“Discover new dimensions in digital imaging” is Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended tagline. This new version of worldwide popular image editing application abounds in new and enhanced features and tools which make creative workflow easier and more efficient. Content Aware fill and new masking and refinement tools will save your time and let you avoid time-consuming monotonous work.
One of the most celebrated new features in Adobe Photoshop CS5 is Content-Aware Fill – a new tool which enables you to easily remove any objects from an image, by filling in the space left behind using surrounding pixels; it even matches lighting, tone and noise. And this tool is amazingly easy to use, you just need to select an unwanted area and press Shift+Delete. But the tool can be used not only to delete objects. In this video created by Russell Brown, Sr. Creative Director at Adobe Systems Incorporated, you will see some “Content-Aware filling that you might not have thought of using this tool for”. Also you will probably learn something new about masking in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
New Repoussé tool and advanced 3D editing capabilities will enable you explore new creative directions. You will enjoy more control over your images with Puppet Warp tool, which allows transforming of any part of your image. You can download a free trial of Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended and try these and much more exciting features.
With Photoshop CS5 Adobe has given its users a possibility to save their time creating even more compelling projects. One of the most popular new features is the Repoussé tool, which enables easy creation of 3D objects right in Photoshop. In the video below you will see, how a 3D text is created and realistically added to an image.
And here come two parts of in-depth Repoussé tutorial created by fine artist Stephen Burns. You will learn how to create a 3D object from a path.
If you still want to learn more about creation of 3D objects in Adobe Photoshop CS5 in this tutorial you will find a detailed description how to create a stunning 3D type art using Photoshop CS5.
Do you take a lot of photos? Do you have to take them when lighting is poor? Then you will definitely appreciate advanced noise reduction in Photoshop CS5. A good example of noise reduction in action you will find here.
Most Adobe Photoshop CS5 advantages and new features are observed in this short but catchng video.
When choosing between Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Photoshop CS5 Extended, you should take into account, that all the possibilities for handling 3D objects are included only in Photoshop CS5 Extended. Adobe recommends Photoshop CS5 for photographers and print designers, and Photoshop CS5 Extended for video professionals, cross-media designers, web designers and interactive designers. Also at adobe.com you can compare these two editions of the most popular image-editing software.
If you are never tired of learning new things follow Adobe CS5 tutorials at lynda.com. Recently there have been added the following Photoshop CS5 tutorials:
Adobe Photoshop CS5: Creative Effects
Adobe Photoshop CS5: Painting with the Mixer Brush
Adobe Photoshop CS5: Portrait Retouching
Adobe Photoshop CS5: for the Web
Adobe Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography