playback speed, turn on subtitles, or view the transcript of the videos.
To download the exercise files and follow along with the instructor, you can click on the "Exercise Files" tab on the course page, and download the zip file to your computer. You can then unzip the file and open the folders that contain the images and files that are used in the course. You can also use your own images if you prefer.
What You Will Learn in the Course
This course consists of 10 chapters and 48 videos, with a total duration of 3 hours and 21 minutes. Each chapter covers a different aspect of Photoshop 2020 for photography, and each video covers a specific topic or technique. Here is a brief overview of what you will learn in each chapter:
This chapter introduces the course and the instructor, and explains what you will learn and what you need to get started.
Getting Started with Photoshop
This chapter covers the basics of Photoshop, such as how to open and navigate documents, how to customize the interface, how to use tools and panels, how to undo and redo actions, how to save and close files, and more.
Cropping and Transforming Images
This chapter covers how to crop and transform images in Photoshop, such as how to use the Crop tool, how to straighten and rotate images, how to resize and resample images, how to use the Perspective Crop tool, how to use the Content-Aware Crop feature, how to use the Free Transform command, how to warp and distort images, and more.
Improving Color and Tone
This chapter covers how to improve color and tone in Photoshop, such as how to use adjustment layers and filters, how to use histograms and levels, how to use curves and color balance, how to use vibrance and saturation, how to use selective color and hue/saturation, how to use black and white and gradient map, how to use photo filter and color lookup, how to use camera raw filter and enhance details, and more.
and burn tools, how to use liquify filter and face-aware liquify, how to use puppet warp and perspective warp, and more.
Adding Text and Graphics
This chapter covers how to add text and graphics in Photoshop, such as how to use type layers and type tools, how to use layer effects and styles, how to use shape layers and vector tools, how to use smart objects and linked objects, how to use libraries and creative cloud assets, and more.