From the Back Cover
Bring out the best in your photos with Photoshop Elements 10. It′s a snap with this handy guide. What′s your favorite photo tool? Whether you′re a cell phone point–and–shooter or a real DSLR pro, all the world′s a photo op these days — and Photoshop Elements is the premier software for designing, editing, organizing, and sharing photos. The nine easy–to–follow minibooks in this guide will get you up and running with Photoshop Elements in a flash. Focus on the fundamentals — Books I and II introduce you to working in your workspace, exploring the tools and menus, and acquiring images from cameras, scanners, cell phones, and tablets Get the picture — grasp the essentials of resolution and color modes, file formats, and Photoshop Elements′ magical selection tools, in Books III and IV Earn your artistic license — create awesome effects using the Brush and other painting tools, layers, and filters, in Books V, VI, and VII Makeovers, simple to extreme — Book VIII covers techniques to lighten, darken, smooth, soften, sharpen, and generally improve your images Go viral — Book IX covers the latest options for posting to your favorite social networks and mobile devices, as well as creating slide shows, photo books, greeting cards, and more Open the book and find: Steps for setting up your Elements workspace How to acquire, save, and export images Easy ways to fix flaws and undo mistakes The Camera Raw format demystified How to get creative with layers, masks, filters, and effects Tips for sharing photos on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks Techniques for retouching and enhancing images Advice on sharing photos with iOS and Android devices 9 Books in One Introducing Elements Elements Fundamentals Image Essentials Selections Painting, Drawing, and Typing Working with Layers and Masks Filters, Effects, Styles, and Distortions Retouching and Enhancing Creating and Sharing with Elements
About the Author
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.