Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One For Dummies

Book Description

Make ordinary photos extraordinary with Photoshop Elements 13

Whether you prefer to snap shots on your smartphone or never leave home without your , chances are you have way more photos than you ever dreamed possible. With the help of Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One , you can edit those photos and turn them into stunning works of art. The book will help you get to know the key features of Photoshop Elements, including examining the Elements workspace; navigating the tools; viewing images on your computer; setting your preferences; and acquiring, saving, and exporting images. You'll then take your skills to next level and become a pro at working with iOS and devices, specifying resolution and changing image sizing, choosing color modes and file formats, working with Camera Raw, using and managing color, painting and drawing with Elements, creating layers, and so much more. Plus, you'll discover how to add pizzazz with styles and effects, apply quick image makeovers, correct lighting, color, and clarity, and composite with Photomerge.

Photoshop Elements is the #1-selling consumer photo editing software, and continues to add innovative features that allow digital photography enthusiasts to do it all. Going well beyond the basics of how to use Photoshop Elements—and weighing in at more than 672 pages—Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One For Dummies is the most comprehensive Elements book on the market. Written by Barbara Obermeier and Ted Padova, veteran authors, long-time instructors, and expert speakers who have spent decades specializing in digital imaging, this hands-on, friendly guide is jam-packed with everything you need to create, edit, fix, share, and organize digital images.

  • Combines nine content-rich books in one value-packed reference
  • Includes updated and revised to reflect the latest release, Photoshop Elements 13
  • Richly illustrated in full color and brimming with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions
  • Explains how to enhance your images by adjusting color, brightness, resolution, contrast, and sharpness

Whether you're an amateur photographer or new to the digital photo scene and want to perform sophisticated editing techniques with a powerful image-editing software program, Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One For Dummies has everything you need—and more.

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

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: 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
Chapter 2: Getting It Printed
Chapter 3: Sharing Projects with Others

Book Details

  • Title: Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One For Dummies
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 576 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-11-17
  • ISBN-10: 111899860X
  • ISBN-13: 9781118998601