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Adobe Photoshop Elements 7

Video Description

Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 is an advanced photo editing and workflow tool, that allows you to enhance your photos; correcting colour, removing scratches and unwanted objects, smoothing skin and removing blemishes straight from your camera. Presenting this course with 15 years high-end retouching and photographic experience is Neil Oliver - Adobe Certified Instructor.In this comprehensive Adobe Photoshop Elements tutorial video Neil will guide you through the functionality of Elements 7, from importing your photos, through to creating final photo books and everything in between.

Neil specializes in breaking down the technical aspects of the program into easy to understand, short videos that really allow you to take on board all that Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 has to offer and allows you to learn at your own speed.

Throughout this tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Use the Photoshop Elements 7 workspace effectively
  • Quickly import your photos and apply keyword tags and ratings
  • Compare your photosEasily correct color and enhance your photos
  • Work like a pro using advanced retouching techniques
  • Apply special effects to your photosCreate stunning photo projects ie, photo books, calendars and slideshows
  • Merge multiple shots into a panorama
  • Prepare your images for the web
  • Share your photos with family and friends
  • Backup your photos so you never lose them
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
      1. Welcome 00:00:34
      2. Achieve outstanding results like these 00:00:49
      3. Photoshop Elements at a glance 00:01:22
      4. Using the project files 00:00:48
    2. Interface Overview
      1. Understanding Photoshop Elements 00:02:07
      2. Touring the Organizer interface 00:02:33
      3. Organize, Fix, Create and Share 00:02:02
      4. Touring the Full Edit interface 00:02:25
      5. Full Edit, Quick Edit and Guided Edit 00:01:59
    3. The Organizer
      1. Viewing photos 00:04:06
      2. Selecting photos 00:01:15
      3. Rotating photos 00:01:31
      4. Renaming photos 00:01:47
      5. Adjusting photo dates 00:01:59
      6. Hiding and deleting photos 00:02:22
      7. Stacking 00:02:54
      8. Moving photos 00:01:40
    4. Importing Photos
      1. Understanding catalogs 00:02:02
      2. Importing photos from files and folders 00:01:47
      3. Importing photos from camera 00:03:32
      4. Importing photos from a scanner 00:02:28
    5. Managing and Finding Photos
      1. Adding Keyword Tags to photos 00:05:40
      2. Finding photos by Keyword Tags 00:02:04
      3. Searching via Keyword Tags 00:01:48
      4. Face Recognition 00:01:57
      5. Creating albums 00:04:03
      6. Creating Smart Albums 00:02:27
      7. Finding photos with the Find menu 00:02:34
      8. Finding photos through the Timeline 00:02:00
    6. Comparing Photos
      1. Full Screen view 00:05:25
      2. Comparing photos 00:04:46
      3. Date view 00:03:16
      4. Map view 00:03:08
    7. Easy Photo Editing
      1. Automated photo editing 00:05:19
      2. A Quick Fix 00:05:56
    8. Full Edit
      1. Opening a file 00:01:15
      2. Creating a blank file 00:02:54
      3. Setting Edit preferences 00:05:02
      4. Adjusting Color settings 00:02:30
      5. Using the Undo History command 00:03:29
      6. Zooming and navigating 00:03:29
      7. Resizing photos and adjusting resolution 00:03:53
      8. Enlarging the canvas 00:02:33
      9. Saving files 00:04:17
    9. Using Tools
      1. Moving Images 00:02:48
      2. Panning and Zooming 00:02:04
      3. The Eyedropper 00:00:42
      4. Rectangular and Elliptical Marques 00:03:43
      5. Custom Selections with a Magnetic Lasso 00:02:54
      6. Using the Magic Wand Tool 00:09:01
      7. Making Quick Selections 00:02:49
      8. Using the Selection Brush 00:04:10
      9. Working with the Type Tools 00:04:51
      10. Cropping 00:02:41
      11. Using the Cookie Cutter 00:03:04
      12. Straighten an Image 00:01:16
      13. Red Eye Removal 00:01:09
      14. Healing 00:03:48
      15. Clone Stamp 00:04:19
      16. Using the Eraser 00:03:05
      17. Brushing 00:01:31
      18. Color Replacement 00:03:34
      19. Filling with thePaint Bucket 00:03:29
      20. Creating Gradients 00:04:09
      21. Shape Tools 00:03:19
      22. Blur, Sharpen and Smudge 00:02:40
      23. Dodge, Burn and Sponge 00:05:14
      24. Smart Brush Tool 00:02:11
    10. Working with Layers
      1. Understanding layers - Part 1 00:07:03
      2. Understanding layers - Part 2 00:03:01
      3. Layers palette Overview - Part 2 00:05:07
      4. Layers palette Overview - Part 2 00:05:39
      5. Cutting out backgrounds with layer masks 00:06:18
    11. Working with Selections
      1. Selection Overview 00:07:33
      2. Easy Selection techniques 00:04:04
      3. Advanced Selection techniques 00:04:58
      4. Modifying and saving selections 00:04:45
    12. Color Correcting Photos
      1. White Balance 00:02:10
      2. Correcting with Levels 00:02:06
      3. Using Curves 00:01:28
      4. Creative Color with Hue/Saturation 00:02:30
      5. Shadow/Highlight 00:01:21
      6. Fixing skin tone 00:02:10
      7. Reducing noise 00:03:27
      8. Sharpening photos 00:02:56
      9. Straightening photos 00:00:58
      10. Cropping photos 00:01:33
    13. Working with Raw Images
      1. Camera Raw Interface 00:05:33
      2. Using Camera Raw Tools 00:05:59
      3. Using the Basic Panel 00:07:01
      4. Using the Detail panel 00:02:01
      5. Saving Images 00:01:51
    14. Retouching Photos
      1. Fixing group shots 00:04:20
      2. Using the Scene Cleaner 00:04:35
      3. Smart Brush tool 00:03:37
      4. Smart Brush Detail tool 00:02:03
      5. Dodging and burning 00:05:45
      6. Fixing freckles and blemishes 00:03:15
      7. Removing content 00:04:53
      8. Using the Red Eye tool 00:01:21
      9. Using the Whiten Teeth tool 00:01:48
      10. Using the Blue Skies Tool 00:01:15
      11. Using the Black/White tool 00:02:11
      12. Converting color to black and white 00:01:47
    15. Working with Text
      1. Adding text to your photo 00:03:04
      2. Editing your text 00:05:58
      3. Creative text 00:03:57
    16. Special Effects
      1. Using Filters 00:04:01
      2. Applying photo Effects 00:02:19
      3. Using layer styles 00:02:24
    17. Photo Projects
      1. Making a photo book 00:05:43
      2. Making a photo calendar 00:01:18
      3. Making a photo collage 00:02:35
      4. Creating a slideshow 00:07:00
      5. Making a panorama 00:05:19
      6. Preparing images for the web 00:06:36
    18. Sharing
      1. Online Albums 00:04:04
      2. Adding photos to Email 00:02:09
      3. Using Photo Mail 00:02:44
      4. Making Prints 00:02:08
      5. Creating a CD/DVD of your photos 00:01:17
    19. Backing Up
      1. Copy/Move to Removable Disk 00:02:56
      2. Backup Catalog to CD, DVD or Hard Drive 00:03:20
    20. About the Author
      1. About Neil 00:01:08