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Welcome my name is Chris Orwig, we are here at Photoshop world in Las Vegas. You know one of the most interesting facts about Las Vegas is this, Las Vegas is the second most travel to place in the world. That makes you wonder well what is first, well the answer is Mecca think about that one for a while. Anyway we are here in Las Vegas and we are going to learn a little bit more about adobe Photoshop CS4. And I am in the side of the Adobe Bridge. So I am going to go ahead and select the image inside of the adobe bridge and then press command O on the Mac, control O on a PC that open the image up inside of adobe camera raw hosted by Photoshop.
Next step click open image. Now, once this image is open in Photoshop I am evaluating it, I think you and I like it, I like the colors and tones. Of course I am going to need to work on this image quite a bit. So I am going to press the F key to go full screen view mode. Now, inside of the full screen view mode I like being able to evaluate the image without the clutter of the background, I can change my screen view modes a couple of different ways. I can click on this icon here and change it by clicking on the option in the drop down menu or the pull down menu. Or I can simply press the F key to toggle through the different full screen view modes. You can also press shift F to toggle backwards between those full screen view modes.
All right, well now that we are in full screen view mode and now that we are evaluating the image, I notice that there is a problem. I had some dust on my lens we can see that up there. So, I need to correct that, so I am going to go ahead and select the spot healing brush and I do that by clicking on the healing icon here and then choose spot healing brush. Now, I am going to hover over this little spot and my brush is too small. Now you may remember that in previous versions of Photoshop you can use a bracket keys to change your brush size. Left bracket key makes it smaller, right bracket key makes it bigger. In a lot of times what that means is, is you have to set down the mouse. Would it not be great if there is a shortcut where you did not have to let go the mouse.
Well, there is a brand new shortcut in CS4 check it out. You hold down control and option and then click and drag and look at how quickly you can change the brush size then simply let go of the shortcut keys, let go your mouse button and you have a new brush size. Now, on a Mac it is control option, on a PC that is control Alt click and drag. All right, so I am going to press control option click and drag so I have a nice small brush size and then I will hover over that small blemish there, click on that to remove it and click over there. It is now successfully been removed and you learned a couple of interesting short cuts along the way.