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Matt Kloskowski, education and curriculum developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, takes you step-by-step through Photoshop's features in this series of screencast-based tutorials that reveal techniques the professionals use.

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Editing and Changing Your Capture Time on Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

When you travel across time zones, you probably don't change your camera date/time. While you change this on each photo in Lightroom, this video will show you a much easier way to do it for a group of photos all at once.

00:04:00Aug 27, 2014Video MP4

The New Path Blur in Photoshop CC 2014

By Matt Kloskowski

One of my favorite new features in the latest batch of CC 2014 changes is the Path Blur filter. Finally, as you'll see in this video, we can blur things along a specific path (even curves), rather than in just one direction.

00:04:36Aug 20, 2014Video MP4

Retouching with Color Adaptation

Retouching images and removing distractions is always tricky. With the new Color Adaptation options, we now have a better and more effective way to remove distractions while hiding our tracks so nobody can see the work that was done.

00:06:21Jul 23, 2014Video MP4

One of the Slickest New Features in Adobe Camera Raw CC

By Matt Kloskowski

Adobe sneaked a really slick feature in to the latest Creative Cloud update to Camera Raw: an eraser brush built into the Graduated and Radial filters to adjust the brush effects within Camera Raw without needing additional editing time or tools.

00:04:38Jul 16, 2014Video MP4

Enhancing Waterfall Photos in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

When photographing waterfall, it takes a bit of to get the water looking just right. Typically we want the water to have that smooth silky look to it, but sometimes it just doesn't happen. With this tip, you can help it along after the fact.

00:05:07Jun 26, 2014Video MP4

Lightroom and Photoshop Panorama Stitching Trick

By Matt Kloskowski

Lightroom and Photoshop work well together to create panoramas, but those panos take a while to stitch together. That's where this tip comes in really handy: create an Export preset in Lightroom that makes stitching together a "test" pano fast and simple.

00:04:30Jun 20, 2014Video MP4

Selectively Sharpening Your Photos with a Brush

By Matt Kloskowski

Lightroom (and Camera Raw) both have a for selectively sharpening photos without sharpening everything. It's part of the Adjustment Brush, and in this video you'll see how you can apply it, as well as a little known tip for making it even sharper.

00:05:15Jun 4, 2014Video MP4

Watermarking Your Photos Using Lightroom and Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

If you've ever had to watermark a bunch of photos, you know that doing it manually can be a total pain. In this video, Matt shows you how to automate the process as well as how to make the best graphics for your watermarks.

00:04:55May 28, 2014Video MP4

Getting Your Lightroom Presets in to Camera Raw

By Matt Kloskowski

One of the most common questions I hear is whether or not you can use your Lightroom presets in Camera Raw. You can, but you'll need the workaround that's covered in this video.

00:06:01May 23, 2014Video MP4

Photoshop's Hidden Crop Trick

By Matt Kloskowski

Photoshop has a hidden cropping trick that will help designers and photographers alike to visually crop your photos. We'll reveal the trick in this video.

00:04:28Apr 30, 2014Video MP4

Saving Print Layouts in Lightroom

By Matt Kloskowski

Lightroom has a few hidden options that make it easy to reuse print settings in the future. This video will show you those options so you can create reusable templates.

00:04:20Apr 23, 2014Video MP4

5 Random Little Things in Lightroom That Throw People Off

By Matt Kloskowski

Lightroom has a few features and shortcuts that are sometimes inadvertently activated. If you find Lightroom acting strangely, it can really throw you off. We'll check out the 5 most common culprits in this video.

00:07:09Apr 16, 2014Video MP4

Creating Lighting and Drama Using Layers in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

Layer styles in Photoshop have endless possibilities... for designers and photographers alike. In this video we'll take a look at a not-so-common trick using just a layer style to help you direct light and drama in a photo.

00:04:45Mar 19, 2014Video MP4

New Camera Raw Updates

By Matt Kloskowski

If you're a Camera Raw fan, you'll be happy to know it just got a few key updates that make using it much easier. Things like Auto settings and the ability to duplicate adjustments. This video runs down the changes.

00:04:22Mar 14, 2014Video MP4

Everything You Wanted to Know About Photoshop Guides

By Matt Kloskowski

If you're trying to lay out an image precisely in Photoshop, Guides are your go-to tool. In this video we'll go over all the little tips and tricks that making creating and working with guides much easier.

00:05:27Feb 19, 2014Video MP4

The Key Difference Between Cloning and Healing

By Matt Kloskowski

With the increasing power of the healing tools in Photoshop and Lightroom, questions about which tool to use in different situations have popped up. Matt Kloskowski covers a few key differences on when it's best to use each tool in this video.

00:07:25Feb 12, 2014Video MP4

Lightroom Start to Finish - Editing a Beach Photo

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt takes a photo from start to finish, taking a raw file with no adjustments and showing all of the typical changes and enhancements he does to photos using the tools in Lightroom or Camera Raw. (No Photoshop!)

00:07:44Jan 6, 2014Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: Stitching and Cleaning Up Your Photoshop Panoramas

By Matt Kloskowski

Panoramas make a great impact, and they're easy to photograph. But sometimes we're left with some extra area in our panos that we need to crop out. With this tip, you can save a lot of that area and make your panos larger with even more impact.

00:04:12Dec 25, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: The Ultra Contrast and Clarity Trick in Photoshop and Lightroom

By Matt Kloskowski

If you like contrasty, gritty looks in your photos, you're going to love what the Clarity slider can do. This tip shows how to take the clarity slider to the next level with a little-known trick to make it even more intense.

00:02:30Dec 24, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: Making Your Photoshop Text Look More Professional

By Matt Kloskowski

Making your type look professional is probably the single most important thing you’ll do (other than actually choosing the right words). Using this tip, you’ll be able to correct Photoshop's idiosyncrasies and make your text look more professional.

00:02:14Dec 23, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: Sampling Photoshop Colors From Anywhere on Your Desktop

By Matt Kloskowski

If you're a designer, chances are you're pulling colors from just about anywhere when designing your images. With this tip, you'll see the image doesn’t even need to be in Photoshop for you to be able to sample a color from it.

00:01:26Dec 22, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: The Most Powerful Button In Lightroom

By Matt Kloskowski

Yep. I said it. The most powerful button in Lightroom. It’s simple. It’s easy. And it’s actually right in front of you. When you see what it does, you’ll never go back to not using it.

00:01:43Dec 21, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: The Secret Puppet Warp Tip

By Matt Kloskowski

The more you use the Puppet Warp tool, the more you appreciate just how many areas it can be helpful for. Once you learn this secret tip for keeping your changes non-destructive, you’ll use it even more.

00:02:18Dec 20, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: Changing Opacity with One Keystroke

By Matt Kloskowski

You’d be amazed at how many tools and palettes use the Opacity setting in Photoshop. But with just one keyboard shortcut, you’ll see you can change it in no time flat.

00:02:46Dec 19, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: Heads Up Display Brushes in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

If you’re using the brush tool in Photoshop, picking the exact size of your brush is as important as anything. Using the Heads Up display brushes makes choosing that size a very easy and visual process.

00:01:45Dec 19, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: The Ultimate Panel Tip in Lightroom

By Matt Kloskowski

If you find yourself wanting to move around Lightroom faster, navigating the panels is something to get used to. But with this tip, you’ll find that you’ll get exactly to the settings you want faster than ever.

00:02:49Dec 18, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: Compositing Selection Trick

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt shows how to make more accurate selections when building composite images. As he demonstrates, this trick can make a big difference when pasting your selections to images with significantly different background colors than the original.

00:03:23Dec 17, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: Customizing History States

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt shows how Photoshop keeps track of changes in its History setting, and how you can tweak those settings to ensure it saves more states than the default. This little detail may save you a lot of time if it's ever needed.

00:02:42Dec 17, 2013Video MP4

12 Days of Photoshop Tips: Hiding Stuff in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

The hiding shortcut is a great one to understand. In this video, Matt gives you some tips and tricks on what the keyboard shortcut does and how to change it if it ever gets in the way.

00:02:42Dec 14, 2013Video MP4

To Clone Or Heal in Photoshop, Lightroom, and Camera Raw

By Matt Kloskowski

It's easy to get caught up wondering what tool to use for cloning and healing. In this video, Matt shows you the main cloning/healing tools in Photoshop and Lightroom/Camera Raw, explaining when each one works better than another.

00:05:14Dec 12, 2013Video MP4

The Ultimate Trick for Enhancing Skies in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

The Graduated Filter is one of the most-used tools for enhancing and correcting bright skies, but it tends to darken any tall objects in your foreground. This trick will let you keep your skies and foreground both looking great.

00:03:26Dec 11, 2013Video MP4

10 Photoshop Tips Everyone Needs To Know

By Matt Kloskowski

Here's a run-down of my favorite Photoshop tips. These are little tips, tricks, and shortcuts that make working every day in Photoshop easier and faster, especially with some of the common things we do to our photos over and over again.

00:10:21Dec 10, 2013Video MP4

Photoshop CC's New Fix For Wide Angle Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

If you like shooting with wide angle lenses, you've probably come across buildings, walls or trees that look like they're leaning over. With this new Creative Cloud enhancement, Photoshop has a one-click fix that helps straighten things out automatically.

00:05:47Dec 9, 2013Video MP4

Noise Reduction in Photoshop CC

By Matt Kloskowski

If you're taking photos in low light, you've inevitably run in to some noise issues. Without resorting to 3rd-party plug-ins, Photoshop CC has some of the best noise-reduction technology out there that is simple and quick to use.

00:04:34Dec 6, 2013Video MP4

One of the Coolest (and Most Hidden) Features in Photoshop for Cropping Multiple Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

If you're scanning multiple photos on the scanner at once, you're going to love this tip. It's basically a one-click way for you to crop and straighten all of those photos without lifting a finger.

00:03:22Dec 4, 2013Video MP4

The New HDR in Photoshop CC

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt explains how Photoshop CC added a couple of new features that help you edit your HDR photos and really take advantage of the detail that you get when shooting multiple exposures.

00:07:28Nov 27, 2013Video MP4

Getting The Sharpest Photo Possible by Stacking Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt shows you how, with a little bit of planing in-camera along with a blending feature in Photoshop, you can take the sharpest parts of two photos and combine them together for one super-ultra sharp photo.

00:05:11Nov 20, 2013Video MP4

Creating A Single Photo Composite in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

When we think of composites, we usually think of combining a bunch of different photos. But you'd be amazed at the killer designs you can create by getting creative and using one photo in multiple places for the same collage.

00:07:15Nov 14, 2013Video MP4

Photo Restoration Tips and Tricks

By Matt Kloskowski

Photo restorations can be some of the most rewarding projects. In this video, Matt shows you some tips and tricks on figuring out which tools will help you get the job done.

00:07:38Nov 8, 2013Video MP4

The Retouching Power of Photoshop's Patch Tool

By Matt Kloskowski

The Patch tool has been incrementally improved over the years, with many new features added with little or no fanfare. Matt looks at some of the best features the Patch tool has to offer that you may have missed.

00:05:08Oct 16, 2013Video MP4

How to Make Your Skies Look Great

By Matt Kloskowski

One of the downsides of the polarizing filter is that it can often make your skies look fake. Using some quick Photoshop techniques, though, we can combine two photos and take advantage of the polarizer while still having a great-looking sky.

00:06:03Oct 11, 2013Video MP4

Using Camera Raw Over and Over Again as a Filter

By Matt Kloskowski

In Photoshop CC, Adobe lets you go into Camera Raw without losing your previous adjustments. With a little trick you'll learn in this video, you can even save your settings each time so you can adjust them whenever you want.

00:04:28Sep 24, 2013Video MP4

Camera Raw's New and Enhanced Portrait Retouching Tools

By Matt Kloskowski

In the latest CC version of Photoshop, Adobe really ramped up the retouching tools in Camera Raw. With the new enhancements you can use them just like any other brush, which opens up a whole new world of retouching possibilities.

00:04:51Sep 17, 2013Video MP4

Photo Editing From Start to Finish: The Washington Coast

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt reverts a photo back to its original raw form and shows you the entire editing process from start to finish he uses to come up with the final portfolio image.

00:09:21Sep 4, 2013Video MP4

Making Reusable Templates in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

What happens when you create a killer template and want to reuse it for another project? A feature called Smart Objects (and some pre-planning) can have Photoshop replace multiple versions of a photo in one template with another.

00:05:57Aug 27, 2013Video MP4

The Camera Raw "Do-Over" Button

By Matt Kloskowski

Lightroom fans love the Previous button. It applies whatever you just did to a photo - to the next photo. Camera Raw has a similar feature that's just as useful if you quickly want to apply changes from one photo to another.

00:03:34Aug 20, 2013Video MP4

A New Way to Dodge and Burn

By Matt Kloskowski

I've always been a big believer that dodging and burning is one of those things that helps your photos dramatically. In this tutorial I'll show you one of my tricks for helping the process out and really making the dodge/burn experience much easier.

00:05:10Aug 13, 2013Video MP4

Matt's Top 5 New Features for Photographers in Photoshop CC

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt runs down his five favorite new features in Photoshop Creative Cloud specifically for photographers.

00:10:05Aug 5, 2013Video MP4

Cleaning Up Photos for Print

By Matt Kloskowski

Seen on a computer, it's easy to overlook small spots in images. But when we see them printed, those imperfections stand out like a sore thumb. With a little help visualizing them, you can easily get rid of them and clean up your prints in no time.

00:04:26May 27, 2013Video MP4

The Ultimate Lab Color Mode Trick For Boosting Colors

By Matt Kloskowski

This video shows an old trick by Dan Margulis to boost colors in your outdoor photos. With a quick color mode change and a Curves adjustment, you'll see how you can take your photos from "eh" to vibrant in just a few clicks.

00:04:35May 20, 2013Video MP4

Merging Blend Modes

By Matt Kloskowski

If you've used layers and blend modes for any amount of time, you've probably encountered the mysterious shift in appearance when you try to merge layers. Here's a quick tip that'll help you merge without losing any detail and visual changes you've made.

00:04:15May 13, 2013Video MP4

Sharpening For Both Web and Print

By Matt Kloskowski

How do you best add sharpening so you know which image is web and which is print? Better yet, how do you add sharpening in a way that doesn't require two separate files. With a little creativity and smart filter layers, you'll see how.

00:04:43May 9, 2013Video MP4

Photoshop's Conditional Actions

By Matt Kloskowski

Actions are great, but Photoshop normally can't make a decision on what action to play if it encounters an unexpected image type. In this video you'll see that with conditional actions, new to Creative Cloud subscribers, you can do just that.

00:04:12Apr 29, 2013Video MP4

The Photoshop Secret Behind Long Exposure Photography

By Matt Kloskowski

The movement and motion that comes with long exposures can bring problems to your final image. Here’s a great tip to keep the parts of the photo you want still and sharp while allowing other parts of the photo to blur from the longer exposure times.

00:06:40Apr 11, 2013Video MP4

Liquify Retouching The Smart Way

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt takes a look at how Liquify is now smarter and what it means to your photo editing process.

00:05:56Apr 2, 2013Video MP4

10 Tips For Using Type in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

The type tool is one of the most important features in Photoshop. In this video, Matt goes over 10 (ish) tips to help you get the most from it.

00:10:25Feb 11, 2013Video MP4

Creating Multiple Versions Of Your Photo in Camera Raw

By Matt Kloskowski

If you've ever wanted to compare your color photo with a black and white version, or even another version, you'll love the Snapshots feature in Camera Raw.

00:03:47Feb 4, 2013Video MP4

Word Clouds and Photoshop - The Perfect Combo

By Matt Kloskowski

Word clouds are images that are simply made up of words. They're actually very cool looking by themselves, but when you add a photo and a bit of Photoshop to one, you can really create some great-looking designs.

00:05:55Jan 28, 2013Video MP4

Long Exposure Clouds and Water

By Matt Kloskowski

The silky water and streaky cloud effects in long exposure photography can make a photo look stunning. Matt shows how you can still get some of the same effects using Photoshop even if you didn't shoot with neutral density filters.

00:05:55Jan 21, 2013Video MP4

Portrait Retouching In Camera Raw

By Matt Kloskowski

We typically think of using Adobe Camera Raw to adjust the exposure and color of our photos, but you can do so much more. In this video we'll take a look at some quick and basic portrait retouching that we can do with the Adjustment Brush.

00:06:41Jan 14, 2013Video MP4

When Your Image Size Doesn't Match Your Print Size

By Matt Kloskowski

Photoshop has a feature called Content Aware Scale that can help image sizes match print sizes. It let's you scale the image to fit a certain size, but also lets you tell Photoshop what parts are important so it doesn't mess with those areas.

00:06:00Nov 21, 2012Video MP4

Making Killer Selections in Photoshop Elements 11

By Matt Kloskowski

Elements 11 just made a huge leap in the world of selections with it's new Refine Edge technology. If you've ever wanted to make complex selections, this tool is going to make your job infinitely easier.

00:08:41Nov 19, 2012Video MP4

Photoshop CS6's Content Aware Move

By Matt Kloskowski

One of the new features in Photoshop CS6 that continues to get a lot of buzz is the Content Aware Move Tool. It builds on some already killer "content-aware" technology and gives us the ability to move things in a photo from one spot to another.

00:06:32Nov 8, 2012Video MP4

An Entirely Different Kind Of Panorama

By Matt Kloskowski

With the technology that we have today, there are some incredible things we can do with the panorama-stitching technology in Photoshop to create images that weren't possible just a few years ago.

00:08:26Nov 6, 2012Video MP4

Before and After: Outdoor Portrait

By Matt Kloskowski

In this video Matt works with a photo from start-to-finish. Starting with the original, Matt walks through all of the things he usually does in Camera Raw, then jumps into Photoshop to finish things off with retouching, sharpening and finishing effects.

00:12:26Nov 2, 2012Video MP4

Photoshop CS6's New Field Blur Filter

By Matt Kloskowski

New in Photoshop CS6, Field Blur is probably one of the most realistic blur filters in Photoshop. If you ever wanted to make your photo look like it was shot with one of those expensive shallow-depth-of-field lenses, Field Blur is a great way to do it.

00:06:55Nov 1, 2012Video MP4

The Most Powerful Sharpening Tool in Photoshop Elements 11

By Matt Kloskowski

Adobe added a feature to Photoshop Elements 11 that makes it easier than ever to selectively apply sharpening to only the parts of the photo that you want to stay really sharp. This video demonstrates that new feature.

00:06:21Oct 25, 2012Video MP4

Enhancing Fall Colors in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

If you live in an area where the trees will lose their leaves, you've probably got some photos of those leaves changing colors. In this video you'll see there's a really great little recipe for enhancing those fall colors and making them really stand out.

00:05:11Oct 23, 2012Video MP4

Creating Alternate Versions of Your Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

Photoshop has a feature called Snapshots that lets you create different versions of your photos and go back to a certain point without moving all of the sliders to get there. You can use it to back out multiple changes or easily try alternate settings.

00:05:46Sep 26, 2012Video MP4

Selective Noise Reduction

By Matt Kloskowski

When printing high ISO photos, you may need to reduce noise. Often this causes blurring, but a setting in Camera Raw lets you selectively reduce the noise in just the shadowy areas of the photo to preserve details that you need to remain crisp.

00:04:04Sep 19, 2012Video MP4

My Favorite Adjustment in Camera Raw

By Matt Kloskowski

The selective white balance controls in Camera Raw offer powerful ways to enhance your photos. Two sliders allow you to enhance and correct the color in your photos. As a bonus they work with both the graduated filter and the adjustment brush.

00:06:17Sep 12, 2012Video MP4

Creating One-Click Recipes of Your Favorite Effects

By Matt Kloskowski

The presets panel in Photoshop is your one-click way to your favorite photo recipes. Set a combination of effects you like in your photos and create a preset that remembers everything. You're then one click away from applying an effect to another photo.

00:06:18Sep 6, 2012Video MP4

Photoshop CS6 and the New Process Version Changes in Camera Raw

By Matt Kloskowski

Adobe added the "process version" a while back in Camera Raw. Now, when each new version of Photoshop comes out, they change that process version. The latest, 2012, comes with some great new features and tools, demonstrated here, for editing your photos.

00:06:24Aug 29, 2012Video MP4

Saving and Recovering Your Photos in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

If you've ever lost an image to a crash in Photoshop or just work with large files, you're going to love this feature. Photoshop CS6 comes with some new background save and auto save features that not only come in handy, but also save you a bunch of time.

00:06:30Aug 22, 2012Video MP4

Taking Advantage of Type Styles in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

When working with type in Photoshop, you may know that it is hard to control and change your text within many type layers. CS6 now has Type Styles, which let you define a style for a set of type layers and change that style with just a few clicks.

00:03:42Aug 15, 2012Video MP4

Merging HDR Photos in A New Way

By Matt Kloskowski

There’s a feature in Camera Raw 7.1 that lets you take a full 32-bit image right into ACR. So instead of tonemapping your HDR image in Photoshop, you can use the controls you’re already used to in ACR to do it. Here you can see it in action.

00:06:21Aug 8, 2012Video MP4

Selective White Balance in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

The adjustment brush and graduated filter in Camera Raw and Photoshop CS6 have a couple of new settings that allow you to adjust the color of specific parts of the photo. Once you use these updated tools, you're not going to be able to live without 'em.

00:04:30Jun 20, 2012Video MP4

The New Camera Raw in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

In CS6 Adobe changed a few sliders in the Basic panel to not only make them easier to use, but to make them way more powerful when it comes to adjusting your photos.

00:04:35Jun 13, 2012Video MP4

Photoshop CS6's New Wide Angle Correction Filter

By Matt Kloskowski

Camera Raw and Lightroom both have great tools for fixing perspective problems, but now Photoshop CS6 has the Adaptive Wide Angle filter. The new filter lets you draw on exactly the areas you want to correct, and it does all the work for you.

00:03:49May 17, 2012Video MP4

Selecting Skin Tones in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

When working with faces and skin tones, selecting those skin tones has always been a manual process. With CS6 we now have a selection tool that'll take away the work of making the selection and free up your time to quickly make the adjustments you need.

00:03:45May 15, 2012Video MP4

Lighting Effects Returns to Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

The Lighting Effect filter has returned in Photoshop CS6. It is a great tool that lets you add, position, and control the intensity and color of lights in your images. In this video we'll take a look at the new (well, kinda new) filter and how to use it.

00:03:55May 11, 2012Video MP4

Photoshop CS6's Brand New Interface

By Matt Kloskowski

Perhaps one of the biggest changes you'll see when you first open CS6 is the interface. It's dark… like, really dark! In this video we'll take a look at the new interface and some nice little changes that'll streamline your whole Photoshop experience.

00:04:52May 9, 2012Video MP4

Creating the Tilt-Shift Lens Effect in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

Tilt-Shift lenses are synonymous with the effect that makes images look like "miniatures" in photos. Photoshop CS6 has a new blur filter that let's you add that effect without the need for the tilt-shift lens, which we explore that filter in this video.

00:04:03May 7, 2012Video MP4

Liquify Improvements in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

If you've used the Liquify tool, you probably know it's never been the fastest tool out there. In CS6 it's gotten a significant speed boost as well as some enhancements that make it easier to use, as you'll see in this video.

00:04:06May 4, 2012Video MP4

Photoshop CS6's New Crop Tool

By Matt Kloskowski

If you've used Lightroom, you'll find that the new Crop Tool in Photoshop CS6 looks familiar. But if you haven't, you'll find that cropping in CS6 is a brand new experience. We'll look at all the new features of the Photoshop CS6 Crop Tool in this video.

00:04:44May 3, 2012Video MP4

Working with Blur Filters in Photoshop CS6

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski explores some of the new Blur Filters in Photoshop CS6, focusing on features found in the Field Blur and Iris Blur tools and a dramatically different method of adjusting settings within the tools.

00:04:48Apr 24, 2012Video MP4

Make Your Photos Look Like Painted Art in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

One of my favorite filters is free to download from Adobe. It's called Pixel Bender, and the specific filter in it is called Oil Paint. If you ever wanted to give your photos that "artistic painterly" look, you'll absolutely lose your mind over this one.

00:05:21Apr 10, 2012Video MP4

An Unusual Cloning Tool in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

The Clone Stamp tool and Healing brush work amazingly well. However, if you've got a larger area to fix, sometimes the brushes can take a lot of time and still not give great results.This video looks at an alternative using a more unusual method.

00:04:09Apr 3, 2012Video MP4

Selection Secrets: Removing Fringes From Hair, Part 2

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt shows you how to break a complex selection into 2 areas using Photoshop CS5's Refine Edge and Defringing features. You'll learn which settings work best for easy-clean-edged selections and which areas work best for detailed or wispy hair selections.

00:08:28Mar 27, 2012Video MP4

Selection Secrets: Removing Fringes From Hair, Part 1

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt shows you a technique to break apart a complex selection into 2 areas using Photoshop CS5's Refine Edge feature. You'll learn which settings work best for easy-clean-edged selections and which areas work best for detailed or wispy hair selections.

00:09:07Mar 20, 2012Video MP4

Beams of Light

By Matt Kloskowski

This time around we'll revisit and oldie but a goodie in Photoshop: a trick to create some extra light beams using a simple filter to enhance scenes with a lot of trees or windows in them.

00:06:03Mar 12, 2012Video MP4

The 3 Blend Modes You'll Use Most, Part 3

By Matt Kloskowski

In the final part of this series on blend modes in Photoshop, Matt continues with the last 2 blend modes you'll need to enhance contrast.

00:07:20Mar 5, 2012Video MP4

The 3 Blend Modes You'll Use Most, Part 2

By Matt Kloskowski

In the second part of this series on blend modes in Photoshop, Matt introduces the 2nd blend mode you'll use often if you want to brighten parts of your photos and images.

00:06:38Feb 27, 2012Video MP4

The 3 Blend Modes You'll Use Most, Part 1

By Matt Kloskowski

In the first part of this new series on blend modes in Photoshop, Matt will show you that you really only need 3 (maybe 4) blend modes to accomplish just about anything you want to do. We'll start with one of the most popular.

00:06:56Feb 20, 2012Video MP4

Viewing Your Photos Full Screen

By Matt Kloskowski

In this video we'll take a look at all of the full screen options in Photoshop to make showing off your work easier, whether you're by yourself or with a group.

00:05:13Jan 25, 2012Video MP4

Camera Raw Snapshots

By Matt Kloskowski

One thing that Camera Raw doesn't have is versions. There's really no "official" way to do it in Photoshop. However, there is a feature called Snapshots that'll help out.

00:04:36Jan 18, 2012Video MP4

Brightening Dark Faces

By Matt Kloskowski

One of the hardest things to do in natural light portraits is to make sure that people have enough light on their faces. Luckily there's a really simple way in Photoshop to help fix this after the fact.

00:04:22Jan 12, 2012Video MP4

Vanishing Point Filter

By Matt Kloskowski

The vanishing point filter helps you put things into perspective (Photoshop things, that is). Matt Kloskowski shows how the vanishing point filter works and provides some tips for its use.

00:04:26Dec 19, 2011Video MP4

Sharpening for Resizing

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski talks about why you may need to sharpen your photos - even if you are decreasing the size of your image - and then shows you how it's done in Photoshop.

00:04:54Dec 15, 2011Video MP4

Removing Wrinkles

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski shows how to minimize the impact of a subject's wrinkles in Photoshop without completely removing them using Content Aware and the Spot Healing Brush.

00:05:38Dec 12, 2011Video MP4

Even More Puppet Warp Tips

By Matt Kloskowski

It's worth spending extra time on especially cool features in Photoshop. In this episode Matt Kloskowski returns to puppet warp and provides keys to making the effect really effective. Watch the podcast to see how smart objects fit in.

00:04:02Dec 8, 2011Video MP4

Content Aware Scaling: Downscaling

By Matt Kloskowski

Last time he explored Photoshop's content aware feature, Matt Kloskowski made a photo fit onto a larger canvas. This time he shows you how to resize an image for a smaller canvas without distorting key parts of your photo.

00:04:23Dec 5, 2011Video MP4

5 Tips for Layer Styles

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski loves to provide lists of key tips for Photoshop users. In this podcast he provides 5 things you simply have to know about layer styles. Plus some bonus sub-tips.

00:07:49Dec 2, 2011Video MP4

Photoshop TV Scanline Retro Effect

By Matt Kloskowski

This time around we're digging in the retro vault for one of those Photoshop effects that's been around for a while but is still used all the time: a TV scanline.

00:06:14Sep 22, 2011Video MP4

More on Puppet Warp in Photoshop CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Since it's release in Photoshop CS5, I've grown A LOT more fond of the Puppet Warp tool. I can't say that it's my go-to tool in Photoshop, but when you see some of the potential that it has, I think you'll find yourself using it more and more.

00:06:47Sep 19, 2011Video MP4

Photoshop Compositing with Color and Atmosphere

By Matt Kloskowski

Last time I did a video based on a tutorial from my latest Photoshop book. This time around we'll talk about some changes we can make to the color and overall atmosphere of a photo that really help tie elements together to make them real.

00:11:24Sep 15, 2011Video MP4

Photoshop Compositing Basics with Smart Objects

By Matt Kloskowski

I thought I'd celebrate my new Photoshop book's release by doing a composite using one of the techniques I use throughout the book: smart objects. They let us blend a person into the background by changing the brightness and color to match the background.

00:09:42Sep 12, 2011Video MP4

Content Aware Scale in Photoshop CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Content Aware "Fill" made a big splash in Photoshop CS5. But what a lot of people didn't realize (especially if you skipped CS4 as an upgrade) is that you also got a feature called content aware scale.

00:09:15Sep 5, 2011Video MP4

Introducing Mini Bridge

By Matt Kloskowski

One of Photoshop CS5's new features is Mini Bridge. It's a great way to access and open your photos from within a panel in Photoshop. This video explains how to use Mini Bridge and where it fits in as you're working in Photoshop's main editing window.

00:06:10Jul 11, 2011Video MP4

5 Things You Need to Know About Filters in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

Photoshop has plenty of undocumented features - things that don't show up anywhere when you're working with a specific tool. In this video we're going to go through the Filter menu and look at some tips and tricks that simply make using filters easier.

00:09:32Jul 4, 2011Video MP4

5 Things You Need to Know About the Gradient Tool in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

Photoshop has more undocumented features than you can imagine - things that simply don't show up anywhere when you're working with a tool. We're going to go through the Gradient tool and look at some hidden tips and tricks that make using it a lot easier.

00:04:08Jun 27, 2011Video MP4

Designing with the Puppet Warp tool in Photoshop CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Of all the new tools and features in Photoshop CS5, Puppet Warp has been one of the least-covered. It has a very specific use, but there are some pretty cool things you can do once you understand how it works. We'll take a basic look at it in this video.

00:07:31May 16, 2011Video MP4

Beyond the Basics of HDR Photography

By Matt Kloskowski

Previously we covered the basics of using Merge to HDR Pro in Photoshop CS5. This video walks you through exactly what you'll need to finish those HDR photos and make 'em look their best.

00:09:45May 9, 2011Video MP4

Starting Out with HDR Photograph in Photoshop CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Photoshop's Merge to HDR Pro lets you combine several exposures of the same photo. The result is one super-photo with a ton of detail and range in both the shadows and highlights. It gives a cool look to the photo, too. This video looks at how to use it.

00:08:30May 2, 2011Video MP4

Enhancing Lighting Effects

By Matt Kloskowski

Lighting can make or break a photo. With the Photoshop technique you'll learn in this week's video, you'll see how adding a simple spotlight effect to an existing light can give an extra degree of depth and dimension to your photo.

00:05:14Mar 16, 2011Video MP4

Lab Sharpening

By Matt Kloskowski

If you've been into digital photography, chances are you've seen a lot of different ways to sharpen. In this video we'll take a look at the Lab Sharpening method in Photoshop and you'll see exactly where it can fit in to help your photos.

00:05:13Mar 9, 2011Video MP4

Texture Masks

By Matt Kloskowski

Textures can totally change the look and feel of an image. With Photoshop, you can make it look old and weathered or give that grunge feel to a photo.

00:05:48Mar 3, 2011Video MP4

The New Bridge Export Panel

By Matt Kloskowski

A feature that sneaked under the radar in Photoshop CS5 is the Export panel in Bridge. It let's us export photos (Raw or JPEG) into custom-sized JPEGs for photo sharing sites like Flickr, as well as creating presets for things like email and the web.

00:04:13Jan 31, 2011Video MP4

Fast Adjustment Layers

By Matt Kloskowski

This video looks at a way to make adding adjustment layers a breeze. With help from existing keyboard shortcuts (and the option to add your own), you'll have all of the power of adjustment layers using the same keystrokes that the regular adjustments use.

00:04:26Jan 24, 2011Video MP4

Visualizing Selections

By Matt Kloskowski

Selections are one of Photoshop's most important features, but sometimes those little marching ants are a problem. They're hard to see and make it difficult to visualize what your selection is going to look like. Here we'll take a look at another option.

00:04:45Jan 17, 2011Video MP4

Sharpening Tip - One Size Does Not Fit All

By Matt Kloskowski

This time around we'll take a look at how sharpening settings differ based on the size of the image.

00:04:52Dec 20, 2010Video MP4

Using Smart Collections in Bridge CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Smart Collections are an easy way to keep organized in Bridge CS5. By setting things up once, you're able to organize your photos and images automatically each time you add new ones to your library.

00:05:17Dec 13, 2010Video MP4

Creating an iPad Interface: Leather Texture, Part 2

By Matt Kloskowski

Whether you're creating an interface for an iPhone, iPad or website, there are lots of tips and tricks to be learned from looking at current designs. In part 2 of this two-part series, we'll take a look at creating the stitching on our leather background.

00:05:58Nov 16, 2010Video MP4

Creating an iPad Interface: Leather Texture, Part 1

By Matt Kloskowski

Whether you're creating an interface for an iPhone, iPad or website, there are lots of tips and tricks to be learned from looking at current designs. In this two-part series we'll take a look at creating a leather texture with both depth and dimension.

00:07:13Nov 12, 2010Video MP4

Freeze it with Liquify

By Matt Kloskowski

A little known feature of the Liquify tool keeps Liquify from working on specific parts of a photo. In this video you'll see where it comes in handy for a quick retouching exercise. You'll also see the negative effects and learn how to avoid them.

00:03:54Oct 11, 2010Video MP4

Printing with Rounded Corners

By Matt Kloskowski

This time around we'll look at a quick tip for creating rounded corners on your photos for print, web, or even slideshow layouts.

00:05:12Oct 4, 2010Video MP4

Speeding Up the Liquify Tool for Retouching

By Matt Kloskowski

The Liquify tool rocks! But one of the hardest things about using it for retouching is that it's a bit slow and sluggish to respond. This tip will help make the tool a lot faster and easier to use.

00:04:35Sep 27, 2010Video MP4

All Kinds of Tips About Layers

By Matt Kloskowski

Every once in a while I do a video that's just difficult to name. This is that video. The end result is a cool wedding (or portrait) layout, but I go over a bunch of layers tips that really help speed things up when working with a multi-layered document.

00:06:34Sep 20, 2010Video MP4

Lens Correction in Photoshop CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

The new lens correction feature in Camera Raw is a lifesaver if you have perspective or distortion issues in your photos. In this video you'll see how lens correction works and how you can totally transform a photo from within the Camera Raw dialog.

00:04:53Sep 13, 2010Video MP4

Taking a Photo from Start to Finish, Part 3

By Matt Kloskowski

In this 3-part series, Matt starts from scratch with a raw photo and walks you through the editing process in Adobe Camera Raw. In part 3, Matt shows you how to edit specific areas as well as do some quick retouching (yes -- retouching in Camera Raw!).

00:07:03Jul 14, 2010Video MP4

Taking a Photo from Start to Finish, Part 2

By Matt Kloskowski

In this 3-part series, Matt starts from scratch with a raw photo and walks you through the editing process in Adobe Camera Raw. In Part 2, Matt talks about the Basic panel and how 80-90% of the work in Camera Raw is done right there.

00:04:45Jul 7, 2010Video MP4

Taking a Photo from Start to Finish, Part 1

By Matt Kloskowski

In this 3-part series, Matt starts from scratch with a raw photo and walks you through the editing process in Adobe Camera Raw. This first part covers one of the best secrets of Camera Raw and how it's just one click away.

00:05:13Jun 29, 2010Video MP4

Vignetting in Camera Raw CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Vignetting has become one of the most-used finishing effects in Camera Raw as a nice way to draw viewers into the center of a photo. The earlier vignetting option left a bit of a dull look on photos, but the new CS5 Styles list give much better results.

00:04:07Jun 1, 2010Video MP4

The New Grain Feature in CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Camera Raw really moved light years ahead in allowing us to remove noise from our photos. But it's also given us a way to add noise right back in. Yup, the new Grain feature in CS5 lets us recreate some traditional film effects with just a few sliders.

00:03:13May 24, 2010Video MP4

Better Noise Reduction in Photoshop CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Adobe has made big strides in noise reduction technology in CS5, and you'll be amazed at how quickly you can remove noise while still maintaining a good level of detail.

00:05:58May 10, 2010Video MP4

Changes to Camera Raw Processing in CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

In CS5 Adobe has changed the way Camera Raw reads the information in your photos. Matt explains what that means for both your new and old photos and what you might want to do to take advantage of the improvements.

00:05:02May 3, 2010Video MP4

Using Photoshop CS5's Improved Sharpen Tool

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt demonstrates how to use the improved sharpen tool in CS5 to sharpen specific areas of your image. It works as a brush so you don't have to sharpen the entire image at once.

00:02:18Apr 15, 2010Video MP4

Layers Improvements in Photoshop CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Adobe improved CS5 to make using layers easier. In this video Matt runs through Paste Into Place, changing opacity on multiple layers simultaneously, dragging/dropping images from your desktop, and saving defaults for common layer styles.

00:04:31Apr 14, 2010Video MP4

Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop CS5

By Matt Kloskowski

Photoshop can automatically fill in the background after you remove an object from your image. In this video Matt shows how to use content-aware fill using the Selection Tool as well as with the Spot Healing Brush.

00:03:39Apr 13, 2010Video MP4

CS5's Improved Selection Tool

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt explains the edge detection feature of CS5's much improved Selection Tool -- his favorite improved feature of CS5. See just how easy it is to quickly make accurate selections, even when working with wisps of hair.

00:04:04Apr 12, 2010Video MP4

White Balance and Color Correction Presets for JPEGs

By Matt Kloskowski

Camera Raw is one of the easiest places to make color changes to your photos. When shooting in the raw mode, you also have some presets similar to what's in our cameras. But if you're editing a JPEG, those presets aren't there. Here's how to get them.

00:03:56Apr 2, 2010Video MP4

Creating Taped Edges

By Matt Kloskowski

Among all of the cool graphics we use with those layouts, tape is really popular. In this video you'll see where you can get graphics like this, but more importantly, how to use them and how to take your layouts that one extra step toward realism.

6:38Jan 27, 2010Video MP4

Evening Out Skin Tones

By Matt Kloskowski

In this week's video Matt shows a quick technique for evening out those skin tones and making people look more evenly lit.

3:11Jan 14, 2010Video MP4

Brightness vs. Exposure

By Matt Kloskowski

This question has been asked many times: What's the difference between Brightness and Exposure in Camera Raw? Matt shows us a little of what's going on behind the scenes with these two adjustments and how you can apply what you've learned to a photo.

6:52Jan 8, 2010Video MP4

Faking a Panorama in Photoshop

By Matt Kloskowski

Even if you don't shoot a pano in the camera, you can still have a panoramic photo with Photoshop. In this video, we'll look at how to fake a panorama and how to get a feeling for what the pano will look like.

5:52Dec 23, 2009Video MP4

Removing Dust & Speckles from Old Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

All of my old photos are plagued with some of the same problems. One of them is those tiny little dust specs and scratches all over the place. In this video we'll use a not-so-common filter in Photoshop to help take care of them in no time flat.

4:19Dec 16, 2009Video MP4

sRGB vs. Adobe RGB

By Matt Kloskowski

In this video I'll help you figure out what the difference is, where you'll see that difference, and what mode is best to keep your photos in.

7:43Dec 4, 2009Video MP4

Enhancing Symmetry in Your Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

We're often drawn to symmetry in our photos, but many times what looks symmetrical in real life doesn't look that way when we take the photo. We'll look at some ways to enhance this in our photos and help make a photo look more like what we actually saw.

5:05Dec 1, 2009Video MP4

Adjustment Brush 101

By Matt Kloskowski

The Adjustment Brush inside of Camera Raw is probably one of the biggest features to hit raw editing since the raw image itself. In this video, Matt goes over the key features of the tool.

11:01Nov 20, 2009Video MP4

Sharpening Workflow, Part 3

By Matt Kloskowski

This is part 3 of the sharpening workflow video series. In this final video of the series, we'll take a look at some options you have when printing photos and how you can add a little extra sharpening right before you print.

6:19Oct 14, 2009Video MP4

Sharpening Workflow, Part 2

By Matt Kloskowski

In Part 2 of the Sharpening Workflow series, we'll look at how to apply some creative or selective sharpening if you have one area of a photo you really want to stand out.

7:22Oct 6, 2009Video MP4

Sharpening Workflow, Part 1

By Matt Kloskowski

There are many options for sharpening photos in Photoshop and Camera Raw. In this video we're going to take a look at the workflow, specifically where your sharpening should begin.

11:32Sep 25, 2009Video MP4

Removing Dark Circles Under the Eyes

By Matt Kloskowski

Whether it's caused by lack of sleep, too much work, stress, skin texture and tone or whatever, lots of people have dark circles under their eyes. Removing them requires just a tiny bit of brush work.

5:33Sep 15, 2009Video MP4

Automatically Make Your Photos Look Better in Camera Raw

By Matt Kloskowski

Adobe added Camera Profiles to Camera Raw that automatically do a great job at making your photo look better. When coupled with a feature that lets you set default settings in the raw dialog, you've got a great combination.

3:35Sep 4, 2009Video MP4

Edge Vignettes the Right Way

By Matt Kloskowski

Edge vignetting has become incredibly popular. When done the right way (meaning not overdone), they really do make a photo look better. However, there are a few ways to create these edge vignettes, some of which work better then others.

6:35Aug 28, 2009Video MP4

CS4's Hue/Saturation Dialog

By Matt Kloskowski

CS4 made some pretty slick changes to the Hue/Saturation dialog that take some of the guesswork out of using it. We'll take a look at 'em (and some neat shortcuts) in this video.

4:36Jun 19, 2009Video MP4

Removing Distortion from Wide-Angle Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

Wide angle lenses often introduce distortion into photos. Tall buildings look like they're leaning over, and, depending on how close you are to your subject, some things may look like they're bulging or curved. This tutorial will show how to fix that.

4:53Jun 12, 2009Video MP4

High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR), Part 2

By Matt Kloskowski

HDR software combines multiple images into one photograph to get the best of multiple exposures. Previously we explored how to use Photoshop's HDR software. Now we're going to look at another program called Photomatix that let's us take HDR even further.

10:54Jun 10, 2009Video MP4

Quick Portrait Thinning

By Matt Kloskowski

If you need to take a few pounds off of someone quickly, the Free Transform tool in Photoshop can do it. It's the fastest diet around.

3:32Jun 5, 2009Video MP4

High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR), Part 1

By Matt Kloskowski

HDR photography is the process of taking multiple photos with different exposure settings. HDR software combines them into one photograph and gets some pretty fantastic results. Here we'll explore how to use the HDR software that comes with Photoshop.

11:05Jun 3, 2009Video MP4

Cloning with a Preview in CS4

By Matt Kloskowski

The Clone Stamp tool got one of the best upgrades in CS4, because it now works the way it always should have. The Clone Stamp brush has a preview that let's you see exactly what you're about to paint with and exactly where to place the newly cloned area.

03:31May 27, 2009Video MP4

Rich Black and Whites

By Matt Kloskowski

Many of the really nice black and white work actually has a little color tint in it. We're going to learn how to introduce some color tint into your b&w and actually control where it goes to give you a richer, fuller photo that really stands out.

12:34May 22, 2009Video MP4

CS4's New Content Aware Scaling Feature

By Matt Kloskowski

If you've ever had to scale an image in Photoshop, you've probably noticed that Photoshop squishes or stretches it. Content Aware Scaling instead inserts (or removes) bands of pixels throughout the image and keeps the image resolution totally intact.

06:18May 20, 2009Video MP4

Double Processing in Camera Raw

By Matt Kloskowski

Camera Raw is great for global changes, but what happens when you make one part of the photo look good and another part starts to look bad? That's when you call in a technique called Double Processing.

5:57May 18, 2009Video MP4

Vibrance

By Matt Kloskowski

Trying to get the color in your photos saturated enough, but not too much (and without degrading the skin tones), is a very common problem for photographers. The new Vibrance adjustment in CS4 makes this task much easier.

04:53May 14, 2009Video MP4

On Image Controls

By Matt Kloskowski

Image Controls simplify the process of figuring out which adjustment sliders will affect certain areas of your photos. With CS4 you just open an image adjustment and click-and-drag on it and Photoshop makes all the corresponding adjustments.

3:12May 8, 2009Video MP4

Background Blur

By Matt Kloskowski

When we think of blurring we usually think of the Gaussian Blur filter. But the blur photographers get from it tends to look fake. The Lens Blur filter provides a much more realistic blur and, with some setup time, can create some very realistic results.

6:49May 1, 2009Video MP4

Color Balancing Multiple Parts of a Photo

By Matt Kloskowski

Color balancing one part of a photo often makes another part look worse. It can be difficult to perfect all parts of a photo. Luckily the Adjustment Brush, a new tool in Photoshop CS4 Camera Raw, lets us achieve good color in multiple parts of a photo.

4:20Apr 24, 2009Video MP4

Ghosted Man Effect

By Matt Kloskowski

I saw an ad for a reality TV show that included the outline of a person wearing a suit – with no one actually wearing the suit. This could have been done in a number of ways, but I'll show you how to fake it in Photoshop to achieve the same effect.

7:47Apr 22, 2009Video MP4

Pro Sports Background

By Matt Kloskowski

This video shows a cool effect for backgrounds behind sports photos that can be used in everything from ads to little league and school photos. You'll see that a couple of quick gradients can add some drama and change the entire look and feel of an image.

5:00Apr 17, 2009Video MP4

Restoring Torn Photos

By Matt Kloskowski

There are many ways to restore old photos. Here I look at a different approach for bringing two pieces of a torn photo together. The end result looks great, and you'll see the tools that repair the photo a lot faster than if I used the traditional route.

4:44Apr 10, 2009Video MP4

Grid View in Bridge CS4

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski shares a quick tip inside of the brand new Bridge CS4 for viewing your images at Photoshop World Las Vegas, 2008.

1:45Sep 23, 2008Video MP4

Matt Kloskowski's Reasons to Upgrade to Photoshop CS4

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski explains why camera raw with the adjustment brush and the new adjustments panel are two of the most compelling reasons to upgrade to Photoshop CS4 at Photoshop World Las Vegas, 2008.

2:06Sep 23, 2008Video MP4

Photoshop CS4 Camera Raw Vignette Tip

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski shares a quick tip in lens vignetting using the whole new version of camera raw in Photoshop CS4 at Photoshop World Las Vegas, 2008.

3:13Sep 23, 2008Video MP4

Lightroom 2 Quick Tip

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski teaches you how to install camera profiles in Lightroom 2 at Photoshop World Las Vegas, 2008.

4:01Sep 5, 2008Video MP4

Using the Volume Browser in Lightroom 2

By Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski reveals his favorite feature for managing photos in Lightroom 2 at Photoshop World Las Vegas, 2008.

4:01Sep 5, 2008Video MP4

An Overview of Blend Modes - Part 1

By Matt Kloskowski

Author Matt Kloskowski gives an overview of the four blend modes you will use the most in Photoshop.

9:42Apr 3, 2008Video MP4

An Overview of Blend Modes - Part 2

By Matt Kloskowski

Author Matt Kloskowski gives an overview of the four blend modes you will use the most in Photoshop. Part 2

6:38Apr 3, 2008Video MP4

Blending Photos Together

By Matt Kloskowski

Author Matt Kloskowski demonstrates how to blend your photos together to create an even better image.

8:18Apr 3, 2008Video MP4

How to Fix Chromatic Aberrations (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

Learn to fix color shifts and artifacts in images, caused by low-quality lenses or an ability to catch quality color in all three channels, using the Lens Correction filter.

04:26Oct 25, 2007Video MP4

How to Add a Brushed Border (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

Add rough edges to your photo with a brushed border, and work faster and smarter by creating a border that can be used over and over.

08:54Oct 24, 2007Video MP4

How to Add Text on Top of Photos (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

There are many ways to include type in your designs, but unless you've got a blank area in your photo, it can be a lot harder then you think. NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows you how to make text fit in just about any place on your image.

1:00Oct 9, 2007Video MP4

How to Use the Filter Panel in Bridge CS3 (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows you how to use the Filter panel in Bridge CS3 as your one-stop shop for finding images and photos on your computer.

1:00Oct 9, 2007Video MP4

How to Create Patterns in Photoshop CS3 (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to define a pattern in Photoshop, where Photoshop stores those patterns, and how to use a pattern once it’s been created.

03:35Sep 14, 2007Video MP4

How to Create the Breakout Effect (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shares a cool technique that involves using two simple images and a layer to make something appear to be breaking out of its border.

04:51Sep 7, 2007Video MP4

Using a Grid (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

Author Matt Kloskowski offers a grid shortcut tip to help compose your digital photos.

4:48Sep 4, 2007Video MP4

How to Create the Ray of Light Effect (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to create one of his favorite effects--the ray of light.

05:17Aug 31, 2007Video MP4

How to Use Photoshop CS3’s Auto Align Tool (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to merge the best parts of two photos using Photoshop CS3's Auto Align tool.

02:52Aug 24, 2007Video MP4

How to Create Lab Color Presets (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to use the improved Curves dialog to make easy work of boosting your colors in the Lab Color space.

04:03Aug 17, 2007Video MP4

How to Use the Script Menu with Layer Comps (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows you how to save multiple versions of an image using Photoshop’s Scripts menu and Layer comps.

04:21Aug 10, 2007Video MP4

How to Use Bridge’s Slideshow Feature (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski demonstrates how to create slideshows from within Bridge.

04:18Aug 3, 2007Video MP4

A New Way to Flatten (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski explains how you can flatten your layers without actually flattening them for good and still edit them later using one simple shortcut.

3:37Jul 27, 2007Video MP4

How To Use Photoshop's PDF Presentation Tool (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to use Photoshop CS3's PDF Presentation tool to include the file names of each photo used in a PDF.

03:42Jul 20, 2007Video MP4

Using Smart Filters with the Shadow/Highlight Adjustment (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski takes Smart Filters a step further by using them together with the Shadow/Highlight tool to create some really cool results.

04:16Jul 13, 2007Video MP4

How to Use Adobe Camera Raw 4.1’s Clarity Slider (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows you how to use Camera Raw 4.1's Clarity slider to make any image look better.

04:40Jul 6, 2007Video MP4

Top 10 Lightroom Features (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski takes you through his top 10 favorite new features in Lightroom 1.1.

08:38Jun 29, 2007Video MP4

Using the Refine Edges Dialog (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to use Photoshop CS3's Refined Edges dialog to make a selection and then view that selection on another background.

05:49Jun 22, 2007Video MP4

Resizing Images in Photoshop CS3 (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to use Photoshop CS3 to take the guesswork out of resizing tasks.

04:21Jun 15, 2007Video MP4

Using Camera Raw Smart Objects (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to use Camera Raw Smart Objects both within the camera raw plug-in and Photoshop's main interface.

04:15Jun 8, 2007Video MP4

Smart Objects & Adobe Photoshop (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

Author Matt Kloskowski demonstrates how to use smart objects in Adobe Photoshop.

00:05:03Jun 6, 2007Video MP4

Using the Clone Source Palette (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to use Photoshop CS3's new Clone Source palette for "what you see is what you get" editing.

06:02Jun 1, 2007Video MP4

Using Photoshop CS3's New Black and White Adjustment (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to use Photoshop CS3's new Black and White adjustment as an adjustment layer.

05:12May 25, 2007Video MP4

Using The New, Improved Curves Tool (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski walks you through all of the improvements made to Photoshop CS3's Curves tool.

05:10May 18, 2007Video MP4

Using Lens Correction in Adobe Photoshop (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

Author Matt Kloskowski provides techniques on using lens correction in Adobe Photoshop.

00:05:07May 17, 2007Video MP4

Using the Script Events Manager in Adobe Photoshop (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

Author Matt Kloskowski shows you how to use the scripts events manager in Adobe Photoshop.

00:06:41May 17, 2007Video MP4

Using Photoshop CS3's Quick Selection Tool (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to make quick work of making selections using Photoshop CS3's Quick Selection tool.

03:41May 11, 2007Video MP4

Using Camera Raw 4’s Recovery Slider (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to adjust the exposure of specific areas of a photo using Camera Raw 4's Recovery slider.

04:21May 5, 2007Video MP4

How to Use Bridge CS3’s Loupe View (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how to get a good look at the details of your images using Bridge CS3's Loupe view.

03:52Apr 27, 2007Video MP4

From Lightroom to Photoshop (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows how and when he'd typically move a photo from Lightroom to Photoshop and back again.

7:08Apr 20, 2007Video MP4

Move Those Palettes! (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski shows you how to move palettes automatically out of your way in Photoshop CS3.

3:44Apr 13, 2007Video MP4

Adobe Photoshop CS3 Vanishing Point Filter Improvements (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski walks you through the improvements in Photoshop CS3's Vanishing Point filter.

4:44Apr 6, 2007Video MP4

Automation (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP Education and Curriculum Developer Matt Kloskowski shows you how to make the most of Photoshop’s power and get twice the work done in half the time. Get tips for automating workflow, batch processing, navigating Adobe Bridge, and using shortcuts.

6:46Apr 5, 2007Video MP4

How To Use Smart Filters in Adobe Photoshop CS3 (video)

By Matt Kloskowski

NAPP instructor Matt Kloskowski explains how to non-destructively add filters within Photoshop using CS3's new Smart Filters.

6:20Mar 30, 2007Video MP4

Photoshop with Matt (Video)