The Photoshop Elements 6 Book for Digital Photographers

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Pearson Education, Apr 9, 2010 - Computers - 512 pages
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Best-selling author Scott Kelby pairs up with Matt Kloskowski to deliver the definitive book on using Photoshop Elements 6 to create the best possible images. With this newest release of Photoshop Elements, Scott and Matt show readers how to work with their images like a pro, from importing to organization to correction to output. Readers will learn all they need to know about the digital photography workflow, as well as the latest secrets of the pros to help them create the best special effects, apply the most useful sharpening techniques, and avoid many of the hassles and problems that are encountered in digital photography (such as digital noise and color halos).
 

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Contents

Importing Your Photos
Importing Photos from Your Scanner
Finding Photos Fast by Their Month and Year
Combining Merging Keyword Tags
Adding Your Own Info to Photos
Comparing Photos
Reducing Clutter by Stacking Your Photos
Getting RAW JPEG and TIFF Photos into Camera
Lessening Freckles or Facial Acne
Removing Dark Circles under Eyes
Making Eyes That Sparkle
Transforming a Frown into a Smile
Cloning Away Unwanted Objects
Removing Spots and Other Artifacts
Trendy HighContrast Portrait Effect
Creating Drama with a Soft Spotlight

Exposure
Making Your Colors More Vibrant
Editing Multiple Photos at Once
Camera Raws Noise Reduction
Cropping Photos
Cropping into a Shape
Using the Crop Tool to Add More Canvas Area
Resizing and How to Reach Those Hidden Free Transform Handles
Before You Color Correct Anything Do This First
Getting a Visual Readout Histogram of Your Corrections
Daves Amazing Trick for Finding a Neutral Gray
Adjusting Flesh Tones
Getting a Better Conversion from Color to Black and White
Removing Digital Noise
Opening Up Shadow Areas That Are Too Dark
Fixing Under or Overexposed Photos
Fixing Problems Caused by Your Cameras Lens
Fixing Reflections in Glasses
Selecting Square Rectangular or Round Areas
Saving Your Selections
Selecting Areas by Their Color
Removing People or Objects from Backgrounds
Soft Focus Effect
Taming Your Light
Fake Duotone
Basic Sharpening
Luminosity Sharpening
Watermarking and Adding Copyright Info
Turning Your Signature into a Brush
Getting One 57 Two 2 53 5 and Four WalletSize Photos on
Creating a PDF Presentation for a Client
Simple ThreePhoto Balanced Layout
Instant Pano Layout
Creating with Your Photos
Creating Postcards or Greeting Cards
Customizing Your Layouts with Just One Click
Creating a Video CD
Ordering Prints with Just One Click
Setting Up Your Color Management
The Right Way to Calibrate Your Monitor Hardware Calibration
Making the Print
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Scott Kelby is Editor-in-Chief of Photoshop User magazine, President of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, Executive Editor of the Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter, and is technical chair of Photoshop World, the largest Photoshop gathering in the industry.

Matt Kloskowski is the Education and Curriculum Developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, editor-in-chief of the Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter, and (along with Scott Kelby and Dave Cross) co-host of Adobe Photoshop TV, the popular video podcast.

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