Photoshop Elements 8 All-in-One For Dummies

Photoshop Elements 8 All-in-One For Dummies

by Barbara Obermeier, Ted Padova
     
 

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Here's how to do it all with Elements — more versatile than you ever imagined

Whether you're new to Photoshop Elements, want to take your skills up a notch, or want to quickly take advantage of the new features and enhancements in Photoshop Elements 8, you've come to the right place. Nine easy-to-follow minibooks cover everything you need to know about

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Here's how to do it all with Elements — more versatile than you ever imagined

Whether you're new to Photoshop Elements, want to take your skills up a notch, or want to quickly take advantage of the new features and enhancements in Photoshop Elements 8, you've come to the right place. Nine easy-to-follow minibooks cover everything you need to know about organizing, editing, sharing, and creating projects with your photos.

  • The groundwork — Books I and II cover setting up your work environment, using tools and shortcuts, and managing your files
  • Make them pretty — learn to work with resolution, manage color, use appropriate file formats, and handle selections in Books III and IV
  • Take it up a notch — in Books V, VI, and VII, learn to use the Brush and Pencil tools, work with layers, and create artistic effects
  • Fix the flaws — Book VIII helps you erase imperfections, fine-tune color, and more
  • Be creative — with slide shows, calendars, greeting cards, flip books, and other projects in Book IX

Open the book and find:

  • Help in setting up the Elements work environment
  • Steps for acquiring, saving, and exporting images
  • How to correct contrast, color, and clarity
  • Tips for making and transforming selections
  • Advice on creating layers and working with masks
  • Cool things to do with type
  • Creative applications for filters, effects, styles, and distortions
  • ? Instructions for retouching and enhancing images

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470543023
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

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