Sunday, January 15, 2012

Photographers CS5 Poweruser Tour Coming to Columbus

February 27th 

What You’ll Learn

Join Photoshop expert and best-selling author, Dave Cross, one of the planet’s most renowned Photoshop gurus, for the hottest, most-requested, jaw-dropping Photoshop CS5 tour of 2011! Learn the tips, tricks, and insider secrets of the pros that are guaranteed to boost your creativity, productivity and Photoshop CS5 skills.
This one-of-a-kind seminar will teach you the professional techniques used by the world’s leading designers, photographers, and creative design masters. You’ll also learn how to take full advantage of Photoshop CS5, including its most powerful tools and features. Spend a full day learning green screen extractions and compositing techniques. Learn how to work smarter and faster than ever before using Photoshop CS5 Actions and Smart Objects and how the pros develop essential and effective workflows. Learn how to capture your images for Photoshop CS5, and unleash your creativity by experimenting with flexible documents. Learn time-saving tips and tricks, shortcuts, and so much more. You’ll be amazed at how much you can learn in just one day. Guaranteed!

Class Schedule

Registration begins at 9:00 A.M. – Event begins at 10:00 A.M.

Automation Crash Course – Seriously Boost Your Speed

10:00 to 11:00 A.M.
Serious Photoshop CS5 speed is all about automation. In the first class of the day you’ll learn ways to boost your Photoshop CS5 speed and make your creative life much easier! You’ll learn how to put Photoshop CS5 to work for you by using built-in automated commands, and “hidden” commands that are huge time-savers. You’ll also learn how to create and edit you own Actions, work with Smart Objects and the newest CS5 features such as Content Aware Fill.

Photoshop Design Effects – Master Photoshop CS5 Special Effects

11:15 A.M. to 12:15 P.M.
This class goes way beyond simply thinking of Photoshop CS5 as a photography editing tool and looks at cutting-edge designs, creative layouts, and amazing type effects that are used by today’s top special effects masters. This class will teach you spectacular photography effects, creative use of type, how to leverage Smart Object templates and build creative designs from scratch, and much more. If you’ve ever wanted to know the insider secrets to creating stunning design effects then this is the class you’ve been waiting for!
LUNCH BREAK 12:15 to 1:30 P.M.

Power User Secrets – Tips and Tricks of the Pros

1:15 to 2:30 P.M.
When it comes down to it, everyone loves to learn tricks to do things more easily and more quickly in Photoshop, and this class is all about that – becoming a Photoshop CS5 Power User! Through a series of rapid-fire tips, tricks and shortcuts you’ll learn a whole new arsenal of time-saving, creativity-enhancing, and problem-solving techniques you can use every day to work smarter, faster, and better than ever before in Photoshop CS5.

Photoshopotography – Creative Photography and Photoshop

2:45 to 3:45 P.M.
Photoshop CS5 is a necessary tool for any photographer and this class teaches you ways to embrace Photoshop as a creative tool, not just as a means for “fixing” photos, but how your camera and Photoshop are both essential to the creative process and how visualizing photography techniques in Photoshop before you take a photo or start a project can save you an enormous amount of time and effort, and dramatically improve photography.

Commercial Compositing Techniques – Photoshop Magic

4:00 to 5:00 P.M.
Creating commercially realistic, techy, cool and cutting-edge composite images is one of the most requested – and challenging – tasks in Photoshop CS5. In the last class of the day you’ll learn how to make perfect selections for extractions, use layer masks, transformation tricks, pro techniques for matching colors and blending images, and finishing touches to create jaw-dropping composite images.