Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 2, 2010 - Computers - 432 pages
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Perfect your photos and images with this “focused” guide to the latest version of Photoshop Elements

For most of us, the professional-level Photoshop is overkill for our needs. Amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts turn to Photoshop Elements for a powerful but simpler way to edit and retouch their snapshots. Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies, fully updated and revised for the latest release of this software product, helps you navigate Elements to create, edit, fix, share, and organize the high-quality images you desire. Full color pages bring the techniques to life and make taking great photos fun and easy.

  • Introduces you to the work area
  • Shows you how to upload images to your computer
  • Reviews ways to view, find, organize, and manage your photos
  • Details how to modify your photos to your specifications
  • Distills working with layers, contrast, color, clarity, filter, effects, styles, and type
  • Explains how to print your creations, create a slide show, and optimize images for the Web

Written by veteran digital imaging and print authors Barbara Obermeier and Ted Padova, this handy reference is a highly readable and enjoyable way to learn this powerful image editing application.

  

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Elements 8

User Review  - jean1999 - Overstock.com

To bad the software manufacture doe's not print an indepth manual that goe's along with the software package, but Photoshop Elements 8 for Dummies anwsers all my questions I have about the software. ... Read full review

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A practical, easy to read, overview for a crash course in Photoshop. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Getting to Know the Work Area
9
Getting Ready to Edit
29
Working with Resolutions Color Modes and File Formats
47
Getting Your Images
73
Viewing and Finding Your Images
95
Organizing and Managing Your Photos Windows
117
Selecting and Correcting Photos
139
Exploring Your Inner Artist
253
Working in the Filter Gallery
259
Drawing and Painting
287
Working with Type
311
Printing Creating and Sharing
325
Showing It Onscreen
345
Making Creations and Sharing
361
Ten Tips for Composing Better Photos
375

Working with Layers
173
Simple Image Makeovers
195
Correcting Contrast Color and Clarity
223
Ten More Project Ideas
387
Index
395
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Barbara Obermeier is principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in California. She is currently a faculty member in the School of Design at Brooks Institute.

Ted Padova is an internationally recognized authority on Adobe Acrobat, PDF, and digital imaging.

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