Fotolia partner CreateLive will be offering a series of seminars and workshops for you to hone your Adobe skillz. See dates below

Thursday, Aug 22, 12:45-2:15 pm PT

Photoshop vs. Lightroom SMACKDOWN!

With so many Adobe programs, it’s tough to know which one to use when. For example, should you use Photoshop to edit your images? Should you use Lightroom instead? When should you use one over the other? In this informative and fun session, you’ll learn exactly what each program excels at so you can create efficient workflows that save you tons or time. You’ll also glean a slew of time-saving tips in the process.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2:30-4:00 pm PT

Building Video Portfolios in Photoshop

Need a compelling portfolio to showcase your photography or designs? No problem. By using Photoshop’s video editing capabilities, you can combine still images, video, text, and branding in order to create a professional and engaging video portfolio that you can showcase on your web site, Behance, as well as burn to a DVD. You won’t believe how much fun promoting your business can be!

Friday, Aug 23, 9:00-10:30 am PT

Behance: The Only Web Presence You Need?

With over a million members, the online Behance community is a great place to showcase and get critical feedback on photos, designs, video, and audio. However, you can also use your Creative Cloud membership to create a professional-level portfolio site with Behance that ties in to your blog, social media networks and more. Does that mean Behance is the only web presence you need? This informative session will help you decide as we explore exactly what you can do with Behance, enable you to get the most bang out of your Creative Cloud buck.

Friday, Aug 23, 10:45-12:00pm PT

Mastering Photoshop’s Shape tools for photography & design

Photoshop’s vector-based Shape tools are just the ticket for masking photos in creative, eye-catching, yet non-destructive ways. They’re also great for making shapes and patterns that enhance your designs. In this session, you’ll master the Shape tools and their various options (including Photoshop CC’s new editable rectangle corners), plus you’ll learn how to use Shape layers in conjunction with Smart Objects so you can experiment with different treatments the smart way instead of the hard way!