Vector graphics and raster images in Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate –  by Adobe Faculty and Education expert Thomas Benner (June 2017)

Case Studies in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign; Featuring Customized Typography, pt 2 – Senior graphic designer and presenter Carol Gunn showcases project-based case studies featuring illustration and typography in Illustrator and Photoshop, with a special emphasis on customizing typographic designs, and a brief overview of finishing projects in InDesign and Acrobat Pro (June 2017)

Graphic designer Veronica Primeaux shows how Illustrator and Photoshop work together as the Dream Team (Nov. 2016)

Creating and Editing Animated GIFs – July 2016 by Bob Mathews. Files in the presentation are available for download (the first couple of minutes of the presentation are blank; just move past that to see the presentation)

Photoshop Masks (Sept 2015) Adobe Certified Photoshop Instructor Cornelius Chopin uses his new app to explain all about using masks in Photoshop

Photoshop Actions (June 2015) – Kenneth Loebenberg shows how to create actions to automate repetitive tasks in Photoshop.

Photo Restoration (Aug. 2015) – Kenneth Loebenberg demonstrates how to scan photos and then how to repair and restore them using Photoshop.

Processing HDR photos with Lightroom and Photoshop (Sept. 2014)

Bob Mathews shows ways of improving photos (or adding speciall effects) in Lightroom, Photoshop and the third party Photomatix Pro.  The files Bob uses in the demonstration are available for download (zip file, at and
Handout (PDF) with tips, Photoshop and Lightroom shortcuts and more

Working with video in Photoshop – May 2014 – Learn how to create GIFs and how to create video files such as MP4s that include still images and videos, how to add special effects, filters and transitions.    video editing resources and online tutorials (PDF)

It’s all about Masks (April 2013) – Adobe Certified Instructor Cornelius Chopin shows how to select parts of an image or a layer and how to add one or more masks to hide sections, add clipping mask, gradient masks, and more to improve photos or add special effects.

Unlocking the mystery of Photoshop Layer Masks with Blend modes (Jan 2016) – Kenneth Lobenberg shows how to use the various Blend modes

Create Awesome Photos with Photoshop – December 2012 – Create Awesome Photos with Photoshop by Adobe Certified Instructor, Photographer and Photoshop teacher Carolyn Coffey. Her web site has PSD files from her iBookPhotoshop R & R: A 10 Week Course on Retouching & Restoration, (also available at Amazon for Kindle) including ones from the presentation. (The video begins at about 4 minutes). Carolyn returned for Photo Glamorization (next)

Photo Glamorization and Retouching  – August 2013 – Photo Glamorization and Retouching.  Adobe Certified Photoshop Instructor Carolyn Coffey demonstrates retouching and glamorization. Carolyn teaches Photographic Retouching at Austin Community College and is currently finishing a book on Photoshop CS6. Carolyn demonstrates ways to clean up distractions without compromising the original intent of the photographer, then shows the art of glamorization to enhance the beauty of a young woman.

Tips N Tricks for Photoshop CS6 and Earlier – August 2012 Meeting – Tips N Tricks for Photoshop CS6 and earlier – Lori Luza (As You Wish photography) and Donna Blumberg demonstrate some of their favorite Photoshop tricks beginning with Photoshop CS4 and include some of the most popular new CS6 features.

Photoshop Effects, Batch Processing – April 2013 meeting Batch Processing and Photoshop special effects Karen Kreps demonstrates how to work with batches of photos in Photoshop, Fireworks and Bridge (first 30 minutes), then several attendees demonstrate how to combine and tweak photos by applying various types of layer masks to produce interesting effects.

Photoshop and Bridge – RAW files (“podcast”) – March 2012 meeting, audio only – Photographer / Photoshop expert Eli McMakin describes how he Uses Photoshop and Bridge to work with RAW photographs. Although his screen is not visible, his explanations of the differences in RAW, DNG JPEG and narration are definitely worth hearing. (For most of the demo he displayed photos he took at a crowded nightclub, mostly one one photo of a young man sipping a drink and other young man behind him with raised arms flashing a victory sign .)