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Photoshop CS5: Basic Photo Editing

This introductory class is perfect for anyone who wants to learn quick, effective tips to improve their digital photos. Learn about the Photoshop CS5 environment and how to use basic image editing techniques to fix and enhance your photos.

Appropriate for Mac or PC.

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  • Use layers to preserve original photos
  • Remove blemishes and red eye
  • Fix overexposed and underexposed images
  • Sharpen blurry images
  • Add vividness to images
  • Save images

Fix underexposed images:

Before After

Fix overexposed images:

Before After

Add vividness:

Before After

Tags: image editing, Mac

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