Adobe has a FREE series of webinars every Thursday from now until June 21. Plus I teach one on June 7 about Adobe Photoshop CS6.
You can sign up here – http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detail&id=1903730&loc=en...
Editing Faster Your Way with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time
Join Adobe Product Manager, Al Mooney, as he demos the exciting new features in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6—the powerful non-linear editing system that sits at the heart of Adobe CS6 Production Premium, connecting all of your media as it flows in and out of post-production. See how Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS6 combines incredible performance with a sleek revamped UI, and a host of powerful new creative features, including Warp Stabilizer for stabilizing footage, dynamic timeline trimming, expanded multicam editing, adjustment layers, and more for a fluid editing workflow. Sign up for this live Ask a Video Pro Session.Innovation in Motion: After Effects CS6
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time
After Effects CS6 holds exciting new features for the motion graphics designer, visual effects artist, and video editor. Sign up for this live Ask a Video Pro session and join Product Manager Steve Forde to learn about new features and how to jump in and get things done.Jump-start your production with Adobe Prelude CS6
Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time
Speed up your workflow and stay organized with Adobe Prelude CS6, now part of the Creative Cloud. With a unified interface designed for ingest and logging workflows, you now can work faster, stay organized and streamline your production process. Copy your media, then begin logging immediately with the ability to add searchable markers and other temporal metadata that let you find what you need, when you need it. Create rough cuts with production notes that flow into Adobe Premiere Pro, communicating your vision for the project through final editing. Sign up for this live Ask a Video Pro session to learn more.What’s new in SpeedGrade CS6
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time
New Adobe SpeedGrade CS6 allows Production Premium users to manipulate color and light for any type of content, redefining Stereo 3D, RAW processing, color grading and finishing for professional film and television. Sign up for this live Ask a Video Pro session and join Adobe Product Manager, Patrick Palmer to learn about Color grading and finishing with new Adobe SpeedGrade CS6.
What’s new in Audition CS6
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time
Audition CS6 accelerates audio post-production with dozens of new features that, like those in Adobe Premiere Pro, make editing faster and more intuitive. Real-time clip stretching makes it simple to stretch clips to fit an edit and Automatic speech alignment introduces a powerful new engine for automated analysis. The fastest audio editor gets even faster with improved controls for grouping clips, spotting clips, previewing edits, and new export flexibility, including support for CD burning. Sign up for this live Ask a Video Pro session and join Adobe Product Manager, Ellen Wixted, to learn about new features in Audition CS6.
Perfect Pixels: What’s new in Photoshop CS6
Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time
Sign up for this live Ask a Video Pro session and join Rich Harrington to learn what’s new in Photoshop CS6 with a particular emphasis on tools that benefit the motion graphic artist and video editor. Take advantage of new blurring and color correction options as well as support for enhanced text layout and 3D objects.
Editing with RED & Adobe CS6 Production Premium
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time
Learn how to edit up to 5K with ease using RED files natively in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and Photoshop CS6. Sign up for this live Ask a Video Pro session and join Christine Steele to learn how to get the most from RED Epic and Scarlet cameras and achieve seamless workflows with REDCINE-X.
What's new in Story CS6
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time
Adobe® Story software lets you outline your ideas, write scripts quickly with industry-standard, automatic formatting and collaborate online. Plan and schedule fast-paced video projects, organize production with reports, and leverage script metadata in post-production with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. Sign up for this live Ask a Video Pro session to learn more.
Looking for a fun challenge? If you're a Photoshop geek you just might enjoy a new quiz app.
Adobe Certified Instructor and Photoshop Hall of Famer Dave Cross has released the Photoshop Quiz Game for the iPhone and iPad. Modeled after an 80s game show, the game features 3 levels of difficulty and more than 600 True or False, Multiple Choice and “Name the Dialog” questions. The game, available for the iPhone and iPad also includes brief explanations of the correct answer. It's a great way to test your knowledge of Photoshop CS5…and maybe learn a little something along the way.
You can download the app here – http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/photoshop-quiz-game/id494795452?mt=8 It's currently priced at $4.99.
There are leader boards, so feel free to challenge me.
Now you can get the most out of Photoshop in your video productions. Learn how Photoshop is a powerful video tool, from COW Leader Richard Harrington, author of one of the top ranked Photoshop books ever, Photoshop for Video.
In this DVD, Richard focuses on automating Photoshop and other power user techniques for video artists. Work with panoramic and high dynamic range images, use Photoshop to its full potential by learning to set preferences and tool presets to make your work better…and easier. Refine batch settings, automations, keyboard shortcuts and even image processing… and suddenly Photoshop seems designed for moving, rather than still, images! Discover Photoshop in a whole new way, where images and processes automate!
Topics in this DVD include: Keyboard Customizations and Setting Preferences, Tool Presets, Actions, Layer Styles, Automation and Batch Processing, High Dynamic Range (HDR) Images, Panoramic Images, Adobe Bridge, Smart Filters, Layer Comps, Image Compressor, and Data Sets.
GET IT HERE – http://store.creativecow.net/p/126/automating_photoshop_photoshop_for_video
I recently did a free one hour class on what's new in Photoshop CS5. You can watch or download it here. Thanks to Peachpit for sponsoring this class.
Join author and instructor Richard Harrington for an overview of the new features in Photoshop CS5 and how his book, Understanding Adobe Photoshop CS5 and its accompanying video training on DVD, can be used effectively in the classroom.
Richard Harrington is a former faculty member of the Art Institute of Washington and adjunct faculty member at the American University. He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based in Washington, D.C. A graphic design and new media expert, he has written several books including Photoshop for Video and From Still to Motion: A photographer's guide to creating video with your DSLR . He is an Adobe and Apple certified trainer and a National Association of Photoshop Professionals Dream Team Instructor. He produces the popular podcast Understanding Adobe Photoshop available on both iTunes and the Adobe TV.