Adobe Photoshop CS6 New Features

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In this course you will learn how to use some of the new features in Adobe Photoshop CS6. You will explore some of the new tools and enhancements to this already powerful image editing program.


At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Take advantage of Photoshop CS6's new and enhanced tools and features to make image editing and manipulation quicker and easier.


This course is aimed at existing users of Photoshop who are using CS4 or earlier.


  • Be an existing user Photoshop CS4 or earlier
  • Be comfortable with common Photoshop tools such as cropping, straightening and brushes
  • Using layers to create composite images
  • Modify images using masks, adjustment layers and filters
  • Work with type in Photoshop


Lesson 1: The New Interface and Adobe Bridge

  • The new Photoshop CS6 interface
  • Enhancements and changes to Adobe Bridge CS6

Lesson 2: New and Improved Commonly-Used Tools

  • The Crop and Perspective Crop tools
  • Enhanced selection tools

Lesson 3: Content-Aware Tools

  • Content-Aware Scale and Content-Aware Fill
  • Improved retouching tools

Lesson 4: Brushes

  • New brush tools, presets and controls
  • Enhancements to the Brush panel

Lesson 5: Layers and Type

  • The new Layers panel
  • Layer filtering and Layer Styles
  • Working with multiple layers and Layer Groups
  • Enhancements to Shape layers
  • Type layers and Type Styles

Lesson 6: Filters

  • The new Blur Gallery
  • The Adaptive Wide Angle filter
  • The Oil Paint filter

Lesson 7: Adobe Camera Raw and HDR

  • Adobe Camera Raw 7.x
  • HDR Pro and HDR Toning

Lesson 8: Automation

  • Enhanced Action commands
  • New automation tools
  • New file-handling options

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Teaching mode: Classroom - Instructor Led
Duration: 1 day
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