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Wiley Publications Book: Photoshop Elements 6 For Dummies by Barbara Obermeier, Ted Padova

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Photoshop Elements 6 For Dummies - Want to get more fun from your photos? To edit and enhance your pictures, fix flaws, and create greeting cards or cool photo projects to share? What about turning out some really professional prints with simply stunning color? Photoshop Elements can handle it, and Photoshop Elements 6 For Dummies gets you up and running on Elements in a hurry.

Photoshop Elements 6 is a reasonably priced, full-featured, powerful image-editing program for Windows (Adobe stopped supporting Elements for Mac with version 4.) This colorful guide helps you make the most of all its coolest features. You'll quickly get familiar with the work area and all the tools; be able to find, organize, and manage your images; correct common mistakes; and explore fun ways to share your photos.

Elements has something for everyone, from beginning dabblers to serious photo hobbyists to professionals. With plenty of full-color illustrations that show what you can achieve, this friendly guide will help you use Elements to make the most of your digital photos.

About the Author: Barbara Obermeier is the principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in Ventura, California. She is the author of Photoshop CS3 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley) and has contributed as author or coauthor on numerous books on Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Illustrator, and PowerPoint. She is currently a faculty member in the Graphic Design Department at Brooks Institute.

Ted Padova: In addition to writing several books on Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, Ted is the world's leading author of books on Adobe Acrobat. He is also a co-author of Adobe Acrobat 8 PDF Bible, Adobe Creative Suite Bible, Color Correction For Digital Photographers Only, and Color Management for Digital Photographers For Dummies (all from Wiley). Ted spends most of his time writing and speaking at conferences and expos nationally and internationally.

You'll discover how to

Acquire images from your camera or scanner
Organize your files and photos you so can quickly find what you're looking for
Crop and straighten pictures, fix exposure, and clean up dust and scratches
Create sharp and colorful images for printing
Correct color, contrast, and clarity
Combine multiple images into creative collages
Use filters to create different effects
Turn your photos into slide shows, movie files, or Web-hosted images

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started

Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Work Area
Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Edit
Chapter 3: Working with Resolutions, Color Modes, and File Formats

Part II: Getting Organized

Chapter 4: Getting Your Images
Chapter 5: Viewing and Finding Your Images
Chapter 6: Organizing and Managing Your Photos

Part III: Selecting and Correcting Photos

Chapter 7: Making and Modifying Selections
Chapter 8: Working with Layers
Chapter 9: Simple Image Makeovers
Chapter 10: Correcting Contrast, Color, and Clarity

Part IV: Exploring Your Inner Art

Chapter 14: Getting It on Paper
Chapter 15: Showing It Onscreen
Chapter 16: Making Creations and Sharing

Part VI: The Part of Tens

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Composing Better Photos.
Chapter 18: Ten More Project Ideas
Subject Photoshop Elements
Author Barbara Obermeier, Ted Padova
Edition First
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 400
Dimensions Not Specified by Publisher
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 978-0-470-19238-2
Publisher Wiley
Date Published December 2007
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