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Photoshop Elements 9 All-in-One For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-88003-6
656 pages
November 2010
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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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Introduction.

Book I: Introducing Elements.

Chapter 1: Examining the Elements Environment.

Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Tools.

Chapter 3: Viewing and Navigating Images.

Chapter 4: Setting Your Preferences.

Book II: Elements Fundamentals.

Chapter 1: Acquiring, Saving, and Exporting Images.

Chapter 2: Working in the Organizer.

Chapter 3: Working with iHardware.

Book III: Image Essentials.

Chapter 1: Specifying Resolution and Changing Image Sizing.

Chapter 2: Choosing Color Modes and File Formats.

Chapter 3: Working with Camera Raw.

Chapter 4: Using and Managing Color.

Chapter 5: Time Travel — Undoing in Elements.

Book IV: Selections.

Chapter 1: Making Selections.

Chapter 2: Modifying and Transforming Selections.

Book V: Painting, Drawing, and Typing.

Chapter 1: Painting and Drawing with Elements.

Chapter 2: Filling and Stroking.

Chapter 3: Working with Type.

Book VI: Working with Layers and Masks.

Chapter 1: Creating Layers.

Chapter 2: Managing Layers.

Chapter 3: Playing with Opacity and Blend Modes.

Chapter 4: Cutting, Extracting, and Masking.

Book VII: Filters, Effects, Styles, and Distortions.

Chapter 1: Making Corrections and Having Fun with Filters.

Chapter 2: Distorting with the Liquify Command.

Chapter 3: Adding Pizzazz with Styles and Effects.

Book VIII: Retouching and Enhancing.

Chapter 1: Quick Image Makeovers.

Chapter 2: Correcting Lighting, Color, and Clarity.

Chapter 3: Compositing with Photomerge.

Chapter 4: Getting Help in Guided Mode.

Book IX: Creating and Sharing with Elements.

Chapter 1: Creating Elements Projects.

Chapter 2: Getting It Printed.

Chapter 3: Getting It on the Web.

Chapter 4: Sharing Projects with Others.

Index.

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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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