Learning Photoshop Elements 13

A hands-on guide to digital photo editing and management, with tips for creating custom cards and calendars too
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  • Contents Video: 9 hours
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  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

While Adobe Photoshop CC is a phenomenal tool for graphics and photo professional, it is overkill for many users' needs. In this series, you'll learn how Photoshop Elements can be used to achieve fantastic, professional quality results for a fraction of the cost.

Andy Anderson shows how to use the tools and techniques in this powerful photo managing and editing program. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no previous experience with Photoshop Elements is required. You will start by learning about the Elements interface, including how to access multiple images, use rulers and guides, and control grids and guides with preferences. From there, Andy will teach you the various capture techniques, how to get organized with the Elements organizer, and how to organize with albums, stacks, and catalogs. This video tutorial also covers basic image techniques, controlling image edits with selection, gaining control with layers, and working with color. You will also learn about the effects and filters in Elements, as well as additional special effects such as creating custom brushes, generating reflections, and replacing image color. Andy will also teach you how to work with text, and about the output options in Elements. Finally, you will cover how to create a personalized greeting card, produce a photo book, and generate contact sheets, among other additional considerations.

What are the requirements?

  • a working copy of Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • no prior experience with Photoshop or PS Elements required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • organize and manage large digital photo collections
  • clean up and enhance photos with an arrange of Photoshop Elements effects

What is the target audience?

  • home and small business users interested in the range of capabilities Photoshop Elements offers for photo editing and management

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction To Photoshop Elements 13
Important - Download These First - Working Files
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Article
Introduction
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00:45
Top Ten Features From Andy
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04:12
How To Access Your Working Files
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03:22
Section 2: Getting Started
Introduction
Preview
00:45
The Elements Welcome Screen
Preview
02:12
The Photoshop Elements Interface
04:28
Working With Bins And Panels
03:14
Image Editing With A New Window
02:32
Accessing Multiple Images
02:12
Controlling Undo And Redo
02:47
Using Rulers And Guides
05:37
Controlling Grids And Guides With Preferences
02:54
Using Actions For Efficiency And Consistency
04:30
Gaining A Performance Boost With Preferences
04:40
Section 3: Capture Techniques
Introduction To Capture Techniques
00:44
Importing Images From Multiple Locations
03:58
Importing Photos And Videos From A Camera
02:54
Importing Photos From iPhoto
03:47
Section 4: Getting Organized With The Elements Organizer
Introduction To Elements Organizer
00:42
Working In The Organizer Workspace
03:57
Controlling Image Information
02:47
Loading Image Files
01:42
Basic Image Tagging
03:47
Tagging And Applying Keywords
07:41
Organizing With Facial Recognition
02:48
Marking Places In Media
05:19
Loading Missing Media
02:57
Creating A Slideshow
04:06
Section 5: Organizing With Albums, Stacks, And Catalogs
Introduction To Albums, Stacks And Catalogs
00:50
Creating A Local Album
06:23
Creating An Instant Album
02:27
Importing Media To An Album
02:00
Editing Inside And Outside The Album
02:34
Working With Mobile Albums
05:15
Organizing With Stacks
05:00
Performing A Regular Backup
03:34
Working With Elements Catalogs
03:16
Optimizing And Repairing A Catalog
02:59
Updating A Catalog
01:44
Section 6: Basic Image Techniques
Introduction To Image Techniques
00:42
Loading The Working Files
02:14
Cropping Essentials
07:10
Cropping Suggestions
02:11
Straightening An Image
02:49
Move Objects With Content Aware Move
05:25
Using The Recompose Tool
07:00
Section 7: eLive, Quick And Guided Modes
Introduction To Modes
00:44
Loading The Working Files
01:46
Working In eLive
01:56
Quickly Adjusting Images
06:11
Apply One Click Effects, Textures And Frames
05:23
Touchups In Guided Mode
03:40
Photo Effects In Guided Mode
02:58
Camera Effects In Guided Mode
02:12
Photo Play In Guided Mode
02:42
Fixing Red Eye
02:35
Dealing With Glowing Animal Eyes
02:25
Putting The White Back Into Teeth
03:20
Saving And Locked Files
03:02
Section 8: Controlling Image Edits With Selection
Introduction To Image Edits
00:52
Loading The Working Files
01:51
Working With Selection Options
05:34
Basic Selection Techniques
08:06
Working With The Lasso Tools
07:16
Using The Quick Selection Tool
05:09
Working With The Magic Wand Tool
05:14
Saving Selections
02:49
Working With Refine Edge
06:06
Apply Tonal Correction With The Auto Smart Tool
04:17
Section 9: Gaining Control With Layers
Introduction To Controlling Layers
00:43
Loading The Exercise Files
01:23
Layers And Layer Options
06:32
Converting A Background Into A Layer
03:23
Layer Stacking Order And Merging
06:12
Copying Layers
05:57
Layer Masks And Blending Modes
08:30
Understanding Clipping Masks
03:47
Working With Adjustment Layers
03:59
Section 10: Working In The World Of Color
Introduction To The World Of Color
00:59
Loading The Working Files
00:57
Understanding The Role Of Color In Elements
05:01
Working With The Histogram
08:05
Gaining Control Of Color Correction
04:15
Working With Multiple Exposures
05:15
Handling Color Casts
04:27
Enhancing Image Contrast
03:51
Moving From Color To Grayscale
04:18
Removing Areas Of Image Color
03:43
Replacing Image Color
02:52

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