Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Sep 28, 2009 - Photography - 640 pages
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Ideal for scrapbookers, serious and casual photographers, and budding graphic artists alike, Photoshop Elements 8 is more powerful and easier to use than previous versions. But figuring out how and when to use the program's tools is still tricky. With this book, you'll learn not only what each tool does, but also when it makes the most sense to use it and why. You get easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for everything from importing photos to organizing, editing, sharing, and storing your images. And if a feature isn't all that it's cracked up to be, we'll tell you.

How do you use the Photomerge Exposure? How do Quick Fix previews work? With a gentle introduction to get you started quickly, and advanced tips to help you produce really creative work, this Missing Manual provides the answers you need.

  • Get crystal-clear and jargon-free explanations of every feature
  • Learn to import, organize, back up, and fix photos quickly and easily
  • Repair and restore old and damaged photos, and retouch any image
  • Jazz up your pictures with dozens of filters, frames, and special effects
  • Remove unwanted objects from images with the new Recompose tool
  • Learn advanced techniques like working with layers and applying blend modes
  • Download practice images and try new tricks right away

 

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This book feels like a college text book! I have not had a chance to read thorugh all the waybut the text is well organized and there iare lots of good examples and illustrations of examples mixed in with the text. Highly recommend if you are trying to master Photoshop Elements. Read full review

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Excellent book. very knowledgeable.As usual a great buy from Overstock plus good sevice. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Finding Your Way Around Elements
15
Importing Managing and Saving Your Photos
41
Rotating and Resizing Your Photos
81
The Quick Fix
115
Making Selections
137
The Heart of Elements
169
Basic Image Retouching
205
Filters Effects Layer Styles and Gradients
403
Text in Elements
441
Creating Projects
465
Printing Your Photos
483
Email and the Web
503
Online Albums and Slideshows
519
Beyond the Basics
549
The Organizer Menu by Menu
559

Elements for Digital Photographers
247
FineTuning Your Images
283
Removing and Adding Color
319
Creating Panoramas Group Shots and More
341
Drawing with Brushes Shapes and Other Tools
367
The Editor Menu by Menu
575
Installation and Troubleshooting
605
Index
611
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