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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Jeff Carlson

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4. Quick Fix Edits

As you’ll discover in the rest of the book, Photoshop Elements is a sophisticated image editor, enabling anyone to make photo corrections that would have been absurdly difficult years ago. But sometimes you don’t want to be an image expert. Let the computer do the work for you, analyzing photos and correcting them automatically.

Elements offers a couple ways to get started. In the Organizer, the Fix pane provides one-click automatic fixes, which may be all you need. In the Editor, the Edit Quick pane offers sliders for making common adjustments.

When you don’t want to mess with the particulars, or when you know that a photo needs just a bit of tweaking but you want a bit more control over the adjustments, turn to the Quick ...

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