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Title:
Photoshop elements 2018 : tips, tricks & shortcuts / Nick Vandome.
ISBN:
9781840788037
Publication Information:
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire : In Easy Steps, [2018]

©2018
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192 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm
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Includes index.
Abstract:
"Over 1000 tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you get the most out of Adobes Photoshop Elements 2018. Photoshop Elements is well established as the premier consumer photo-editing software, and the latest release is Photoshop Elements 2018. This enhances the softwares reputation as a powerful and easy-to-use option for photo-editing, with a range of features for editing and creating photo effects and also a powerful Organizer for managing your photos. Photoshop Elements 2018 Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts in easy steps not only offers a comprehensive guide to getting up and running with the software, but goes further: providing a wealth of detail in ways to progress to more advanced photo-editing and also find some of the hidden secrets of the software."--Publisher's description.
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Summary

Over 1000 tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you get the most out of Adobe's Photoshop Elements 2018.

Photoshop Elements is well established as the premier consumer photo-editing software, and the latest release is Photoshop Elements 2018. This enhances the software's reputation as a powerful and easy-to-use option for photo-editing, with a range of features for editing and creating photo effects and also a powerful Organizer for managing your photos.

Photoshop Elements 2018 Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts in easy steps not only offers a comprehensive guide to getting up and running with the software, but goes further: providing a wealth of detail in ways to progress to more advanced photo-editing and also find some of the hidden secrets of the software.

Although the book looks at some of the ways you can expand your photo-editing exploits, it does not forget new users or anyone who wants to brush up on the basics.

Areas covered include:

Navigating around Elements and organizing images. Using Quick Wins for removing unwanted objects, and Guided edits to create special effects. Using Text and Drawing tools to add and edit text. Sharing your photos in a range of formats, such as photo books or cards, and on social media. New key features such as Auto Curate, Artistic Overlays, opening closed eyes, adding watercolor, and replacing backgrounds in your photos. Layered images, reducing camera shake or haze, removing imperfections, creating impressive text, removing red-eye, and more.

Photoshop Elements 2018 Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts in easy steps has something for everyone: an in depth introduction for new users, and a range of options for those who want to take their photo-editing to the next level. Throughout, there are hundreds of tips and handy hints so that you will feel like an Elements expert in no time.

Covers versions for both PC and Mac users


Author Notes

Nick Vandome is an IT writer and trainer who specializes in digital imaging and web authoring subjects. In addition to his writing, he also works designing websites and runs training courses. Before he started working with computers he wrote books about working and traveling abroad.


Table of Contents

1 Introduction Elementsp. 7
About Elementsp. 8
Welcome Screenp. 9
Photo Editor Workspacep. 10
Quick Edit Modep. 12
Guided Edit Modep. 13
Expert Edit Modep. 14
Tool Options Barp. 18
Menu Barp. 20
Preferencesp. 21
Organizer Workspacep. 22
Create Modep. 24
Share Modep. 26
Getting Helpp. 28
2 Organizing Imagesp. 29
Obtaining Imagesp. 30
Media Viewp. 34
Stacksp. 38
Version Setsp. 39
People Viewp. 40
Places Viewp. 42
Events Viewp. 44
Tagging Imagesp. 46
Searching for Imagesp. 48
Albumsp. 52
Foldersp. 53
Auto Curatep. 54
Opening and Saving Imagesp. 55
Working with Videop. 56
3 First Digital Stepp. 57
Color Enhancementsp. 58
Croppingp. 61
Healing Brushp. 63
Cloningp. 64
Pattern Cloningp. 65
Rotatingp. 66
Transformingp. 67
Magnificationp. 68
Eraserp. 70
4 Quick Winsp. 71
Removing Red-Eyep. 72
Changing to Black and Whitep. 73
Quickly Removing Itemsp. 74
Moving Items in a Photop. 76
Improving Expressionsp. 78
Removing Hazep. 79
Opening Closed Eyesp. 80
Quick Edit Mode Optionsp. 82
Quick Edit Toolboxp. 83
Quick Edit Adjustmentsp. 84
Enhancing with Quick Editsp. 86
Adding Filtersp. 88
Adding Graphicsp. 89
Using Guided Edit Modep. 90
Photo merge Effectsp. 92
Creating Panoramasp. 93
5 Artistic Effectsp. 95
Photo Textp. 96
Effects Collagep. 98
Painterly Effectp. 99
Speed Panp. 100
Frame Creatorp. 101
Artistic Overlaysp. 102
Double Exposuresp. 104
Watercolorsp. 105
Replacing Backgroundsp. 106
6 Beyond Basic Color Editingp. 107
Hue and Saturationp. 108
Histogramp. 110
Levelsp. 112
Adjustments with Levelsp. 114
Color Curvesp. 116
Remove Color Castp. 118
7 Working with Selectionp. 119
About Selectionsp. 120
Marquee Toolsp. 121
Lasso Toolsp. 122
Magic Wand Toolp. 124
Selection Brush Toolp. 125
Quick Selection Toolp. 126
Smart Brush Toolp. 127
Auto Selectionsp. 128
Featheringp. 129
Refining Selectionsp. 130
Editing Selectionsp. 132
8 Layersp. 133
Layering Imagesp. 134
Layers Panelp. 135
Adding Layersp. 136
Fill and Adjustment Layersp. 137
Working with Layersp. 139
Grouping Layersp. 140
Layer Masksp. 142
Opacityp. 145
Saving Layersp. 146
9 Text and Drawing Toolsp. 147
Adding and Formatting Textp. 148
Customizing Textp. 150
Distorting Textp. 154
Text and Shape Masksp. 155
Paint Bucket Toolp. 157
Gradient Toolp. 158
Brush Tool Settingsp. 160
Working with Colorp. 162
10 Becoming an Elements Expertp. 163
Importing RAW Imagesp. 164
Editing Multiple Imagesp. 166
Applying Actionsp. 169
Managing Catalogsp. 170
Viewing File Infop. 174
Save for Webp. 175
Image Sizep. 176
Resampling Imagesp. 178
11 Printing Imagesp. 179
Print Sizep. 180
Print Functionsp. 182
Print Layoutsp. 184
Creating PDF Filesp. 186
Indexp. 187