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Adobe Photoshop Elements 9

Video Description

Photoshop Elements 9 is often described as the best $99 you can spend as a photographer. The power of its functions, yet ease of use, make it a tremendous tool for correcting images and making imagebased projects. Phil Hawkins, an awardwinning photographer from Fresno, CA will take you through not only the complete explanation of how everything works, but the basics of digital imaging theory and digital camera operation. Additionally, Phil offers lessons on how to shoot better portraits and landscape images all in an effort to make you the best photographer you can be and to take those shots and display or distribute them putting your best foot forward. Three courses in one! To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome
    1. Introduction 00:02:26
  2. New in Elements 9
    1. Addition of Layer Masks 00:04:21
    2. Photomerge Style Match 00:05:46
    3. Improved Panorama Stitching pt. 1 00:04:46
    4. Improved Panorama Stitching pt. 2 00:03:14
    5. Share on Facebook 00:03:29
    6. Make Postage Stamps with Your Images 00:04:21
  3. Setting Your Camera For the Best Results in Elements
    1. Digital Cameras 101 00:02:58
    2. What is Resolution? 00:04:44
    3. Camera Settings 00:06:20
    4. Things to Remember About Your Digital Camera 00:03:30
  4. Basics Theories
    1. File Types: TIF/JPG/RAW pt. 1 00:03:00
    2. File Types: TIF/JPG/RAW pt. 2 00:03:03
    3. Difference Between DPI & PPI 00:01:09
    4. Color Spaces 00:03:46
    5. Your Monitor Calibration 00:02:33
  5. Elements 9 Basics
    1. Overview 00:01:27
    2. Organizer 00:04:36
    3. Edit 00:06:52
    4. Create 00:03:16
    5. Share 00:02:30
    6. Preferences pt. 1 00:06:25
    7. Preferences pt. 2 00:01:35
  6. Organize
    1. Getting Photos From Your Camera 00:04:54
    2. BACKUP! 00:03:38
    3. Scanner 00:03:31
    4. Keyword Tags pt. 1 00:05:56
    5. Keyword Tags pt. 2 00:02:08
    6. Smart Tags & Face Recognition 00:06:14
    7. Albums pt. 1 00:04:48
    8. Albums pt. 2 00:03:02
    9. Smart Albums 00:04:07
  7. Edit (or "Fix")
    1. Introduction 00:01:36
    2. Auto Fixes 00:03:02
  8. The "Guided" Tab
    1. Basic Photo Edits 00:03:10
    2. Lighting & Exposure 00:04:56
    3. Color Correction 00:05:22
    4. Guided Activities pt. 1 00:04:15
    5. Guided Activities pt. 2 00:03:15
    6. Photomerge Group Shot & Faces 00:03:41
    7. Scene Cleaner 00:04:18
    8. Style Match 00:04:25
    9. Action Player 00:03:04
  9. Quick Edit
    1. General Fixes 00:04:04
  10. Full Edit
    1. Introduction 00:02:44
    2. Layers pt. 1 00:05:59
    3. Layers pt. 2 00:05:57
    4. Layer Masks 00:06:29
    5. The Histogram 00:04:36
    6. Editing PSD & RAW files 00:04:25
    7. Undo History 00:01:59
  11. Tools
    1. Move Tool 00:03:49
    2. Zoom Tool 00:03:34
    3. Hand Tool 00:02:31
    4. Eyedropper Tool 00:03:16
    5. Rectangular/Elliptical Marquee Tool pt. 1 00:03:23
    6. Rectangular/Elliptical Marquee Tool pt. 2 00:04:19
    7. Lasso Tool 00:04:59
    8. Magic Wand Tool 00:04:35
    9. Quick Selection Tools 00:04:31
    10. Type Tool pt. 1 00:06:22
    11. Type Tool pt. 2 00:06:49
    12. Type Mask Tool pt. 1 00:05:43
    13. Type Mask Tool pt. 2 00:01:48
    14. Crop Tool 00:04:10
    15. Recompose Tool 00:03:18
    16. Cookie Cutter Tool pt. 1 00:03:37
    17. Cookie Cutter Tool pt. 2 00:04:07
    18. Straighten Tool: Fix Crooked Photos 00:01:12
    19. Red Eye Tool 00:01:52
    20. Spot Healing Brush Tool: Touch Up Skin 00:02:47
    21. Clone Stamp Tool 00:02:26
    22. Eraser Tools 00:04:47
    23. Brush Tool 00:05:07
    24. Paint Bucket Tool 00:02:51
    25. Gradient Tool pt. 1 00:04:55
    26. Gradient Tool pt. 2 00:03:27
    27. Custom Shape Tool 00:04:59
    28. Blur/Sharpen/Smudge Tool 00:04:10
    29. Sponge/Dodge/Burn Tool 00:05:41
  12. Special Effects
    1. Introduction 00:04:37
    2. How to Apply & Adjust the Special Effects 00:06:43
    3. How to Apply & Adjust the Contents 00:03:53
  13. Adjusting Portraits
    1. Introduction - Menu Bar 00:04:53
    2. Portrait Shooting Techniques pt. 1 00:04:57
    3. Portrait Shooting Techniques pt. 2 00:03:07
    4. Portrait Shooting Techniques pt. 3 00:06:35
    5. Global Adjustments pt. 1 00:02:32
    6. Global Adjustments pt. 2 00:04:52
    7. Sharpening pt. 1 00:06:29
    8. Sharpening pt. 2 00:01:41
    9. Color Adjustments pt. 1 00:03:24
    10. Color Adjustments pt. 2 00:04:47
    11. Skin Smoothing pt. 1 00:07:14
    12. Skin Smoothing pt. 2 00:02:15
    13. Skin Smoothing pt. 3 00:03:26
    14. Skin Smoothing pt. 4 00:05:46
    15. Black & White pt. 1 00:07:22
    16. Black & White pt. 2 00:04:20
  14. Adjusting Landscapes
    1. What Makes a Good Landscape Shot pt. 1 00:04:47
    2. What Makes a Good Landscape Shot pt. 2 00:02:39
    3. Rule of Thirds pt. 1 00:06:58
    4. Rule of Thirds pt. 2 00:02:02
    5. Global Color Adjustments 00:05:37
    6. HDR - High Dynamic Range pt. 1 00:04:34
    7. HDR - High Dynamic Range pt. 2 00:03:11
    8. Stitching Panoramas pt. 1 00:04:02
    9. Stitching Panoramas pt. 2 00:03:46
  15. Create
    1. Prints & Photo Books 00:05:00
    2. Photo Greeting Cards 00:06:49
    3. Photo Calendar 00:05:28
    4. Photo Collage & Slide Show 00:03:36
  16. Share
    1. Online Gallery 00:02:06
    2. E-mail Attachments & Photo Mail 00:04:47
    3. Facebook/SmugMug/Flickr 00:01:14
  17. Conclusion
    1. Summary 00:00:56
  18. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:01:13