Photoshop for Video – Technical Essentials, with Richard Harrington

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

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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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 00:25)

Introduction from Richard Harrington

Lesson 2: The Graphic Detail Part 1 (Duration 08:32)

Introduction to color systems, pixel aspect ratios, video formats, and HD graphics.

Lesson 3: The Graphic Detail Part 2 (Duration 05:04)

Going over bit depth, and the safe title area box.

Lesson 4: Intro: Setting Up Photoshop for Video (Duration 00:36)

Setting up Photoshop to interact with your video tools and to work with broadcast graphics.

Lesson 5: Setting Up Photoshop for Video Part 1 (Duration 05:57)

Setting Photoshop's preferences for your video and motion graphics needs

Lesson 6: Setting Up Photoshop for Video Part 2 (Duration 05:50)

Continue setting Preferences, Color Settings, and using Firewire

Lesson 7: Intro: Understanding the Photoshop Interface (Duration 00:19)

Which options will work well for the video user?

Lesson 8: Understanding the Photoshop Interface (Duration 08:23)

Making sense of the Photoshop tools and interface

Lesson 9: Intro: Sizing Images for Video (Duration 00:25)

The images in your camera will need some work before moving to video

Lesson 10: Sizing Images for Video (Duration 05:26)

Using video size guides to scale your images

Lesson 11: Intro: Prepping a Logo for Video (Duration 00:18)

Optimize logo files for use with video

Lesson 12: Prepping a Logo for Video (Duration 05:49)

Using Illustrator to convert your logo graphics before importing them to your video project

Lesson 13: Intro: Working with Smart Objects (Duration 00:29)

Smart Objects provide flexibility when editing

Lesson 14: Working with Smart Objects (Duration 04:13)

Placing and sizing smart objects

Lesson 15: Intro: Alpha Channel Essentials (Duration 00:21)

Alpha channels are key for storing transparency

Lesson 16: Alpha Channel Essentials (Duration 03:18)

Creating an alpha channel for use in a video program

Lesson 17: Intro: Automation Essentials (Duration 00:26)

Automation can save large amounts of time in your workflow

Lesson 18: Automation Essentials (Duration 07:15)

Going over the video actions menu

Lesson 19: Intro: Understanding File Formats (Duration 00:24)

Using speciality file formats will depend on your video software requirements

Lesson 20: Understanding File Formats (Duration 03:29)

Exporting and saving your files in video-friendly formats

Lesson 21: Learning About HDR (Duration 00:41)

The future of imaging is 32bit imaging in HDR

Lesson 22: An Introduction to HDR (Duration 09:01)

Creating layered, HDR images in Photoshop

Meet Your Instructor: 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…

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