Photoshop for Video - Technical Essentials By Richard Harrington

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Join Adobe Certified Trainer Richard Harrington, as he uncovers the Technical Essentials of Adobe Photoshop CS3 for video professionals and enthusiasts.

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Introduction from Richard Harrington
Introduction to color systems, pixel aspect ratios, video formats, and HD graphics.
Going over bit depth, and the safe title area box.
Setting up Photoshop to interact with your video tools and to work with broadcast graphics.
Setting Photoshop's preferences for your video and motion graphics needs
Continue setting Preferences, Color Settings, and using Firewire
Which options will work well for the video user?
Making sense of the Photoshop tools and interface
The images in your camera will need some work before moving to video
Using video size guides to scale your images
Optimize logo files for use with video
Using Illustrator to convert your logo graphics before importing them to your video project
Smart Objects provide flexibility when editing
Placing and sizing smart objects
Alpha channels are key for storing transparency
Creating an alpha channel for use in a video program
Automation can save large amounts of time in your workflow
Going over the video actions menu
Using speciality file formats will depend on your video software requirements
Exporting and saving your files in video-friendly formats
The future of imaging is 32bit imaging in HDR
Creating layered, HDR images in Photoshop
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Richard Harrington


Richard Harrington is a certified Project Management Professional, Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and After Effects, and Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Aperture. His visual communications company, RHED Pixel, creates motion graphics and produces video and multimedia projects....

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