Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies

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Perfect your photos and images with this "focused" guide to the latest version of Photoshop Elements For most of us, the professional-level Photoshop is overkill for our needs. Amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts turn to Photoshop Elements for a powerful but simpler way to edit and retouch their snapshots. Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies, fully updated and revised for the latest release of this software product, helps you navigate Elements to create, edit, fix, share, and organize the high-quality images...

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Overview

Perfect your photos and images with this "focused" guide to the latest version of Photoshop Elements For most of us, the professional-level Photoshop is overkill for our needs. Amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts turn to Photoshop Elements for a powerful but simpler way to edit and retouch their snapshots. Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies, fully updated and revised for the latest release of this software product, helps you navigate Elements to create, edit, fix, share, and organize the high-quality images you desire. Full color pages bring the techniques to life and make taking great photos fun and easy.
• Introduces you to the work area
• Shows you how to upload images to your computer
• Reviews ways to view, find, organize, and manage your photos
• Details how to modify your photos to your specifications
• Distills working with layers, contrast, color, clarity, filter, effects, styles, and type
• Explains how to print your creations, create a slide show, and optimize images for the Web Written by veteran digital imaging and print authors Barbara Obermeier and Ted Padova, this handy reference is a highly readable and enjoyable way to learn this powerful image editing application.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470878729
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/4/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 487,853
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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 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.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Work Area.

Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Edit.

Chapter 3: Working with Resolutions, Color Modes, and File Formats.

Part II: Getting Organized.

Chapter 4: Getting Your Images.

Chapter 5: Viewing and Finding Your Images.

Chapter 6: Organizing and Managing Your Photos (Windows).

Part III: Selecting and Correcting Photos.

Chapter 7: Making and Modifying Selections.

Chapter 8: Working with Layers.

Chapter 9: Simple Image Makeovers.

Chapter 10: Correcting Contrast, Color, and Clarity.

Part IV: Exploring Your Inner Artist.

Chapter 11: Playing with Filters, Effects, Styles, and More.

Chapter 12: Drawing and Painting.

Chapter 13: Working with Type.

Part V:Printing, Creating, and Sharing.

Chapter 14: Getting It on Paper.

Chapter 15: Showing It Onscreen.

Chapter 16: Making Creations and Sharing.

Part VI:The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Composing Better Photos.

Chapter 18: Ten More Project Ideas.

Index.

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