With this guide by your side, you’ll be an Elements expert in no time!
Want to edit, enhance, and organize your photos, and even turn them into works of art? You can do it with Photoshop Elements, and this colorful reference shows you how. From getting started and learning to use all the tools to working with layers and masks, retouching, adding effects, and creating photo cards and calendars, it’s all here!
Make friends with Elements — the first two minibooks show you around the workspace, explain the tools, and get your images organized
Color and more — learn about color modes, appropriate file formats, and adding artwork to an image
Painting and drawing — explore the pencil and brush tools and add type to images
A little improvement — use the auto-fixes, fine-tune images, and get creative with layers, masks, filters, and blend modes
Show it off — create collages, photo books, slide shows, and greeting cards, and print them or share them online
Open the book and find:
Simple descriptions of all of Elements tools
Quick fixes for lighting and color issues
How to organize, sort, and search your images
How to apply an artistic touch with special effects
The tricks behind using layers to focus your edits
Steps for retouching faces and portraits
Ideas for photo projects you can share with others
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