From the Back Cover
Repair, enhance, organize, and share your photos — it′s never been easier! Whether you′re a brand–new digital photographer or you get paid to take pictures, Photoshop Elements has something for you — and so does this book. Learn the tools, commands, and workspaces; correct color, brightness, and contrast; create postcards, slide shows, and even movie files; give your photos the look of a fine–art painting, and so much more. Get organized — use the Organizer on a Windows PC or Adobe Bridge on a Mac to sort, find, tag, and catalog your photos Master simple makeovers — crop photos for better composition, straighten crooked images, remove red–eye, or adjust color Become a digital magician — move people or objects in and out of your pictures, change the background, combine multiple images, or replace one color with another Bring out your inner artist — discover how to add effects with filters, get creative with type, or play with the drawing and painting tools Share your work — turn your photos into postcards, calendars, greeting cards, and photo books with a few mouse clicks Open the book and find: How to get images into Elements from a variety of sources Instructions for both Windows and Mac users Simple makeover tips to improve your images How to correct color, contrast, and clarity Steps for tagging your photos by geographic location Secrets for making and modifying selections Creative applications for layers, filters, effects, and styles How to upload and save images to Photoshop.com
About the Author
Barbara Obermeier is the principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in California specializing in print and Web design. She is currently a Graphic Design faculty member at Brooks Institute. Ted Padova is an internationally recognized authority on Adobe Acrobat, PDF, and digital imaging.