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Whether you’re an Elements newbie or an experienced veteran, this book will teach you all you need to know--from adjustments to bring out the best in your photos, editing in five easy steps, and organizing media by places and events, to working with raw files--and much more!
This fully updated edition includes: concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of carefully edited full color photographs; screen captures of program features; supplemental tips and sidebars; and a thorough table of contents and index. Readers can download many of the key images featured in the guide and practice along with the author.
Chapter 1: Editing Photos in 5 Easy Steps
Chapter 2: The Basics
Chapter 3: Managing Photos in the Organizer
Chapter 4: Cropping and Straightening Images
Chapter 5: Quick Edits
Chapter 6: Making Selections
Chapter 7: Working with Layers
Chapter 8: Adjusting Lighting and Color
Chapter 9: Fixing and Retouching Photos
Chapter 10: Working with Camera Raw Photos
Chapter 11: Filters and Effects
Chapter 12: Painting and Drawing
Chapter 13: Working with Text
Chapter 14: Preparing Images for the Web
Chapter 15: Saving and Printing Images
Chapter 16: Sharing your Images
Appendix A: Troubleshoot at Startup
Appendix B: Editor Keyboard Shortcuts (Windows)
Appendix C: Organizer Keyboard Shortcuts (Windows)
Appendix D: Editor Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac OS X)
Appendix E: Organizer Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac OS X)