Photoshop Elements 9 All-in-One For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 2, 2010 - Computers - 672 pages
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Create your photo vision with the latest version of Photoshop Elements

Photoshop Elements is the top selling consumer photo editing software and Adobe continues to add innovative features that allow digital photo enthusiasts to do it all. This value-packed reference combines nine content-rich minibooks in one complete package. User-friendly and detailed, it covers the key features and tools that beginner and experienced users need to create high-quality images for print, e-mail, and the Web using the latest release of Photoshop Elements. Presented in full color, this resource goes beyond the basics of the application and is undoubtedly the most comprehensive Elements book on the market.

  • Explores filters, effects, styles, and distortions
  • Shows you how to enhance your images by painting, drawing, and typing
  • Walks you through working with layers and masks
  • Details ways to retouch and enhance your photos
  • Checks out the toolbox, options, and other essential menus

With this minbook package, you?ll soon be an imaging pro!


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About This Book
Chapter 1 Examining the Elements Environment
Chapter 2 Getting to Know the Tools
Chapter 3 Viewing and Navigating Images
Chapter4 Setting Your Preferences
Elements Fundamentals
Chapter 2 Working in the Organizer
Searching albums
Simplifying Layers
Linking Layers
Chapter 3 Playing with Opacity and Blend Modes
Chapter 4 Cutting Extracting and Masking
Selective Erasing with the Eraser Tools
Creating Clipping Masks
Chapter 2 Distorting with the Liquify Command
Seeing What the EffectsPanel Can

Chapter3 Working with iHardware
Image Essentials
Opening any photo in Camera
Chapter 5 Time Travel Undoing in Elements
Modifying Selections
Transforming Pixels
Painting Drawing and Typing
Chapter 2 Filling and Stroking
Chapter 3 Working with Type
Chapter 1 Creating Layers
Chapter 2 Managing Layers
Retouching and Enhancing
Understanding the Histogram Panel
Chapter 3 Compositing with Photomerge
Chapter 4 Getting Help in Guided Mode
Creating and Sharingwith Elements
Getting Images Ready for Printing
Setting Print Options Printing fromthe Organizer
Printing picture packages Printing with Color Profiles Working with colorprinter profiles Understanding how Elements uses color profiles
Chapter 3 Getting It on the
Chapter4Sharing Projects withOthers

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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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