May 2024 Program Recording

Here is the recording of the presentation from Brad Polt-Jones titled “Using Artificial Intelligence Tools in Photoshop” given to the Focus Camera Club on May 8, 2024.

Program Description

With the advent and evolution of AI tools in the Adobe suite of software, the possibilities for using AI tools to enhance and modify images has increased many fold. In his presentation, Brad will speak about the AI tools, their use and functionality within Adobe Photoshop.

For those who are new to using the tools, this will be solid introduction; for those who have experimented with them, it will be both a review and, hopefully, an informative presentation to help you better understand how the tools can be used and be beneficial.

Brad Polt-Jones is a photographer based in Durango, Colorado. He has been taking pictures for over forty years, starting with in his early days as a ski photographer. Brad has also taught photography and graphic design at the post-secondary level for over 20 years, teaching at the City College of San Francisco, UCLA Extension, Mission College in Los Angeles and Mount San Antonio College.

Through his in-person workshops, Brad has trained over 5,000 students in the dynamic world of digital photography and is now offering his workshops globally via online courses, live webinars and remote training. See his work and learn more at


0:00 Club News / Intro, 7:53 AI tools for Selections, 22:15 Selections and Editing Workflow, 27:03 Neural Filters in Photoshop, 47:00 Generative Fill Use and Methods, 1:04:53 Gen AI and Composite Art, 1:07:37 Q & A / Outro