Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Mar 27, 2008 - Computers - 560 pages
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After more than two years, Adobe has finally released a new version of Photoshop Elements for the Mac. Version 6 packs a lot more editing firepower than iPhoto, and this Missing Manual puts every feature into a clear, easy-to-understand context -- something that no other book on Elements does!

Photoshop Elements 6 is perfect for scrapbooking, making fancy photo collages, and creating Web galleries. It has lots of new features such as Guided Edit for performing basic editing tasks, an improved Photomerge feature, a handy Quick Selection Tool, and much more. But knowing what to do and when is tricky. Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac: The Missing Manual explains not only how the tools and commands work, but when to use them. With it, you will:

  • Learn to import, organize, 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.
  • Learn which tools the pros use -- you'll finally understand how layers work!
  • Create collages and photo layout pages for greeting cards and other projects.
  • Get downloadable practice images and try new tricks right away.

This full-color guide starts with the simplest functions and progresses to increasingly complex features of Elements. If you're ready for the more sophisticated tools, you can easily jump around to learn specific techniques. As always, author Barbara Brundage lets you know which Elements features work well, which don't, and why -- all with a bit of wit and humor.

Don't hesitate: Now that Adobe's outstanding photo editor has been updated for the Mac, dive in with Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac: The Missing Manual 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


Finding Your Way Around Elements
Importing Managing and Saving Your Photos
Rotating and Resizing Your Photos
The Quick Fix
Making Selections
The Heart of Elements
Basic Image Retouching
Drawing with Brushes Shapes and Other Tools
Filters Effects Layer Styles and Gradients
Type in Elements
Creating Projects
Printing Your Photos
Elements and the Web
Beyond the Basics
Elements Menu by Menu

Elements for Digital Photographers
FineTuning Your Images
Removing and Adding Color
Creating Panoramas Group Shots and More
Installation and Troubleshooting
Bridge CS3 Menu by Menu

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