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|Learning Color Correction in Photoshop (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Photographers often find it challenging to make color adjustments, and this course will clear up the confusion and help you optimize color with confidence. It starts with an overview of general color issues and settings in Photoshop, explores the various adjustment options that relate to color in photos, and covers advanced techniques for fine-tuning color or adding a creative touch.
|Learning Content Marketing Training Lynda.com|
What is content marketing? Photos, words, audio, and video—everything you create to tell the story of your product or company online. It's not a new concept, but the tools have changed dramatically in the last 10 years. In this presentation, C. C. Chapman walks through the why, what, who, and how of content marketing, and shows how to transition your marketing efforts to the digital landscape. You'll learn to define a strategy that's right for your company, choose the proper platform and tools, understand how to build a successful content marketing team, and gain insight from C.C.'s years of expertise.
|Learning Flash Professional Training Lynda.com|
In this course, author Anastasia McCune provides the basic building blocks a designer, even one who’s never touched Flash, needs to create animation projects or build a web presence. This course works for all Creative Suite versions of Flash and demonstrates how to create graphics, transform them to symbols, instantly move and morph objects with tweens, and incorporate text and audio. The final chapters address slightly more advanced topics such as adding links and play/pause controls to a project with ActionScript, as well as how to embed video into a Flash project.
|Learning InDesign (2011) Training Lynda.com|
This course is a streamlined introduction to InDesign, Adobe's popular publishing application. Expert Deke McClelland shows how to design polished multi-page documents for print and electronic output, in the shortest time possible. The course covers the basics of formatting type, flowing text, placing images, and combining type and graphics.
|Learning Lightroom 5 Training Lynda.com|
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom has become a popular program for photographers of all experience levels. In this course, photographer and teacher Jan Kabili provides an approachable introduction to all its capabilities. The course begins with a look at how to import photos from a camera and from a hard drive, describing how the Lightroom catalog works along the way.
Then you'll learn key ways to manage your photos in Lightroom, from reviewing photos after a shoot to working with Smart Previews when your photos are offline. This part of the course covers making collections, adding keywords, and much more.
Next, the course introduces the Lightroom Develop module and its features for improving a photo's appearance, including adjusting tone and color, cropping and fixing perspective, converting to black and white, reducing noise, and sharpening. It explores how to make local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, Radial Filter, Graduated Filter, and Spot Removal tools. The course ends with a look at the most commonly used Lightroom features for sharing photos: exporting, printing, and sharing online.
|Learning LinkedIn Sales Navigator Training Lynda.com|
Find more leads and build out your social sales strategy with the power of LinkedIn Sales Navigator. LinkedIn is a natural platform for social selling, and with Sales Navigator you can increase your opportunity for successful connections. In this course, Donna Alexander shows you how to find new leads, review updates and lead suggestions, view member profiles and company accounts, and use shared connections to make an introduction. She also demonstrates how you can use InMail to increase your sales success with targeted messaging, and prospect on the go with the Sales Navigator mobile app.
|Learning Mac OS X Mountain Lion Training Lynda.com|
Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of Apple OS X, adds more than 200 new features to the operating system. In this workshop, author and expert Chad Chelius shows you how to take advantage of all the power that Mountain Lion puts at your fingertips. After learning how to install and set up the software, create and work with user accounts, and find your way around the interface, you'll get tips on using Mountain Lion to surf the web, send email, play audio and video, and much more. And you'll be introduced to new features like dictation, the Notification Center, and the Reminders, Notes, and Messages applications.
|Learning Meteor Application Development (2015) Training Lynda.com|
Note: Learning Meteor Application Development was created by Packt Publishing. It was originally released on 4/29/15. We are pleased to host this training in our library.
Meteor is an incredibly powerful, impossibly fun platform for building responsive web and mobile applications. Meteor uses modular components, full-stack reactivity, and data on the wire, leading the charge toward truly effective application development.
Learning Meteor Application Development will get you up and running on the Meteor platform and on your way to creating web and mobile applications in hours instead of weeks. By taking advantage of all of Meteor's capabilities, you can take your development skills to the next level and build those "killer apps" you've been dreaming about.
Author Isaac Strack begins by installing Meteor, configuring the development environment, and building a baseline application. Then he shows how to create a full-stack application and build a simple, elegant, and data-reactive interface. He connects that UI to back-end services by creating a MongoDB data collection, Meteor DDP services, and a RESTful API. Finally, you'll learn how to test the application and deploy it to Meteor's servers or to a customized production environment, to show it off to the world.
|Learning PHP CodeIgniter (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Speed up your development with CodeIgniter, a fast and powerful PHP web application framework. Author Jon Peck shows how to build a magazine cataloging system while describing how to use a MVC (Model-View-Controller) framework like CodeIgniter.
Starting with the what and why of CodeIgniter, Jon introduces key concepts such as the MVC pattern and libraries by demonstrating how to create static pages, then storing and displaying magazine info in a database. Advanced topics like classes and helpers are explored to validate user input, upload files, and much more. By creating a complete system, you'll have the foundation to build your own applications with CodeIgniter.
|Learning PowerPoint 2016 Training Lynda.com|
Learn the basics of creating engaging presentations with PowerPoint 2016. This course first explores the interface and helps viewers create and format great PowerPoint presentations on a Windows PC. Author Garrick Chow then shows how to best work with text, images, and multimedia and use the presentation tools to deliver a compelling presentation. The course wraps with instructions for sharing and exporting the finished presentation.
|Learning Print Production (2012) Training Lynda.com|
Join author Claudia McCue on a journey that introduces the printing process and reveals the keys to designing a document that prints as well as it looks onscreen. This course takes you on the floors of two commercial print houses (BurdgeCooper and Lithographix), to better understand the life cycle of a print job and observe printing presses in action. Along the way, discover how to better communicate with your printer, choose the correct paper, inks, colors, and fonts for your project, and how to correctly lay out your documents in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. This course is designed to help you and your printer produce a professionally finished print job, whether it's a business card, brochure, or multipage magazine.
lynda.com thanks the BurdgeCooper and Lithographix printing companies for access to their facilities and permission to film on site. Learn more at www.burdgecooper.com and www.lithographix.com.
|Learning Python and Django (2015) Training Lynda.com|
|Learning QuickBooks Online (2016) Training Lynda.com|
Get QuickBooks Online training to better manage your business finances and keep more accurate bookkeeping records. Bonnie Biafore shows business owners and accountants who are new to QuickBooks—and old hands making the leap to the online edition—how to use this cloud-based accounting software to pay bills on time, collect money earned, and run reports to see how a company is performing. Plus, discover how to set up customers, vendors, products, and services; record transactions; reconcile bank statements; and pay sales tax. Because QuickBooks Online is web based, you can perform these same tasks from your desktop, your tablet, or even your mobile phone. Start watching to get up and running with QuickBooks Online today.
|Learning RSS and Podcast Subscriptions Training Lynda.com|
RSS feeds help people follow the sites and information that are most important to them. This course reveals the best practices for using RSS readers and similar tools like Flipboard and Safari's Shared Links. Author Nick Brazzi shows how to choose and use RSS readers (for computers and iOS/Android devices), and keep tabs on blogs, podcasts, news, and even the latest images from NASA. The course also explains how to easily browse and find podcasts and subscribe to them via iTunes and other services. Start watching to get your RSS feed up and running, and get the latest and greatest content from around the web sent straight to you.
|Lightroom 4 New Features Overview Training Lynda.com|
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 includes some extremely powerful new features. In this workshop photographer and author Mikkel Aaland shows you what's new and how to put these new features to work. Learn about the new process version and how it improves the way images are processed in Lightroom, as well as changes to the Develop module's Basic pane, which now offers much more intuitive controls. Mikkel also introduces the new modules in Lightroom 4, the Map and Book modules, which make it easy to sort your photos by location and create great photo books, respectively. Other new features covered here include soft proofing, upgraded video editing capabilities, and many more.
|Lightroom 4: Image Management Training Lynda.com|
In this course, author and digital imaging expert Tim Grey teaches you how to use the Library module in Adobe Lightroom 4 to manage your images, ensuring that you'll always be able to find any image you need, when you need it. Learn how to make full use of the Import feature, sort and organize your images, add keywords and otherwise identify key images, filter and search images, create backups, and much more. Plus, get lots of tips on configuring the Lightroom interface to suit the way you work, making everything you do faster and easier.
|Lightroom 5 and Photoshop: Working with Raw Photos (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Many cameras can save photos in raw format, and it's the best way to capture all the data the sensor is capable of recording. Learn how to use Adobe Lightroom and Camera Raw (included with Photoshop) to bring out the best in these kinds of photos.
In this course, Photoshop senior product manager Bryan O'Neil Hughes explores the art and science of raw-format processing in both Camera Raw and Lightroom. First, take a look at working with raw-format photos in Lightroom, and using the Develop module to improve contrast, color, and tone, which make the details in your images pop.
Then switch over to Camera Raw to optimize raw-format images as well as video. Bryan also draws important comparisons between Camera Raw 8 and Lightroom 5, and shows ways to employ Camera Raw as a filter to layers or Smart Objects in Photoshop CC.
|Lightroom 5 Essential Training: 4 Develop Module Advanced Techniques Training Lynda.com|
In this Lightroom 5 Essentials installment, Chris Orwig breaks out the Adobe Lightroom power tools. Learn advanced techniques to improve images with creative color, retouching, and other effects in the Develop module. Chris shows you how to crop and straighten your photographs for instantly improved compositions; remove dust and distracting background elements; selectively paint in adjustments to make your subject's skin, teeth, and eyes shine in portraits; and make both subtle and dramatic color changes, including black-and-white conversions. Plus, learn to increase image quality through noise reduction and clarity adjustments, apply split toning and vignettes, and correct for lens distortion.
|Lightroom 5: 7 Making Photo Books Training Lynda.com|
Photo books give friends, family, and clients mementos they can hold in their hand, and remember from vacations, gatherings, or even photo sessions. In this course, you'll learn how you can design your own photo book in Lightroom, and then have that book printed by Blurb. Tim Grey shows you how to create a layout from scratch or have Lightroom automate the process for you. The course also covers adding text, changing page backgrounds, and exporting the book to share electronically as a PDF or print with Blurb.
Check out the other courses in this Lightroom series.
|Lightroom and Photoshop: Black and White (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Shoot in color, but think in black and white. In this course, Adobe Photoshop Senior Product Manager Bryan O'Neil Hughes shares his favorite techniques for transforming color photographs into black and white, a technique that provides more creative options than using your camera's black-and-white mode. Learn how to prepare and fine-tune your photographs in Lightroom, and then move them into Photoshop to take advantage of its nondestructive adjustment layers. The course also introduces techniques for using Photoshop to adjust the color of video clips.
|Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Learn all the ins and outs of Yosemite, Apple's Mac OS X 10.10 operating system. Staff author Nick Brazzi starts with a tour of the core interface elements—the menus, Finder, and Dock—so you can start working with files, folders, and applications right away. He then shows how to save files and find them again quickly, as well as use the core applications that come bundled with Yosemite (Mail, Calendar, iMessage, iTunes, and Safari), and install new apps from the Apple Store. Finally, the course explores sharing over a network, and backing up your system, manually or with Time Machine, so you don't lose any important data.
|Managing a Video Production with an iPad (2014) Training Lynda.com|
Video shoots require a lot of organization. Whether you're the director for a large crew, a solo shooter, or something in between, you need to develop a solid workflow for planning a shoot and keeping it on track. The portability and versatility of the iPad is helpful in any of these scenarios, keeping your footprint light and your budget even lighter.
With a handful of inexpensive apps and services that work with the iPad, you can create a very effective production toolkit. This course reveals the workflow that author and lynda.com content producer Nick Brazzi uses to plan and run shoots for low-budget productions and "no-budget" web series using iPad apps, cloud-based services, and optional desktop software. Find out how Google Drive, Dropbox, and specialty apps like Shot Lister, MovieSlate, Teleprompt+, and Easy Release can help you run a tighter ship and bring your production in on schedule and under budget.
|Maya: Liquid Simulation (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Bring scenes to life by building realistic fluid simulations in Autodesk Maya. In this advanced course for visual effects designers and animators, author Aaron F. Ross shows you how to simulate foam and bubbles, liquid being poured, and volumetric liquid in a 3D container. Techniques include rendering particles with the Fluid shader, colliding particle fluids with polygons, storing simulations with disk caches, converting particles and fluids to smoothed polygons, and texturing 3D fluids.
|Maya: Rendering Exteriors Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs. Author Adam Crespi guides you through the process of applying exterior materials like wood, metal, and glass; rendering the scene in daylight with the Daylight system and photographic exposure controls; and adjusting the lighting for dusk and nighttime shots, including turning on lights inside and outside the house. Finally, Adam takes the image into post, demonstrating workflows to add final polish with Nuke and After Effects.
|Microsoft Azure: Security Concepts Training Lynda.com|
More than 60% of Fortune 500 companies rely on Microsoft Azure for cloud services. With Azure, they can scale faster and cheaper. But with great power and flexibility comes risk. The professionals in charge of Azure management need to know how to secure services correctly to protect the data flowing between client computers and the cloud.
Here, David Elfassy investigates security concepts related to Azure deployment and services such as Office 365, Exchange, and Azure Active Directory. Find out how to use Azure's built-in security tools, secure virtual machines, implement more robust multifactor authentication, and protect your services and data, including email, documents, and user data. Plus, learn how to configure security certificates for your app deployments using custom domains.