Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 for Photographers: The Creative Use of Photoshop Elements [NOOK Book]

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To coincide with some of the biggest changes in Photoshop Elements for years, Philip Andrews completely revises his bestselling title to include all the new features of this release. See how the new interface works alongside new tools, techniques and workflows to make editing, enhancing and sharing your pictures easier than ever. And as always, he introduces the changed and improved features with colorful illustrations and the clear step-by-step instruction that has made his ...

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 for Photographers: The Creative Use of Photoshop Elements

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Overview

To coincide with some of the biggest changes in Photoshop Elements for years, Philip Andrews completely revises his bestselling title to include all the new features of this release. See how the new interface works alongside new tools, techniques and workflows to make editing, enhancing and sharing your pictures easier than ever. And as always, he introduces the changed and improved features with colorful illustrations and the clear step-by-step instruction that has made his books the go-to titles for photographers the world over.

In this edition Andrews highlights the following new features:

  • Interface for both the Editor and Organizer
  • Revel integration in Organizer
  • New tools in the Quick Editor workspace
  • Changes to the Actions palette
  • Pen and Ink, Comic and Graphic Novel filters
  • Vignette, Tilt-Shift, High Key, and Low Key Guided Edit effects
  • Places, People and Events Organizer work modes
  • Changes for Adobe Camera Raw
  • Supercharged folder view
  • Online content
  • The Task bar
  • Exposure and Vibrance sliders in Quick Edit

At the same time, Andrews provides a comprehensive overview of the most used tools and techniques in the rest of the program.

Readers also benefit from a being able to access book resources and instructional videos at the associated website photoshopelements.net. They can also extend their learning with the special Photoshop Elements for Photographers app available from the Apple App Store.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135048389
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/5/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 652,838
  • File size: 28 MB
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Meet the Author

Philip Andrews is Adobe Australia's official Photoshop and Elements Ambassador. He is an experienced photographer, author, magazine editor and online course creator. He was previously a lecturer at the Queensland School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Australia and Nescot, England. He is a beta tester for Photoshop, an alpha tester for Photoshop Elements and a Photoshop specialist demonstrator for Adobe Australia. Philip is also co-founder of photo-college.com, an online photography training college. He's a regular contributor to several magazines including Shutterbug, Amateur Photographer, Australian Photography and Better Photography, and is senior contributing editor for Better Digital, columnist for What Digital Camera, and co-editor and publisher of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine.

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Table of Contents

Digital Basics; Photoshop Elements; Organize; Fix; Create; Share; Raw Shooting; Editor Guided; Editor Quick; Editor Full; Advanced Techniques; Selections; Layers; Text; Painting and Drawing; Filter and Plug-Ins; Photomerge; Photo Books, Collages, Calendars and Cards; Web and Services; Printing; Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2013

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    Hi, it's me!!! I am the famous commente who does tons of spaces! It is annoyong but I have to do it to keep people company look for my posts on some apps and books. When you see my posts hit yes. Oh ya this book is good











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  • Posted April 5, 2013

    Are you an experienced or professional digital photographer? If

    Are you an experienced or professional digital photographer? If you are, then this book is for you! Author Philip Andrews, has done an outstanding job of writing a book that provides you with not only the knowledge about how the various features and tools work, but also helps you understand what to do with your images and make sound decisions regarding which editing feature to use and by how much.




    Andrews, begins by going back to basics and seeing how factors like resolution and numbers of colors affect the quality of image capture. Next, the author looks at the various tools, functions and interface components that make up Photoshop Elements. Then, the author shows you how the smart digital photographer will reap the rewards of time spent working with their image collection in Organizer, and how they will be able to find the images they need faster and easier than ever before. He continues by discussing how with Organizer (now available for Mac users as well), Mac users will have access to all of the great features in the Instant Fix pane. Next, the author covers those projects that are listed in the Create pane. Then, he explores the Share menu, which contains a series of photo projects that can be used to showcase and distribute your images. The author continues by showing you how to switch to the Raw file format; and, how shooting can provide you with the highest detail photos ever. Next, he explores the good place to start, when wanting to move from the simple single button, to making a change approach of the Organizer’s Fix pane, to the fuller enhancement environment of the Guided Editing workspace. The author continues by looking into the second level of editing, which sits in the middle ground between total user control and total program control over the editing results. Next, he takes you step-by-step through basic picture adjustments and enhancements; as well as, showing you how to use these techniques. The author then looks a little closer at the tools and features inside the Elements’ workspace. He continues by looking at the mechanics of creating and using selections. Next, the author introduces the concepts behind using Layers in Elements and demonstrates the fundamental techniques that you will use on a daily basis to enhance your photos. The author then looks at some of the ways that Elements users can add type to their compositions and then checks out the many ways that you can style the text. He continues by looking at how to use Elements’ painting and drawing tools to create something entirely new. Then, the author covers the basics of filtering, provides examples and details of different filtering effects. Next, he looks at the following Photomerge utility features: Photomerge Group Shot, Photomerge Faces, Photomerge Scene Cleaner, Photomerge Panorania, Photomerge Exposure and the Photomerge Style Match. The author continues by concentrating on the various steps involved in creating, styling, editing and printing Photo Books, Collages, Calendars and Cards. Finally, he looks at the way that you can get great prints using Elements.




    This most excellent book uses a very simple and easy-to-understand style to illustrate the basic functionalities and then moves onto the more advanced techniques. More importantly, as you go through this great book, you will develop an ease with Adobe Photoshop Elements 11!

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