BN.com Gift Guide

Photoshop Elements 11 Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks

Overview

Get the most out of Photoshop Elements 11 with this simplified guide

If you already understand the basics of Photoshop Elements and are eager try out some unique tips and techniques, then you'll love this collection of 100 must-know tips and tricks. Two-page tutorials, full-color screen shots, and step-by-step instructions make it easy to see and follow the directions, helping you to get the very most from this top-selling image-editing software. This guide gets you up to speed ...

See more details below
Paperback
$18.60
BN.com price
(Save 25%)$24.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (17) from $6.00   
  • New (11) from $7.99   
  • Used (6) from $6.00   
Photoshop Elements 11 Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$13.99
BN.com price
(Save 44%)$24.99 List Price

Overview

Get the most out of Photoshop Elements 11 with this simplified guide

If you already understand the basics of Photoshop Elements and are eager try out some unique tips and techniques, then you'll love this collection of 100 must-know tips and tricks. Two-page tutorials, full-color screen shots, and step-by-step instructions make it easy to see and follow the directions, helping you to get the very most from this top-selling image-editing software. This guide gets you up to speed on Photoshop Elements 11 and helps you expand your skill set with these best practices for getting the most out of the new version.

  • Shares innovative techniques and unique tips for using the newest and coolest features found in the new Photoshop Elements 11
  • Explains techniques, best practices, and creative ways to transform your digital images from everyday to extraordinary
  • Features beautiful photos and tips from an experienced photographer and author who shares his secrets on how to create memorable images
  • Includes step-by-step instruction in a series of two-page, highly visual tutorials, with helpful, full-color screen shots on every page

Take your image editing and Photoshop Elements skills to the next level with this practical guide.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118380857
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/23/2012
  • Series: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks Series , #41
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 428,540
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Import and Organize Photos

#1 Import Your Images 4

#2 Use the Organizer Interface 8

#3 Sort the Good Pictures From the Bad 10

#4 Stack Your Images 12

#5 Back Up Your Pictures to Protect Them 14

#6 Use Instant Fix 16

#7 Create Albums to Group Your Pictures 18

#8 Work With People View 20

#9 Work With Places View 24

#10 Work With Events View 28

#11 Use Keywords to Tag Your Images 32

2 Start Adjusting Your Images in Photoshop Elements

#12 Open Pictures and Use Save As 38

#13 Set Preferences to Make Editor Work for You 40

#14 You Cannot Hurt Your Pictures 42

#15 Crop Your Photos for Tighter Shots 44

#16 Fix and Rotate Crooked Pictures 46

#17 Use Guided Edit to Help You Learn the Program 48

#18 Set Blacks and Whites with Levels 50

#19 Adjust Your Midtones with Levels 52

#20 Adjust Your Midtones with Color Curves 54

#21 Quickly Adjust Dark Shadows and Bright Highlights 56

#22 Correct Color to Remove Color Casts 58

#23 Enhance Color with Hue/Saturation 60

#24 Use Quick Edit to Work Fast 62

3 Work with RAW Photos in Photoshop Elements

#25 Change Images Nondestructively 66

#26 Crop Your Photos to Start Your Processing 68

#27 Adjust Blacks and Whites to Give a Photo Strength 70

#28 Adjust Midtones to Make Tonalities Light or Dark 72

#29 Correct Color to Clean Up Color Casts 74

#30 Use Vibrance and Clarity to Intensify Images 76

#31 Sharpen Photos with Precision 78

#32 Control Noise in Your Photo 80

#33 Apply Adjustments to Multiple Photos 82

#34 Move Your Picture to Photoshop Elements 84

4 Choose Local Control Features

#35 Create and Use a Selection 88

#36 Use Marquee Tools for Specific Shapes 90

#37 Use Lasso Tools to Follow Picture Elements 92

#38 Use Automated Tools for Easy Selections 94

#39 Expand or Contract Your Selection 96

#40 Select What Is Easy and Invert 98

#41 Blend Edges by Feathering 100

#42 Refine Edges for More Selection Control 102

#43 Use the Smart Brush for Specific Area Fixes 104

5 Create Adjustment Layers for Nondestructive Changes

#44 Understand How Layers Work 108

#45 Understand How Adjustment Layers Work 110

#46 Work Blacks and Whites with a Levels Adjustment Layer 114

#47 Work Midtones with a Levels Adjustment Layer 116

#48 Correct Color with an Adjustment Layer 118

#49 Enhance Color with an Adjustment Layer 120

#50 Fix Problem Exposures with Layer Blending Modes 122

#51 Understand How Layer Masks Work 124

#52 Combine Two Photos with Layer Masks 126

#53 Remove Adjustments with Black 130

#54 Add Adjustments Using Black and Then White 132

#55 Combine Layer Masks with Selections 136

#56 Balance Colors and Tones in a Picture 138

#57 Bring Out Shadow Detail in Specific Areas 140

#58 Darken Highlight Detail in Specific Areas 142

#59 Flatten Layers When Done 144

6 Solve Photo Problems

#60 Clone Out Problems 148

#61 Remove People from a Scene with Photomerge Scene Cleaner 152

#62 Remove Unwanted Objects with Enhanced Spot Healing 154

#63 Fix Problems Due to Lens Distortion 156

#64 Fix Perspective Problems with Building Photographs 158

#65 Remove Dead Space with Recompose 160

#66 Make an Out-Of-Focus Background 162

#67 Remove Distracting Colors 164

#68 Improve Blank Skies 166

#69 Control the Focus with Tilt-Shift Effects 170

#70 Add a New Background for Your Subject 172

7 Size and Sharpen Photos

#71 Basic Workflow for Image Sizing 178

#72 Size Photos for Printing 180

#73 Size Photos for E-Mail 182

#74 Sharpen Photos with Unsharp Mask 184

#75 Sharpen Photos with Adjust Sharpness 186

#76 Sharpen Photos When You Have Layers 188

#77 Selectively Sharpen Parts of Your Photo 190

8 Go Beyond the Basics

#78 Convert Color Photos to Black-and-White 194

#79 Adjust Your Photos in Black-and-White 196

#80 Create Toned Images 198

#81 Try Filters for Creative Effects 200

#82 Create a Graphic Novel Look 202

#83 Use the Smart Brush for Creative Effects 204

#84 Create Pop Art Effects with Guided Edit 206

#85 Add Text to a Page 208

#86 Photograph a Scene to Get More Exposure Detail 210

#87 Merge Photos for More Photo Detail 212

#88 Photograph a Scene for a Panoramic Image 214

#89 Merge Photos for a Panoramic Image 216

#90 Transfer Styles Between Photos 220

9 Software Plug-ins Make Work Easier

#91 Use Viveza for Quick Creative Adjustments 224

#92 Use Color Efex Pro for Efficient Photo Work 226

#93 Remove Noise with Dfine 228

#94 Get Dramatic Black-and-White with Silver Efex Pro 230

#95 Use Snap Art for Creative Effects 232

10 Get Photos out of Photoshop Elements

#96 Calibrate Your Monitor 236

#97 Print Your Photos 240

#98 Print a Calendar 244

#99 Print a Photo Book 246

#100 Add a Border Effect to Your Pictures 248

#101 Make a Greeting Card 250

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)