Photoshop Elements 7 For Dummies

Photoshop Elements 7 For Dummies

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Photoshop Elements lets you edit and enhance your digital photographs and images with professional quality tools. Whether you re a professional photographer or a beginner,
Photoshop Elements 7 For Dummies gives you the scoop on using this full-featured photo-editing program.
You ll find out how to transform your ordinary photos into visually stunning creations. This book gives you the tools to enhance your images, fix flaws, share pictures online, correct small problems with Quick Fix, keep track of images with the Project Bin, take charge with Shortcuts, present your photos as a slideshow, use Web hosting, animate images, and create movie files. You ll also learn to:
Use the Organizer to move around efficiently in ElementsCorrect color, brightness, contrast, and exposureUse Adobe s free Photoshop.com serviceStreamline your work using shortcutsWork with bitmap, grayscale, and indexed color modesCreate albums and import imagesFollow creative applications for filters and effectsPrepare images for printingTurn your photos into postcards, calendars, greeting cards, and photo albumsStraighten crooked lines, crop for effect, or fix color, sharpness, red-eye, and contrast
Photoshop Elements 7 For Dummies shows you how to use all the Elements of great image editing, management, and photo fun. Whether you re concerned about color profile embedding or just want to put your kid s photo on a calendar, you ll learn how with this book!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 952.54g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0470397004
  • 9780470397008
  • 245,349

About Barbara Obermeier

Barbara Obermeier is the principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in California specializing in print and Web design. She is currently a Graphic Design faculty member at Brooks Institute. Ted Padova is an internationally recognized authority on Adobe (R) Acrobat (R), PDF, and digital imaging.
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Whether you're a hobbyist or a pro, look what you can do with Elements!

Photoshop Elements is a full-featured image editing program, and this full-color guide gives you the scoop on all the coolest features. It's easy to enhance your images, fix flaws, and share pictures online. Whether you're concerned about color profile embedding or just want to put your kid's photo on a calendar, Elements can do it, and here's how!

Get it together -- use the Organizer to easily sort, find, and compare photos and open them for editing

Make it easy -- correct small problems with Quick Fix, keep track of images with the Project Bin, and take charge with shortcuts

Be creative -- turn your photos into postcards, calendars, greeting cards, and photo albums with a few mouse clicks

Master simple makeovers -- to straighten crooked images, crop for better composition, or fix color, sharpness, red-eye, and contrast

Share -- present your photos as a slideshow, use Web hosting, animate images, or create movie files

Open the book and find:

How to get images into Elements from all kinds of sources

Steps for working with resolution, color modes, and file formats

Ways to organize and manage your photos

Tips for performing simple image makeovers

Secrets for making and modifying selections

How to combine multiple images into creative collages

Creative applications for filters, effects, and styles

How to upload and save images to Photoshop.com
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Table of contents

Introduction.
Part I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Work Area.
Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Edit.
Chapter 3: Working with Resolutions, Color Modes, and File Formats.
Part II: Getting Organized.
Chapter 4: Getting Your Images.
Chapter 5: Viewing and Finding Your Images.
Chapter 6: Organizing and Managing Your Photos.
Part III: Selecting and Correcting Photos.
Chapter 7: Making and Modifying Selections.
Chapter 8: Working with Layers.
Chapter 9: Simple Image Makeovers.
Chapter 10: Correcting Contrast, Color, and Clarity.
Part IV: Exploring Your Inner Artist.
Chapter 11: Playing with Filters, Effects, Styles, and More.
Chapter 12: Drawing and Painting.
Chapter 13: Working with Type.
Part V: Printing, Creating, and Sharing.
Chapter 14: Getting It on Paper.
Chapter 15: Showing It Onscreen.
Chapter 16: Making Creations and Sharing.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Composing Better Photos.
Chapter 18: Ten More Project Ideas.
Index.
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"...overall it gives a better understanding of many of the issues...worth buying this book even before you upgrade" (GadgetSpeak.com, March 13th 2009)
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"...overall it gives a better understanding of many of the issues...worth buying this book even before you upgrade" (GadgetSpeak.com, March 13th 2009)
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