Master Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 For Beginners
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Master Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 For Beginners

Everything you need to turn ordinary photos into impressive masterpieces
4.6 (59 ratings)
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1,259 students enrolled
Created by Simon Sez IT
Last updated 1/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 16 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Discover new features in Adobe Photoshop Elements 14.
  • Practice what you learned with included exercise files.
  • Discover how to import images and optimize your organization with catalogs.
  • Get a comprehensive overview of the Photoshop Elements workspace.
  • Apply professional image editing and correction techniques to get incredible results.
  • Sort and organize large collections to easily keep track of your images.
  • Discover how to make retouches, composite images, and add text.
  • Learn how to effectively create photo slideshows and other projects.
  • Learn the essentials of using layers, one of the keys to enhancing your Photoshop skills.
  • Learn practical retouching and enhancement techniques for your photos.
  • Find out how to apply various styles and effects to your photos.
  • Learn how to convert an image to black and white.
  • Learn how to create special projects to share your creations with your friends and family.
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Requirements
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 for PC or Mac
Description

Everything you need to turn ordinary photos into impressive masterpieces

  • Whopping 15 Hours of Expert Instruction
  • More than 120 Individual Video Tutorials
  • Course starts right at the very beginning
  • Everything is explained in clear detail
  • Full coverage of basic functions in Photoshop Elements 14
  • How to use Photoshop Organizer efficiently
  • Where to get great content
  • Printing your photos so they look professional
  • Working miracles with the Editor
  • Speeding your projects with Quick Mode
  • Practical retouching and enhancing techniques
  • Includes exercise files to practice what you’ve learned

Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 For Beginners

We've all seen amazing photos of models, natural scenes, and events that look absolutely perfect. Somebody will say "It's been Photoshopped!" Now you can have the advanced skills required to use Photoshop Elements 14 like a pro. This big 15 hour course starts right at the very beginning showing you how to download the software and get it going. Then we carefully walk you through each and every step toward becoming a true Photoshop power user. Use these skills for your job, your hobby, or even start a new business.

Many Photoshop courses are designed for people who have some experience using the application. While this course will be very useful to students with experience, it was designed for the person who has never worked with Photoshop before and knows nothing about it.

Contents and Overview

This course starts right at the very beginning with how to get PSE14 and install it. We review what is different in Elements 14 so those who have worked with the previous version can fast forward to the new functions they need to understand. In Chapter 2 you learn start up, the all important keyboard shortcuts that will greatly speed your work, and how to get answers using Help. We also set up your preferences so you can customize PSE 14 for your use.

Next you learn how to use Quick Start. That is the perfect way for the beginner to see impressive results. This includes an exercise where you create a slide show worthy of a professional presentation. Next we learn the many functions of The Organizer including catalogs, media browser, timelines, instant fix, image properties and much more.

We cover Acquiring Content and Printing before getting to the heart of PSE 14: The Editor. This is where you learn how to create a workspace and manipulate your content for desired results. Later we look at editing in Expert Mode. Along the way we study the often used Quick Mode where you can instantly remove red eyes, add effects, textures, frames, and auto smart tone.

As you progress we study Guided Editing where you resize photos and perform guided edits on image properties. Later we work on filters, lighting, adding text, text effects, color effects and much more as we advance through the massive 15 hours of instruction that take you through every detail of Photoshop Elements 14.

 

Who is the target audience?
  • This is course is for anyone new to Photoshop Elements or upgrading from an older version of Photoshop Elements.
  • Hobbyist photographers.
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Curriculum For This Course
128 Lectures
15:50:27
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Introduction
7 Lectures 26:54

Essential Information for a Successful Training Experience
01:36

Course exercise files
00:26

Course Demo Files
00:26



What's New in PSE 14
06:58

Section 1- Quiz
2 questions
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Startup
4 Lectures 33:41
Starting PSE 14
07:39

Help
12:06

Preferences
11:04

Keyboard Shortcuts
02:52

Section 2 - Quiz
2 questions
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Quick Start
2 Lectures 17:43
Getting Photos from a Mobile Phone
15:22

Exercise 01
02:21
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The Organizer - Part 1
9 Lectures 01:32:03

Catalogs
13:35

Media Browser and Adaptive Grid
08:01

Timeline
03:09

Full Screen View
07:56


Image Properties
11:07

Keywords and Tags
14:50

Albums
10:23

Section 4 - Quiz
12 questions
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Acquiring Content - Part 1
5 Lectures 43:30

Importing from Files and Folders
11:42

Importing from a Scanner
12:09

Bulk Import
04:51

Exercise 02
01:50

Section 5 - Quiz
2 questions
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Printing
2 Lectures 21:09
Printing a Photo
12:57

Printing Contact Sheet and Picture Package
08:12

Section 6 - Quiz
2 questions
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The Editor
5 Lectures 53:14
Editor Workspace
14:26

Editor Preferences
06:01

Opening, Saving, and Closing Images
13:35

Image and Size Resolution
10:37

Zoom and Pan
08:35

Section 7 - Quiz
3 questions
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Quick Mode
7 Lectures 43:52
Introduction to Editing in Quick Mode
03:18

Quick Mode Adjustments
15:33

Effects, Textures, and Frames
06:03

Auto Smart Tone
05:34

Quick Selection Tool
06:40

Red Eye Removal and Pet Eye Removal
04:35

Exercise 03
02:09

Section 8 - Quiz
4 questions
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Editing in Expert Mode - Part 1
6 Lectures 44:18

Cropping
13:25

Rotating and Flipping
06:55

Undo, Revert, and Redo
07:19

Straightening Images
09:16

Exercise 04
01:07

Section 9 - Quiz
7 questions
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Guided Editing - Part 1
3 Lectures 16:29
Introduction to Guided Editing
09:33

Resize Your Photo Guided Edit
05:41

Exercise 05
01:15
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