Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies

Make ordinary photos extraordinary with Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies!

Whether you prefer to snap shots on your smartphone or don’t ever leave home without your DSLR, chances are you have way more photos than you ever dreamed possible. Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies is here to help you get those pictures organized and turn your favorite shots into amazing images. This information-packed, full-color guide features nine minibooks covering all aspects of the image-editing process. From learning what’s new with Elements 12, finding your way around the workspace, and bringing some order to your images to enhancing color, correcting flaws, working with filters and effects, sharing your work, and beyond, you’ll be on your way to picture perfection in no time.

  • Guides you through the Elements basics – working with the Organizer, importing photos, and using the tools and options
  • Explains how to enhance your images by adjusting color, brightness, resolution, contrast, and sharpness
  • Teaches you how to work with layers, masks, filters, effects, styles, type, and the Brush and Pencil tools
  • Shows you how to share your creative genius with the world via slide shows, photo books, Facebook, Twitter, Adobe Revel, and other fun photo projects and sites

Whether you’re new to image editing or just new to Elements 12, you’ll sharpen your skills and get your shots in shape with Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies!

Table of Contents
Book I: Getting Started with 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: Organizer Fundamentals
Chapter 1. Gathering Your Image Files
Chapter 2. Viewing, Searching, and Sorting Images
Chapter 3. Organizing Images with Tags, Albums, and More

Book III: Image Essentials
Chapter 1. Creating, Undoing, and Saving Images
Chapter 2. Specifying Resolution and Changing Image Sizing
Chapter 3. Choosing Color Modes and File Formats
Chapter 4. Working with Camera Raw
Chapter 5. Using and Managing Color

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, Erasing, 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. Sharing Projects with Others

Book Details

  • Paperback: 672 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies (October 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118743970
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118743973
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