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Corel/Ulead PhotoImpact - Tips Tricks Techniques

If you thought Photoshop was the only player in town, think again! There are so many cool features in PhotoImpact that you will not find in any other graphics editing program! There are 29 step-by-step episodes that cover tips, tricks and techniques like Photo Correction, Photo Enhancements, Special effects and Animation and much more. You'll learn techniques from start to finish that you can use directly in your home projects. Why read manuals when you can relax and Watch these videos to learn Ulead's PhotoImpact.



Compatible with PhotoImpact versions: 11, 12, X3


Total Episodes: 29

Running Time: 2 Hours 51 Mins

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TABLE OF CONTENT


Photo Corrections - Part 1

PhotoImpact has some really handy features in the ExpressFix mode that make common photo enhancements fast and easy. In this episode, we'll fix some common problems with digital photos such as under or over exposure, subject exposure and the classic red-eye problem.

 Running Time: 9:14

 

Photo Corrections - Part 2

In this episode, we continue with Photo corrections and show you how to fix problems related to Color Casts, Saturation White Balance and Noise.

 Running Time: 8:53

 
 

Softening Portraits with Object Masks

In this episode, we'll show you how to apply a soft focus effect on a beautiful model. We'll apply a blur on selected portions of the image and bring attractive features of the model such as her eyes and lips into sharp focus to create a very attractive photograph.

 Running Time: 7:00

 

Photo Touch-up

In this episode, we'll show you to correct small blemishes and imperfections in your photographs (such as acne, wrinkles, bags under the eye etc.)

 Running Time: 5:23

 
 

Correcting Perspective

In this episode, we show you how to correct a common problem that occurs when you take photographs of tall buildings. We show you how to straighten slanted or titled perspectives.

 Running Time: 7:57

 
 

How to Straighten Horizons

Continuing on the same theme as the previous episode, in this episode, we focus on correcting slanting horizons such as in photographs of buildings due to tilting your camera upwards.

 Running Time: 4:55

 
 

Combining Photos - Part 1

In this video guide we'll show you how to combine photos by copying a subject from one photo to another.

 Running Time: 5:39

 
 

Combining Photos - Part 2

Continuing from the previous episode, we show you techniques to make the merge more realistic by resizing and repositioning the subjects.

 Running Time: 3:56

 
 

SmartRemove - Removing Objects

In this video guide we'll explore a powerful feature of Photoimpact called SmartRemove. The SmartRemove feature allows you to selectively remove or preserve objects and areas from at least two images of the same scene. We show you how to remove unwanted objects from a sequence of New York Bridal party photographs.

 Running Time: 5:39

 
 

SmartRemove - Combining Objects

In this episode, we change gears and show you how to combine elements of separate photos into one photograph. We take three photographs and merge them into one.

 Running Time: 3:56

 

SmartRemove - Overlapped Objects

In this episode, we show you how to combine elements from two photographs where there is some overlap between the objects.

 Running Time: 6:37

 
 

Automating Tasks with Quick Command - Part 1

Quick Commands allows to you record actions that you can replay on several photographs with a single button click. This feature is similar to the Macro feature in many software products Specifically, we show you how to record photo correction actions and combine these with actions that add a frame, title and logo (watermark) to your photographs.

 Running Time: 8:34

 
 

Automating Tasks with Quick Command - Part 2

In this episode, we show you how to playback your Quick Commands or Macros. We also use Batch Manager to automate simple tasks such as saving the images.

 Running Time: 5:08

 
 

Pleasantville Effect

In this episode, we'll show you how to create the Pleasantville effect made famous by the movie - Pleasantville. In this movie there are several scenes where the background is in Black and White while the main subject starts to appear in color.We show you how to convert photographs to Black and White while keeping some parts of the image in color.

 Running Time: 5:54

 

3D Image Cube

In this episode, we show you how create a 3D image cube. We'll show you step by step how to first construct a 3D cube and then add your favorite images to each facet.

 Running Time: 8:18

 
 

Collage

In this episode, we'll show you how to create a Collage. We show you how to combine photos and add a soft edge to them to create a Collage effect.

 Running Time: 6:01

 
 

Reflections - Part 1

The reflection effect has become very popular these days. Many websites and multimedia presentations carry this effect. We show you how to create this effect which simulates a reflection of the subject on a glossy surface making the product very attractive.

 Running Time: 3:52

 
 

Reflections - Part 2

We continue with the reflection effect and show you a variation on the effect by creating a reflection on a 3 Dimensional object.

 Running Time: 4:48

 
 

Create a 3D CD

In this episode, we take a 2-Dimensional object and convert it into a 3-Dimensional object. Great for product advertising and creating 3D boxes.

 Running Time: 6:51

 
 

Motion and Zoom Blur

In this episode, we'll show you how to create a motion and zoom blur effect like you see in these examples on your right. Motion blur in an image is simply the apparent streaking of rapidly moving objects or their surroundings to simulate movement. This effect is really spectacular and brings your photographs to life.

 Running Time: 7:00

 

Daylight to Dark Stormy Night

  • In this episode, we take an ordinary daytime scene of a castle  and convert it to a dramatic stormy night scene. This may look like a lot of work, but as you will see, Photoimpact makes it a breeze.

 Running Time: 4:08

 
 

Creative Product Advertising

In this episode, we'll show you a simple creative technique that's used quite often in the advertising world. We take this single image of a watch, and use the same image twice - first as the background, and then its smaller version, as the foreground to create a nice effect.

 Running Time: 3:56

 
 

Image through Text - Part 1

In this episode, we'll show you how to create transparent text which allows an underlying image to show through.It's a creative technique and a good one to add to your bag of tricks..

 Running Time: 3:25

 
 

Image through Text - Part 2

Continuing on from Part 1, in this episode, we show another way of creating the "Image through text" effect. But this time, we show you how to precisely reposition the background against the text..

 Running Time: 3:40

 
 

Unusual Font Shapes

In this episode, we'll show you how to create these unusually shaped letters like you see here in the artwork of the music band Linkin Park.

 Running Time: 4:02

 
 

Curved Text around Objects

In this episode, we'll show you how to bend fonts around the contours of curved objects.

 Running Time: 7:26

 

Lord of the Rings

In this episode, we show you how to reproduce the Lord of the Rings title like you see here in this movie poster.

 Running Time: 7:10

 
 

Animated Handwriting

In this episode, we'll show you how to animate text to simulate a hand written title.

 Running Time: 7:05

 

Animated Glittering Title

In this episode, we show you how to create glittering text like you see in Broadway show titles.

 Running Time: 5:49

 

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