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Photoshop Elements 11 All-in-One For Dummies

Book Description

Bring out the best in your images with the latest version of Photoshop Elements

Photoshop Elements is the top selling consumer photo editing software and Adobe continues to add innovative features that allow digital photo enthusiasts to do it all. This value-packed reference combines nine content-rich minibooks in one complete package. User-friendly and detailed, it covers the key features and tools that beginner and experienced users need to create high-quality images for print, e-mail, and the web using the latest release of Photoshop Elements: Photoshop Elements 11. Presented in full color, this resource goes beyond the basics of the application and is undoubtedly the most comprehensive Elements book on the market.

  • Explores filters, effects, styles, and distortions

  • Shows you how to enhance your images by painting, drawing, and typing

  • Walks you through working with layers and masks

  • Details ways to retouch and enhance your photos

  • Checks out the toolbox, options, and other essential menus

Fantastic photos and interesting images are just a click away with Photoshop Elements 11 All-in-One For Dummies!

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title Page
  4. Introduction
  5. Book I: Introducing Elements
    1. Chapter 1: Examining the Elements Environment
    2. Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Tools
    3. Chapter 3: Viewing and Navigating Images
    4. Chapter 4: Setting Your Preferences
  6. Elements Fundamentals
    1. Chapter 1: Acquiring, Saving, and Exporting Images
    2. Chapter 2: Working in the Organizer
    3. Chapter 3: Sorting and Organizing Files
    4. Chapter 4: Working with iHardware
  7. Image Essentials
    1. Chapter 1: Specifying Resolution and Changing Image Sizing
    2. Chapter 2: Choosing Color Modes and File Formats
    3. Chapter 3: Working with Camera Raw
    4. Chapter 4: Using and Managing Color
    5. Chapter 5: Time Travel - Undoing in Elements
  8. Selections
    1. Chapter 1: Making Selections
    2. Chapter 2: Modifying and Transforming Selections
  9. Painting, Drawing, and Typing
    1. Chapter 1: Painting and Drawing with Elements
    2. Chapter 2: Filling and Stroking
    3. Chapter 3: Working with Type
  10. Working with Layers and Masks
    1. Chapter 1: Creating Layers
    2. Chapter 2: Managing Layers
    3. Chapter 3: Playing with Opacity and Blend Modes
    4. Chapter 4: Cutting, Extracting, and Masking
  11. Filters, Effects, Styles, and Distortions
    1. Chapter 1: Making Corrections and Having Fun with Filters
    2. Chapter 2: Distorting with the Liquify Command
    3. Chapter 3: Adding Pizzazz with Styles and Effects
  12. Retouching and Enhancing
    1. Chapter 1: Quick Image Makeovers
    2. Chapter 2: Correcting Lighting, Color, and Clarity
    3. Chapter 3: Compositing with Photomerge
    4. Chapter 4: Getting Help in Guided Mode
  13. Creating and Sharing with Elements
    1. Chapter 1: Creating Elements Projects
    2. Chapter 2: Getting It Printed
    3. Chapter 3: Sharing Projects with Others
  14. Cheat Sheet