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With Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide, readers can start with a tour of the interface and image-editing basics, or they can look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. This task-based, visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to show readers how to capture and import photos, reduce red eye, enhance color, work with layers, and much more. Coverage includes: applying direct effects with the Adobe Smart Brush, softening surfaces and keeping edges crisp with a new filter, and finding photos easily with keywords.
Both beginning and intermediate users will find everything they need here--in straightforward language and with readily accessible examples.
Chapter 1: The Basics
Chapter 2: Organizing Photos
Chapter 3: Creating and Managing Images
Chapter 4: Quick Fix Edits
Chapter 5: Making Selections
Chapter 6: Fixing and Retouching Photos
Chapter 7: Changing and Adjusting Colors
Chapter 8: Working with/ Layers
Chapter 9: Filters and/ Effects
Chapter 10: Painting and Drawing
Chapter 11: Working with Type
Chapter 12: Preparing Images for the Web
Chapter 13: Saving and Printing Images
Chapter 14: Sharing Your/ Images
Appendix A: Editor Keyboard Shortcuts
Appendix B: Organizer Keyboard Shortcuts