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November 2008

This month, Jerry provides a quick look at the NEW Photoshop CS4 navigation [download the Quicktime Movie (9MB)].

Also remember that Jerry's new book Lessons in DSLR Workflow with Lightroom and Photoshop is available from Peachpit Press and you can receive a 35% discount by entering code SANTAFE during checkout. Plus, U.S. customers get free shipping!

October 2008

Jerry recently recorded three new podcast tips for PeachPit press at Photoshop World in September. Check out these links provided below:

Easy Integration Between Lightroom 2 and Photoshop CS4

Local Correction in Lightroom 2

Black & White Imaging in Lightroom 2

September 2008

This month, Jerry describes the process for making local corrections in the new version of Lightroom (2.0). Download the QuickTime Movie.

August 2008

You've captured great images with your DSLR, now what? Jerry Courvoisier, Director of Digital Programs, is pleased to announce his new book entitled "Lessons in DSLR Workflow with Lightroom and Photoshop" This book provides an easy-to-follow roadmap for importing, organizing, and editing your images using the best features of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. The combined power of using both programs—automation with Lightroom and specialized processing in Photoshop—offers a complete and flexible solution for both serious hobbyists and professional photographers.

Loaded with tips and techniques from a seasoned photographer, including a pre-shoot checklist for camera settings, Jerry delivers a digital workflow system that allows you to spend less time at your computer and more time behind the camera capturing great images. 

The book is available from Peachpit Press and you can receive a 35% discount by entering code SANTAFE during checkout. Plus, U.S. customers get free shipping!

July 2008

This month, Jerry describes what High dynamic range (HDR) imaging is and how it permits photographers to capture a larger range of tonal detail with a series of image captures rather then using the limited range of a single image capture. Download the PDF.

June 2008

This month's tip is about creating a signature brush in Photoshop for your digital photos. Download the Quicktime movie.

May 2008

This month's digital tip describes how to select and blend with Adobe Photoshop to create dramatic skies within your images. Download the Quicktime movie.

March 2008

This month Jerry describes his "standard operating procedure" for safe downloading of images from the camera. Download the pdf.

February 2008

This month Jerry demonstrates how Lightroom keywording can save time when searching for your images in the Library. Download the pdf.

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January 2008

This month we explore the View mode when working with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom's Library viewing options. Download the pdf.

December 2007

Exposing for the digital image is certainly different from exposing for the traditional photographic process. This month, Jerry shares a technique for optimizing your digital exposure. Download the pdf.

November 2007

This month, Jerry leads you through the process for using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom's Develop Presets for image adjustments. Download the pdf.

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September 2007

This month, Jerry shares a Photoshop template for a 2008 calendar (think holiday season!). This simple, compact calendar is a great way to distribute 12 images to family, friends, and professional clients. Download the file below and then view the QuickTime movie that explains how to use the master_file_2008.zip file.

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August 2007
This month, Jerry has compiled a list of 110 photography and digital imaging related Web links. Enjoy surfing these informative sites!  Download »
July 2007
This month, Jerry presents a PDF with information on how to turn off the Develop defaults in Adobe Lightroom.  Download »
June 2007

This month, Jerry presents a PDF with great information on the new Black-and-White Adjustment Layer feature available in Photoshop CS3.

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April 2007

This month’s tip illustrates an old traditional darkroom technique of burning down the edges of an image with an image adjustment layer.

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March 2007

As a follow up to Jerry's January tip, here is Part Two of "Adobe Camera Raw from Adobe Bridge."

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February 2007

This month, Jerry has come up with a handy digital workflow check list to help you prepare for your next photographic experience. Stay tuned for part two of "Adobe Camera Raw from Adobe Bridge" in March!

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January 2007

This month's tip will walk you through working with Adobe Camera Raw from Adobe Bridge. Download a QuickTime Movie below (Part One, 18mb). Stay tuned for Part Two!

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December 2006

This month, download a pdf that teaches you some quick keyboard shortcuts for the layer blending modes in Photoshop.

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November 2006

This month, download a pdf that explains how to Turn Off the Auto Correction Feature in Adobe Camera Raw.

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September 2006

In this month's tip, explore how to place textures on objects with Photoshop's clipping goups feature. Download the QuickTime Movie below.

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August 2006

Learn more about setting the shadow black and highlight white points within Photoshop's Levels and Curves feature.

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June 2006

In this month's tip, listen and watch as Jerry describes how to reprocess and stack Raw image files to expand the dynamic range of an exposure. Download the Quick Time movie that shows you how.

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April 2006

Learn how to create an easy slide show of your images using the Adobe Bridge/Photoshop application. Download the Quick Time movie that shows you how below.

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March 2006

Use a Photoshop adjustment layer in the screen blending mode and learn how to paint with light! Download the Quick Time movie below that shows you how.

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January 2006

Explore the perspective control feature of the crop tool in Photoshop with Jerry as he explains how to use this handy tool. Download the Quick Time movie below and companion image here.

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