Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 Classroom in a Book is the most thorough and comprehensive way for you to master Adobe’s industry-leading consumer-targeted photo-editing software. Each chapter in this step-by-step, lesson-based guide contains a project that builds on your growing knowledge of the program, while end-of-chapter review questions reinforce each lesson. You will learn the basics of editing your images with Photoshop Elements and learn how to best use the program's many new features.
This edition covers many new and improved features in Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018, from the Auto Curate feature that makes it easier than ever to organize and find your photos by analyzing your library to present just the best images, to a revamped slide show, and new tools that will help you make complex selections in moments or improve a portrait by opening closed eyes. New exercises explore enhancements in the Organizer, an improved selection workflow, and several of the latest guided edits. You’ll discover new tools that let you expand your creativity. And you’ll learn how to print, export, and share your images.
About the Author
John Evans has worked in computer graphics and design for more than 30 years, initially as a graphic designer, and then as a multimedia author, software interface designer, and technical writer. His multimedia and digital illustration work associated with Japanese type attracted an award from Apple Computer Australia. His other projects range from music education software for children to interface design for innovative font design software. As a technical writer his work includes software design specifications, user manuals, and copyediting for Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 Classroom in a Book, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Classroom in a Book, and Adobe Creative Suite 4 Classroom in a Book. More recently he has authored several editions of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classroom in a Book and Adobe Photoshop Elements Classroom in a Book.
Katrin Straub is an artist, a graphic designer, and author. Her award-winning print, painting, and multimedia work has been exhibited worldwide. With more than 15 years experience in design, Katrin has worked as Design Director for companies such as Landor Associates and Fontworks in the United States, Hong Kong, and Japan. Her work includes packaging, promotional campaigns, multimedia, website design, and internationally recognized corporate and retail identities. She holds degrees from the FH Augsburg, ISIA Urbino, and The New School University in New York. Katrin has authored many books, from the Adobe Creative Suite Idea Kit to Classroom in a Book titles for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Soundbooth, and several versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements Classroom in a Book and Adobe Premiere Elements Classroom in a Book.
Table of Contents
1 A Quick Tour of Photoshop Elements
2 Importing and Sorting Photos
3 Tagging, Grouping, and Searching Photos
4 Image Editing Background & Basics
5 Working With Color and Making Selections
6 Fixing Lighting and Exposure Problems
7 Reframing, Retouching, and Recomposing Images
8 Combining Images
9 Getting Creative
10 Printing, Sharing, and Exporting