A brand-new companion to the bestselling Digital Photographer's Guide to Photoshop Elements provides photographers with the practical, technical information they need to take full advantage of the most popular image-processing software on the market.
Photoshop Elements is a powerful image-processing package that enables users to produce sophisticated enhancements to their digital image files and photographs. With this comprehensive, practical, and illustrated handbook, newcomers to the technology can quickly learn the most effective, efficient ways to avail themselves of all its creative possibilities. Page by page, the guide bursts with authoritative tips and techniques for performing specific edits and adjustments to original digital photos. All the fundamental enhancements receive extensive explanation, including exposure correction, contrast adjustment, tonal alteration, and color balance modification. Go further, and use the software to mimic traditional photographic processes such as hand-tinting, create lighting effects, or build complex multilayered montages. The many easy-to-follow explanations and well-chosen examples make every step of the process wonderfully clear.