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26 January 2015

Julieanne Kost has announced that her Photoshop CC Essential Training course at is free until Feb. 2. The course includes over 13 hours of Bridge, Camera Raw and Photoshop training.

Highlights of the series, which was last updated in October 2014, include:

  • Using Bridge to batch rename files and add keywords and metadata to photos
  • Viewing, rating, filtering and creating collections to isolate your best work
  • Comparing Raw and JPEG file formats
  • Retouching and automating workflow with Camera Raw
  • Navigating documents and the Photoshop interface
  • Understanding file formats, resolution, canvas size and print size
  • Cropping, straightening, transforming, warping, scaling and resizing images
  • Selecting, stacking, aligning and grouping layers
  • Making precise selections using the Marquee, Lasso and Brush tools
  • Using Refine Edge, Quick Selection and layer masks to isolate soft edge objects
  • Improving tone, contrast and color selectively
  • Converting to black and white and tinting images
  • Retouching blemishes, smoothing skin, whitening teeth and brightening eyes
  • Retouching with the Liquify, Content-Aware Fill, Healing Brush and Patch tools
  • Merging multiple exposures
  • Making nondestructive changes with Smart Filters
  • Adding texture, edge effects and drop shadows with blend modes
  • Working with type
  • Creating, modifying and combining shapes using the Shape tools
  • Adding layer effects
  • Saving and sharing images via contact sheets, web galleries and Save For Web
  • Editing video and audio clips
  • Panning and zooming still photos

Visit the Photoshop CC Essential Training page at to get started.

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