Adobe Photoshop Elements software is a powerful tool designed for editing of images from digital sources such as digital cameras, scanners, CDs, and video files. You can do amazing things with it such as crop images, change lighting, remove red-eye from photos, apply special effects, blend or animate images, and optimize images for the web. But if you are new to image editing, you may find it complex and feel overwhelmed by all the things you can do and not know where to start. If you are an experienced Photoshop Elements user, you may want to learn some expert tricks. Whatever your level of experience, Photoshop Elements 3 for Windows One-on-One can teach you how to become an expert using Photoshop Elements and create great images for print, email, or the web.Photoshop Elements 3 for Windows One-on-One, the third in a series by Photoshop expert Deke McClelland, is a complete training system on how to use Adobe® Photoshop Elements software to edit and optimize images. The book contains 12 step-by-step lessons on real-world tasks along with 2 hours of video tutorials on CD. The samples in the book are in full color, so you can see how the images actually look. You can read about a particular technique in the book and then see how it's done first hand in the video.Deke's conversational style and full-color photographs make learning both fun and easy. In addition to learning how to use the software for specific tasks, you will also learn about photography and graphic theory, best practices, and tips for avoiding problems. Both image-editing novices and those already familiar with using Photoshop Elements will find valuable tips so they can use the software to do things such as create photo-montages (composites), restore old photos, prepare images to post on the Web, and archive photos. If you want to make your images the best they can be, then Photoshop Elements 3 for Windows One-on-One is for you.