Advanced Photoshop Elements 4.0 for Digital Photographers

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Elsevier/Focal Press, 2005 - Computers - 346 pages
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Philip Andrews, best-selling author and renowned photographer, shares his expert knowledge of Photoshop Elements 4.0 in this advanced guide, showing how outstanding results can be achieved using this affordable yet powerful software package. Ideal for those who have mastered the basics, this illustrated colour guide will stretch your skills to get expert results.

This completely revised and updated edition covers all the new features of version 4.0, including automatic fixes for Red Eye, the new Order Prints Pane, the Adjust Skin Tones feature and the exciting Magic Selection Brush and Magic Extractor tools. Brand new chapters are included on photo organization and management, multiple editing pathways and Photo Creations, with advice on designing photobooks, multimedia slide shows, web galleries and other inspiring projects.


Beyond exploring techniques, Philip addresses how to manage the digital workflow in general, covering scanner and camera capture techniques, advanced image changes, how to produce darkroom techniques digitally, as well as graphics capabilities and explaining how they all fit together.

The associated website, www.adv-elements.com includes free downloadable images so new skills can be put into practice.

"... a beautifully rendered and compellingly written exploration of the advanced features and techniques that can be accomplihsed with Photoshop Elements." - Mike Leavy, Engineering Manager for Photoshop Elements, Adobe Systems, Inc.

On previous edition:

"Philip's knowledge and enthusiasm for digital imaging shine from every sentence. With Philip as your guide you'll be using Elements like a pro and making great images in no time." - Nigel Atherton, Editor, What Digital Camera and Better Digital Photography

* Master the advanced tools and features in Photoshop Elements and take your skills far beyond the basics with clear guidance from a leading expert
* Achieve professional results by following step-by-step highly illustrated color tutorials
* Fully updated to cover all the new Elements 4.0 features

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About the author (2005)

Philip Andrews is Adobe Australia's official Photoshop and Elements Ambassador. He is an experienced photographer, author, magazine editor and online course creator. He was previously a lecturer at the Queensland School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Australia and Nescot, England. He is a beta tester for Photoshop, an alpha tester for Photoshop Elements and a Photoshop specialist demonstrator for Adobe Australia. Contributing numerous articles and videos to AdobeTV and the inspirational browser, Philip is a leading source in adobe information and instruction. Philip is also co-founder of photo-college.com an online photography training college. He's a regular contributor to several magazines including Shutterbug, Amateur Photographer, Australian Photography and Better Photography, he is senior contributing editor for Better Digital, columnist for What Digital Camera and Co-editor and publisher of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine.

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