This is the best description of Adobe Camera RAW and how to use it within Photoshop Elements. This works with Photoshop CC as well. Thanks to Jeff Revell. Using Adobe Camera Raw
Introduction to processing Camera Raw images using Photoshop CC from Adobe.com.
Here’s a very good introduction to color spaces by Fstoppers
This is an excellent introduction to the Select and Mask Taskspace in Photoshop CC by Julianne Kost http://blogs.adobe.com/jkost/2016/06/select-and-mask-taskspace-in-photoshop-cc.html
Here’s a handy list of Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts.
Baffled by Blending Modes in Photoshop? Check out Adobe’s Blending Mode definitions.
Exporting your photos from Apple Photos. Use Export Unmodified Original option to retain all information. https://support.apple.com/guide/photos/export-photos-videos-and-slideshows-pht6e157c5f/mac
Excellent video tutorials by Mark Galer from his book Photoshop Elements 10 Maximum Performance. Although these are done in Photoshop Elements 10 they easily translate into later versions of Photoshop Elements as well as Photoshop CC.
Adobe Camera Raw 1 in Photoshop
Adobe Camera Raw 2 in Photoshop
Basic Editing + Retouching in Photoshop
Faux Holga Effect in Photoshop
Advanced Sharpening in Photoshop
Extracting Hair/Compositing Images in Photoshop
Effect of Color on Black & White
For excellent books on Photoshop and Photography check out Peachpit Press.
Photoshop CC and Bridge Course Outline
|Week 1||Introduction to file formats JPG & Camera RAW|
Setting your camera to RAW
Color spaces sRGB, Adobe RGB
Setting your camera to Adobe RGB
Photoshop CC and Bridge workspaces
Adobe Camera RAW (ACR)
Photoshop Main Editing Space
|Week 2||Adobe Bridge CC|
Learn how to use the powerful image organizer included with Photoshop CC including importing images, tagging & sorting.
|Week 3||Introduction to Camera RAW and editing using Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) Editing Tutorial 1 – Exposure, white point, black point, gamma, highlight recovery, fill light, etc.|
|Week 4||Camera RAW and editing using Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) Editing Tutorial 2 – White Balance, Sharpening.|
|Week 5||Basic Retouching Tutorial Part 1 – Layers, selecting, masks, adjustment layers, levels, brightness/contrast, etc.|
|Week 6||Basic Retouching Tutorial Part 2 – burning & dodging, healing brush, etc.|
|Week 7||Review Adobe Camera RAW (ACR), layers, adjustment layers, layer masks, healing brush, dodging & burning and more.|
|Week 8||Black & White and Duotones – Learn how to maximize your images as you convert from color to Black & White.|
Photoshop Filters – Explore some image manipulation using Photoshop filters.
|Week 9||Photoshop Compositing – Learn advanced selecting techniques and image manipulation to combine several photographs into one.|
|Week 10||Faux Holga – Review layers, adjustment layers, using gradients to create the look of a cheap plastic lens film camera.|