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Overview

This training series is jam-packed with impressive material to help you take your workflow to the next level by organizing and managing your assets in Expression Media 2. Presenter and graphic design expert, Justin Steely shares valuable asset management techniques and some fancy shortcuts to help you find what you need, when you need it.

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Table of Contents

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CHAPTER 1: GETTING STARTED

Introduction

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00:00:33

Getting to Know Expression® Media 2

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00:03:26

Setting Essential Preferences

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00:07:15

Exploring the Interface

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00:06:10

Dragging & Dropping Files

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00:02:38

Importing from a Camera or Device

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00:05:25

Renaming Media

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00:03:17

Using List, Thumbnail, & Media Views

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00:03:52

Viewing Images in the Light Table

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00:03:58

Setting Thumbnails & Preview Options

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00:04:33

Viewing Individual Aspects of the Media

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00:02:04

Creating HTML Galleries

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00:02:45

Creating a Slide Show

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00:03:08

CHAPTER 2: ORGANIZING YOUR MEDIA

Introduction

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00:00:22

Sorting Media

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00:03:03

Using the Organize Panel

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00:06:22

Using the Info Panel

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00:04:00

Working with Metadata

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00:07:19

Adding Annotations

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00:02:13

Adding Custom Fields

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00:02:42

Rating Media

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00:03:36

Filtering Media

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00:02:50

Searching for Media

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00:04:15

CHAPTER 3: CATALOGING YOUR MEDIA

Introduction

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00:00:22

Understanding Catalogs

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00:02:59

Moving Files to a New Catalog

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00:03:05

Creating Catalog Sub-Folders

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00:03:08

Sharing Catalogs on a Network

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00:03:05

Preparing a Catalog Strategy

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00:03:12

CHAPTER 4: EDITING YOUR MEDIA

Introduction

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00:00:22

Rotating Images

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00:04:03

Setting Capture Dates

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00:02:32

Setting Creator Details

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00:02:16

Managing Color Profiles

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00:04:08

Using Virtual Earth™

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00:03:51

Converting File Types

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00:06:21

Cropping Images

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00:02:22

Resizing Images

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00:01:55

Removing Red Eye

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00:02:37

Adjusting Levels & Color Balance

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00:04:07

Applying Auto Enhancements

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00:02:05

Creating Duotones

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00:03:33

CHAPTER 5: PUBLISHING YOUR MEDIA

Introduction

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00:00:19

E-mailing Media

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00:02:32

Exporting to an Adobe® PDF

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00:04:32

Exporting Media & XML Data

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00:03:30

Creating & Printing a Contact Sheet

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00:04:55

Creating a Web Gallery

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00:04:49

Creating & Editing a Slide Show

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00:05:51

Backing up Media

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00:02:00

Creating a CD

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00:03:34

CHAPTER 6: WORKING WITH OTHER APPLICATIONS

Introduction

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00:00:29

Setting Up Helper Applications

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00:03:34

Working with Adobe® Acrobat®

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00:02:03

Working with Adobe Photoshop® CS3

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00:04:44

Working with QuickTime™

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00:01:19

Working with E-mail Applications

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00:03:04

Integrated with Microsoft® Expression® Studio

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00:02:04

CHAPTER 7: SPEEDING UP YOUR WORKFLOW

Introduction

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00:00:22

Using Basic Keyboard Shortcuts

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00:03:57

Catalog Keyboard Shortcuts

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00:03:55

Keyboard Shortcuts for Editing

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View Option Shortcuts

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Slide Show Shortcuts

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00:01:53

Light Table Shortcuts

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00:03:01

Speeding Up the Performance of Expression Media

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00:04:02

Final Comments & Credits

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00:00:28

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