Photoshop CC How to Make Basic Photo Adjustments and Use Lasso Select – Photoshop Beginners Tutorial

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In this Lesson for complete beginners we learn about using some of the fundamental Photoshop Tools such as:

– Image Adjustments – Exposure
– Image Adjustments – Brightness Contrast
– Image Adjustments – Hue and Saturation
– Image Adjustments – Vibrance
– Image Adjustments – Curves
– Changing Image Size in Photoshop
– Filter Blur Gaussian Blur
– Filter Sharpen Smart Sharpen
– The Crop Tool
– Using the crop Tool to Straighten Photos
– Using the Rule of Thirds Grid on the Crop Tool
– The Lassoo Selection Tool
– The Band Aid Spot Removal Tool
– The Clone Stamp Copy Paste Tool
– The Magnifying Zoom Tool
– Ctrl-Z to go backwards and undo steps
– File Save As JPEG format

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How to Zoo Photos –

How to Beach Tennis Collage –

Gorillas Image –

Lizard Image –

Beach Image –

Tennis Image –

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00:00 to 00:50 – Introduction
00:50 to 26:26 – Lesson 1 – Zoo Photos
26:26 to 38:38 – Lesson 2 – Beach Photos
38:38 to 48:17 – Lesson 3 – Tennis Photos
48:17 to 48:55 – Lesson 4 – Free Online Collage Makers
48:55 to 48:56 – Video Wrap Up and Outro

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