You’ll find out how to transform your ordinary photos intovisually stunning creations. This book gives you the tools toenhance your images, fix flaws, share pictures online, correctsmall problems with Quick Fix, keep track of images with theProject Bin, take charge with Shortcuts, present your photos as aslideshow, use Web hosting, animate images, and create movie files.You’ll also learn to:
- Use the Organizer to move around efficiently in Elements
- Correct color, brightness, contrast, and exposure
- Use Adobe’s free Photoshop.com service
- Streamline your work using shortcuts
- Work with bitmap, grayscale, and indexed color modes
- Create albums and import images
- Follow creative applications for filters and effects
- Prepare images for printing
- Turn your photos into postcards, calendars, greeting cards, andphoto albums
- Straighten crooked lines, crop for effect, or fix color,sharpness, red-eye, and contrast
Photoshop Elements 7 For Dummies shows you how to use allthe Elements of great image editing, management, and photo fun.Whether you’re concerned about color profile embedding orjust want to put your kid’s photo on a calendar, you’lllearn how with this book!
About the Author
Barbara Obermeier is the principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in California specializing in print and Web design. She is currently a Graphic Design faculty member at Brooks Institute. Ted Padova is an internationally recognized authority on Adobe® Acrobat®, PDF, and digital imaging.
Table of ContentsIntroduction.
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 FileFormats.
Part II: Getting Organized.
Chapter 4: Getting Your Images.
Chapter 5: Viewing and Finding Your Images.
Chapter 6: Organizing and Managing Your Photos.
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.
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