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Adobe Photoshop Elements 6

A visual introduction to digital photography

Book2008

Edited by:

Philip Andrews

Adobe Photoshop Elements 6

A visual introduction to digital photography

Book2008

 

Cover for Adobe Photoshop Elements 6

Edited by:

Philip Andrews

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    Chapter 1 - The Buzz of Digital Photography

    Pages 1-10

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    Chapter 2 - Introducing Photoshop Elements 6

    Pages 11-34

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    Chapter 3 - First Steps

    Pages 35-78

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    Chapter 4 - Simple Image Changes

    Pages 79-116

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    Chapter 5 - Hands on Techniques

    Pages 117-174

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    Chapter 6 - Using Selections and Layers

    Pages 175-208

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    Chapter 7 - Combining Text with Your Images

    Pages 209-222

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    Chapter 8 - Using Elements' Painting and Drawing Tools

    Pages 223-240

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    Chapter 9 - Creating Albums and Scrapbooks

    Pages 241-260

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    Chapter 10 - Photomerge Stitching

    Pages 261-282

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    Chapter 11 - Preparing Images for the Web or E-mail

    Pages 283-308

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    Chapter 12 - Preparing Images for Printing

    Pages 309-330

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    Chapter 13 - Photo Projects

    Pages 331-352

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    Chapter 14 - Managing Your Files

    Pages 353-374

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    Chapter 15 - Theory into Practice

    Pages 375-392

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    Appendices

    Pages 393-405

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    Index

    Pages 406-414

About the book

Publisher's Note: Transferred to Taylor & Francis as of 2012

Description

If you are an amateur or professional photographer who works with digital images and wants great results fast, this essential, easy-to-follow guide from world-renowned Adobe Photoshop Elements expert Philip Andrews is for you!

There are countless ways to use Adobe’s powerful Elements 6 software, and Andrews helps you with the skills to conquer them all; from turning ordinary photos into extraordinary scrapbooks, calendars, and albums to making business cards, flyers, and other promotional materials for your organization quickly and economically. Real-life examples and precise, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions will help you get up to speed with Elements 6 fast for the results you want in no time, whether your photographs are from your digital camera or scanned images from film and slides.

If it’s in Elements, it’s in this book. Andrews covers tried and true tools which have been revamped to better suit photographers’ needs, such as the Adjust Color Curves and Convert to Black and White features, the Brightness/Contrast feature, and a smoother workflow for the creation of photo projects such as Photo Books, Photo Collage, Online Galleries, CD/DVD Jackets, and CD/DVD Labels. He also dives into the exciting, all-new features of Elements 6 such as:

*The Quick Selection Tool
*Fantastic Photomerge technology for group shots and faces, which lets you combine the best pieces from multiple images
*Direct copy to CD/DVD to speed up your workflow when you need to copy several images to disc quickly
*The Guided Edit Workshop with interactive technique tutorials
*Smart Albums, to automatically add photos that match certain criteria to your Album
*The Refine Edge feature, which allows you to control how smooth or feathered the edges of your images appear
*A Task Pane with five different Task Modes (Organize, Fix, Create, Share and Edit) to help you manage the processing of your images

…and much, much more.

Whatever your organizing, editing, creating, and sharing needs are, you’ll find clear-cut, no-nonsense answers in this introductory book/CD/website learning package. If you find yourself getting stuck, Philip is just a click away with over two hours of superb video tutorials on the included CD. Or, visit the book’s website, www.guide2elements.com, for updates and more images that you can use to practice your new skills.

Written by a photographer for photographers, this book is for those who want to know the techniques that get results and can be put into practice immediately.

If you are an amateur or professional photographer who works with digital images and wants great results fast, this essential, easy-to-follow guide from world-renowned Adobe Photoshop Elements expert Philip Andrews is for you!

There are countless ways to use Adobe’s powerful Elements 6 software, and Andrews helps you with the skills to conquer them all; from turning ordinary photos into extraordinary scrapbooks, calendars, and albums to making business cards, flyers, and other promotional materials for your organization quickly and economically. Real-life examples and precise, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions will help you get up to speed with Elements 6 fast for the results you want in no time, whether your photographs are from your digital camera or scanned images from film and slides.

If it’s in Elements, it’s in this book. Andrews covers tried and true tools which have been revamped to better suit photographers’ needs, such as the Adjust Color Curves and Convert to Black and White features, the Brightness/Contrast feature, and a smoother workflow for the creation of photo projects such as Photo Books, Photo Collage, Online Galleries, CD/DVD Jackets, and CD/DVD Labels. He also dives into the exciting, all-new features of Elements 6 such as:

*The Quick Selection Tool
*Fantastic Photomerge technology for group shots and faces, which lets you combine the best pieces from multiple images
*Direct copy to CD/DVD to speed up your workflow when you need to copy several images to disc quickly
*The Guided Edit Workshop with interactive technique tutorials
*Smart Albums, to automatically add photos that match certain criteria to your Album
*The Refine Edge feature, which allows you to control how smooth or feathered the edges of your images appear
*A Task Pane with five different Task Modes (Organize, Fix, Create, Share and Edit) to help you manage the processing of your images

…and much, much more.

Whatever your organizing, editing, creating, and sharing needs are, you’ll find clear-cut, no-nonsense answers in this introductory book/CD/website learning package. If you find yourself getting stuck, Philip is just a click away with over two hours of superb video tutorials on the included CD. Or, visit the book’s website, www.guide2elements.com, for updates and more images that you can use to practice your new skills.

Written by a photographer for photographers, this book is for those who want to know the techniques that get results and can be put into practice immediately.

Key Features

*Best-selling author and world-renowned Elements expert Philip Andrews guides you through the latest and greatest features in this incredible software with easy-to-follow, precise step-by-step instructions
*Think again before you hit that delete button - beautiful, full color images show you how to rework ordinary shots into extraordinary pieces of art
*Begin practicing your new skills immediately with over TWO HOURS of superb video tutorials included on the CD

*Best-selling author and world-renowned Elements expert Philip Andrews guides you through the latest and greatest features in this incredible software with easy-to-follow, precise step-by-step instructions
*Think again before you hit that delete button - beautiful, full color images show you how to rework ordinary shots into extraordinary pieces of art
*Begin practicing your new skills immediately with over TWO HOURS of superb video tutorials included on the CD

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ISBN

978-0-240-52099-5

Language

English

Published

2008

Copyright

Copyright © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved

Imprint

Focal Press

Editors

Philip Andrews