Master Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 the Easy Way
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Master Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 the Easy Way

The Easiest, Most Convenient and Surefire Way to Master Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 With 14-Hours of Training Videos
4.5 (93 ratings)
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Created by Simon Sez IT
Last updated 6/2017
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  • 14.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Import images and optimize your organization with catalogs
  • Get a comprehensive overview of the Elements workspace
  • Apply professional image editing and correction techniques for incredible results
  • Sort and organize large collections to easily keep track of your images
  • Make retouches, composite images and add text
  • Effectively create photo slideshows and other projects
  • Use layers, one of the keys to enhancing your Photoshop skills
  • Use correction and enhancement techniques
  • Apply various styles and effects
  • Convert an image to black and white
  • Create special projects to share, including cards and calendars
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  • Have Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 installed on a PC or Mac

Get Confident in Using Photoshop Elements and Make Your Photo Memories Magical

  • Improve your images so they look spectacular, even if you don’t take a perfect shot
  • Personalize your use of Photoshop Elements to suit your specific needs
  • Navigate the Photoshop Elements interface and discover updated and newly enhanced features
  • Import and organize your images so you can easily find them for future use
  • Apply basic and advanced techniques for correcting and enhancing your photos

Discover the Power of Photoshop Elements 15

We've all seen amazing photos of people, places and events that look absolutely perfect and lead us to believe they've been "Photoshopped." Now you can have the advanced skills necessary to use Photoshop Elements like a pro.

Designed for entry-level photographers, image editors and hobbyists, Photoshop Elements contains most of the features of the professional version but with simpler options and at a much lower cost. This gives you the freedom to benefit from the most essential and useful features of Photoshop without the hurdles of complex, elite features at a cost that is prohibitive to most of us.

Overview and Contents

Our course, Master Photoshop Elements 15 the Easy Way, gets you started right from the very beginning – showing you how to download the most recent version of this powerful software and get it up and running.  From there, you'll be guided every step of the way toward becoming a true Photoshop Elements power user.

Our practical tips and tricks will show you how to make quick edits, add artistic touches, or transform your photos into expressions of your vision and creativity. You’ll understand that to maximize your Photoshop Elements experience, you can organize pictures by importing them into a centralized catalog, where you can tag photos with keywords and insert them into albums for easy use in the future. This means you’re just a few steps away from creating beautiful books, cards, photographs and more that you can share with family and friends.

With easy-to-follow steps found in each video tutorial, you'll become a master of Photoshop Elements. The tutorials will teach you the core fundamentals of using this digital image editing software. By learning basic techniques in addition to more advanced skills, you'll be able to take these in-demand skills to your job, hobby, or even to start your own creative business.

As part of the course, you will receive exercise files so you can practice what you've learned and gain confidence as you go.

Get ready to make your photo memories magical!

** Updated July 2017. English close captions added

** Updated June 2017. Course transcripts now available.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course was created for people who see the benefits of Photoshop Elements and want to learn how to use the most recent version. Whether you’re new to Photoshop Elements or upgrading from an older version, this is perfect for anyone who is not completely confident with your current skillset. This course was designed from the ground up for ease of use by newcomers and experienced users alike, including entry-level photographers, image editors or hobbyists.
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Curriculum For This Course
128 Lectures
Course Introduction
12 Lectures 01:02:07

Essential Information for a Successful Training Experience

PSE 15 Course Exercise Files

PSE 15 Course Demo Files

Downloadable Course Transcripts

Starting PSE 15

PSE 15 Help


Keyboard Shortcuts

Section 1 - Quiz
2 questions
Quick Start
2 Lectures 15:20

Exercise 01

Section 2 - Quiz
1 question
The Organizer - Part 1
9 Lectures 01:28:47


The Media Browser and Adaptive Grid

The Timeline

Full Screen View

Instant Fix

Image Properties

Keywords and Tags


Section 3 - Quiz
10 questions
Acquiring Content - Part 1
5 Lectures 41:46
Importing from a Camera

Importing from Files and Folders

Exercise 02

Importing from a Scanner

Bulk Import

Section 4 - Quiz
1 question
Backup and Restore
2 Lectures 19:47
Full and Incremental Backups

Restoring Deleted Files

Section 5 - Quiz
1 question
The Editor
6 Lectures 51:23
The Editor Workspace

Editor Preferences

Opening, Saving and Closing Images

Image Size and Resolution

Zoom and Pan

Exericise 03

Section 6 - Quiz
3 questions
Editing in Quick Mode
7 Lectures 41:49
Learning Editing in Quick Mode

Quick Mode Adjustments

Effects, Textures and Frames

Auto Smart Tone

Quick Selection Tool

Red Eye Removal

Exercise 04

Section 7 - Quiz
4 questions
2 Lectures 18:15
Printing Images and Print Settings

Printing Contact Sheets

Section 8 - Quiz
2 questions
Editing in Expert Mode - Part 1
6 Lectures 46:52


Rotating and Flipping

Undo, Redo, Revert and History Panel

Straightening Images

Exercise 05

Section 9 - Quiz
7 questions
Guided Editing - Part 1
5 Lectures 23:12
Introduction to Guided Editing

Photo Text Guided Edit

Speed Pan Guided Edit

Painterly Guided Edit

Exercise 06

Section 10 - Quiz
2 questions
18 More Sections
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