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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Removing softness in a photograph by increasing edge contrast.

2. Font family - type style - size - leading - alignment - and a wealth of other options for modifying the appearance of live text.

3. The appearance of luminance aberrations - caused in HDR photos by an element moving or changing apperance between individual frames.

4. A point along a path that joins two segments at a corner.

5. The state of a layered composition at a certain point in time - replete with visibility - vertical and horizontal positioning - blending options - and layer styles.

6. This advancement on the magic wand tool allows you to select given colors in your image and turn them into a selection outline.

7. A new feature in Photoshop CS5 that allows you to fine-tune your mask by setting a prescribe radius for edge calculation.

8. An independent environment in Photoshop where you can squish and stretch pixels.

9. A special kind of state in the History panel that remains available well after twenty operations.

10. A variety of glossy or matte-finished paper that holds lots of ink - allowing you to print extremely high-resolution images.

11. A loose collection of features that modify the existing color or luminosity of a pixel without replacing its content.

12. A set of tools that permit you to clone elements from one portion or state of an image to another.

13. A new panel in the Bridge that permits you to see a multi-image PDF document or Web gallery before saving it.

14. Commands from the Filter menu or the Adjustments panel that can be applied nondestructively to a smart object.

15. This feature of the History panel lets you bookmark a specific state in your work - allowing you to restore it later.

16. A tool that lets you adjust one region of an image independently of another inside Camera Raw.

17. The spot from which the healing brush samples information when repairing a dlaw in an image.

18. A mask created by selecting just the lightest areas of an image.

19. A modification to an image that permenantly changes the pixels to which it's applied.

20. An interpolation setting that results in crisp edge transitions - perfect when the details in your image are impeccable and you want to preserve every nuance.

21. The arrangement of layers in a composition - from front to back - which you can adjust by pressing Ctrl with the bracket keys [ ].

22. A file that contains the instructions for modifications made to a raw file.

23. The thickness of the effect applied by a filter - often expressed as a softly tapering halo.

24. A text layer that has no maximum column width and aligns to the point at which you clicked with the type tool.

25. A lever-like device that allowed you to control the curve of a path through a smooth point.

26. A command that lets you examine and save the descriptions - credits - and keywords assigned to one image so that you can apply them to others.

27. A slight softening effect applied most commonly to selection outlines to simulate smooth transitions.

28. A set of selection tools that allow you to draw simple geometric shapes.

29. The command that defines the RGB or CMYK color spaces employed by Photoshop.

30. The most popular method for transferring dark pixels from the Cyan - Magenta - and Yellow channels to the Black channel - thus producing rich - volumetric shadows.

31. A Photoshop command that allows you to create masks based on a mathematical comparison of the luminance values in two of the color channels.

32. A new feature in CS5 that allows you to access the Bridge's photo organizing features.

33. An anchor point along a path that has two control handles to allow for creating a continuous - even arc.

34. This advanced compositing funtion is capable of stretching low-contrast areas of an image without affecting high-contrast areas.

35. A succession of duplicated objects - scaled - rotated - and otherwise transformed in equal increments.

36. An image that is made up of composite pieces that can be manipulated independently.

37. New to CS5 - this tool lets you quickly confirm a line that you want to designate as the new vertical or horizontal basis of your image.

38. A means of cutting away the extraneous portions of an image to focus the viewer's attention on the subject of the photo.

39. This numerical value lets you adjust the sharpness of points in a star drawn with the polygon tool.

40. The portion of the Bridge that contains thumbnail previews.

41. A camera's native format for which no on-board camera processing has occurred.

42. The two ingredients in color: The first is the tint - from red to magenta - and the second is the purity - from gray to vivid.

43. A feature of the Refine Edge command that tells Photoshop to adjust the radius based on the smooth or jagged nature of your mask.

44. This panel lets you scale - rotate - and even flip the source image as you paint it onto the destination - as well as preview the source as a translucent overlay.

45. Measured in f-stops - this Camera Raw option corrects the brightness of highlights.

46. The boundaries of an image - as measured independently of the contents of the image itself.

47. A setting in the options bar that determines how many colors the magic wand selects at a time - as measured in luminosity values.

48. The degree to which professionally output halftone dots grow when they are absorbed by a sheet of printed paper.

49. This tool lets you measure angles and distances in Photoshop - as well as gives you access to the Straighten button.

50. A command that allows you to rotate - resizem and rescale one layer independently of the rest of a composition.