Adobe Photoshop CS3 - Expert Course Outline

Adobe Photoshop CS3 - Expert

Section 1: Automating Photoshop

Lesson 1.1: Understanding Actions

What are Actions?

Recording Actions

Playing Back Actions

Editing Actions


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Working with Actions

Using the History Palette to Undo Actions

Saving Actions

Using Saved Actions

Clearing and Resetting the Actions Palette


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Using Actions with Multiple Images

What is Batch Processing?

Batch Processing Multiple Images

What are Droplets?

Creating and Using Droplets


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: Using Scripts

Layer Scripts

Exporting Layers to Files

Using Scripts Event Manager


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Getting to Know Adobe Bridge

Lesson 2.1: Basics of Adobe Bridge

What is Adobe Bridge?

Opening Bridge

Examining the Interface

Filtering and Sorting Images

Closing Bridge


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Lesson 2.2: Locating Photos in Bridge

Previewing and Opening a Photo

Setting Camera Raw Preferences

Downloading Photos from a Camera

Searching for Photos


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Lesson 2.3: Basic Bridge Tasks

Rotating an Image

Customizing the Content Panel

Rating Photos

Changing the View


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Lesson 2.4: Using Workspaces

Overview of Bridge Workspaces

Saving a Workspace

Accessing a Custom Workspace

Deleting a Workspace


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Using Adobe Bridge

Lesson 3.1: Working with Stacks

What is a Stack?

Creating a Stack

Expanding or Collapsing a Stack

Ungrouping a Stack

Moving a Photo to the Top of a Stack

Playing a Stack


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Lesson 3.2: Working with Metadata

What is Metadata?

Creating a Metadata Template

Editing a Metadata Template

Applying a Metadata Template


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Lesson 3.3: Performing File Tasks Using Bridge

Batch Rename

Managing Color with Bridge

Previewing a File in Device Central

Purging the Cache


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Lesson 3.4: Performing Photoshop Tasks Using Bridge

Merging to HDR

Creating a PDF Presentation

Create a Web Photo Gallery

Using the Image Processor


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions


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