Photoshop Elements 11 All-in-One For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Discover all the exciting ways you can edit your photos and get amazing results!

There's no end to what you and Photoshop Elements can do with your photos. This friendly guide will show you how to use Photoshop Elements to turn everyday memories into magnificent photos. Learn to organize and manage your photos, fix common flaws, crop images, enhance color, share your photos on your favorite social networks, and more.

  • Basic Elements — examine ...
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Photoshop Elements 11 All-in-One For Dummies

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Overview

Discover all the exciting ways you can edit your photos and get amazing results!

There's no end to what you and Photoshop Elements can do with your photos. This friendly guide will show you how to use Photoshop Elements to turn everyday memories into magnificent photos. Learn to organize and manage your photos, fix common flaws, crop images, enhance color, share your photos on your favorite social networks, and more.

  • Basic Elements — examine the Elements environment, get to know the tools and menus, view and navigate images, and set your preferences
  • Behind the mask — discover all you can do with masks, layers, and filters
  • Just your type — add words to your pictures with the type tools and creative touches with the Brush and Pencil tools
  • Turn good to great — crop photos for better composition, straighten crooked images, correct color, remove red-eye, and sharpen or smooth areas
  • Creative sharing — show off your images in photo books, calendars, greeting cards, flipbooks, slide shows, or create an online album

Open the book and find:

  • Details about resolution, color modes, and the Camera Raw format
  • Easy ways to sort and find photos
  • Tips for making and modifying selections
  • Advice on sharing photos with iHardware and Android devices
  • Techniques for retouching and enhancing photos
  • Secrets for creating composite images
  • How to share photos on Facebook® and other social networks
  • Instructions for both Windows® and Mac® users

9 BOOKS IN 1

  • Introducing Elements
  • Elements Fundamentals
  • Image Essentials
  • Selections
  • Painting, Drawing, and Typing
  • Working with Layers and Masks
  • Filters, Effects, Styles, and Distortions
  • Retouching and Enhancing
  • Creating and Sharing with Elements

IN FULL COLOR!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118462027
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/22/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 535,460
  • File size: 77 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Barbara Obermeier is principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in California. She is currently a faculty member in the School of Graphic Design at Brooks Institute. Ted Padova is an internationally recognized authority on Adobe Acrobat, PDF, and digital imaging.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Book I: Introducing Elements 7

Chapter 1: Examining the Elements Environment 9

Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Tools 35

Chapter 3: Viewing and Navigating Images 57

Chapter 4: Setting Your Preferences 71

Book II: Elements Fundamentals 91

Chapter 1: Acquiring, Saving, and Exporting Images 93

Chapter 2: Working in the Organizer 119

Chapter 3: Sorting and Organizing Files 137

Chapter 4: Working with iHardware 171

Book III: Image Essentials 183

Chapter 1: Specifying Resolution and Changing Image Sizing 185

Chapter 2: Choosing Color Modes and File Formats 203

Chapter 3: Working with Camera Raw 223

Chapter 4: Using and Managing Color 239

Chapter 5: Time Travel — Undoing in Elements 257

Book IV: Selections 263

Chapter 1: Making Selections 265

Chapter 2: Modifying and Transforming Selections 287

Book V: Painting, Drawing, and Typing 307

Chapter 1: Painting and Drawing with Elements 309

Chapter 2: Filling and Stroking 327

Chapter 3: Working with Type 345

Book VI: Working with Layers and Masks 367

Chapter 1: Creating Layers 369

Chapter 2: Managing Layers 395

Chapter 3: Playing with Opacity and Blend Modes 411

Chapter 4: Cutting, Extracting, and Masking 425

Book VII: Filters, Effects, Styles, and Distortions 439

Chapter 1: Making Corrections and Having Fun with Filters 441

Chapter 2: Distorting with the Liquify Command 465

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