Que Publishing E-Book: My Photoshop Elements 13 (Download)

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Que Publishing E-Book: My Photoshop Elements 13 (Download)
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  • Author: Cheryl Brumbaugh-Duncan
  • 424 Pages
  • 1st Edition
  • Date Published: January 6, 2015
Learn how to best use your software with My Photoshop Elements 13 by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Duncan, a downloadable e-book from Que Publishing that features a visual step-by-step format to help you better utilize the features of Photoshop Elements. This 424-page 1st edition copy also features full color illustrations to guide you along with bonus online content upon registration.
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Learn how to best use your software with My Photoshop Elements 13 by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Duncan, a downloadable e-book from Que Publishing that features a visual step-by-step format to help you better utilize the features of Photoshop Elements. This 424-page 1st edition copy also features full color illustrations to guide you along with bonus online content upon registration.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Getting to Know Adobe Photoshop Elements 13

Overview of Adobe Elements 13 Family of Products
Photoshop Elements 13 Versus Photoshop CC
Designed for Home Use and Printer Output
Digital Darkroom
Photoshop Elements Use of Color
Image Color Modes
Photoshop Elements 13 Workspace
Overview of the Elements Organizer Workspace
Overview of the Elements Editor Workspace
Accessing Menu Bars and Menu Commands
Overview of the Options Bar
Using the Viewer
Using Tabs
Using the Toolbox
Using Panels
Task Pane and Taskbar
Status Bar
Mobile Albums

Chapter 1: Getting Comfortable with the Photoshop Elements 13 Workspace, Preferences, and Settings

Opening Photoshop Elements 13
The Elements Organizer Versus the Elements Editor
Switching to Photo Editor from the Organizer
Switching to the Elements Organizer from the Elements Editor
Using the Toolbox and Menus
Accessing the Organizer Menu Commands
Accessing the Photo Editor Menu Commands
Accessing Tools in the Toolbox
Customizing the Organizer Workspace
Customizing Preferences
Setting Elements Organizer Preferences
Setting the Photo Editor Preferences
Using Elements Live

Chapter 2: Importing Photos and Videos

Understanding Photo Resolution
Import Photos to Organizer
Using the Import Button
Importing Files on a Mac
Importing Files on a Windows Computer
Import from Camera or Card Reader
Import By Searching
Import from iPhoto (Mac Only)
Import Scanner (Windows Only)
Opening Photos in Elements Editor
Deleting a Photo

Chapter 3: Using Elements Organizer: Organizing with Catalogs, Albums, and Folders

Managing Catalogs
Creating a New Catalog
Switch Between Catalogs
Adding Photos and Videos to Catalogs
Backing Up a Catalog
Restoring a Backup Catalog
Convert a Catalog from a Previous Version of Organizer
Albums Versus Folders
Creating Albums
Adding Media to Albums
Creating Album Categories
Switching Between Albums
Using the Folders Tab
Working in the Viewer
Organizing Photos
Using Zoom

Chapter 4: Attaching Metadata, Tags, and Ratings in the Organizer

Adding Metadata-Keyword Tags
Setting Keywords Tags
Organizing with Keyword Categories and Keyword Tags
Rename a Keyword Tag or Keyword Category
Setting People Tags
Assigning People Tags Using the Auto-analyzer
Modifying People Tags
Deleting People Tags
Manually Add People Tags
Setting Places Tags
Modifying Place Tags
Deleting Place Tags and Photos
Setting Events Tags
Adding and Deleting Event Tagged Media
Deleting an Event
Setting Information Tags
Viewing Metadata Attached to a Photo
Viewing the History of a Photo
Applying Ratings
Finding Photos
Using Search
Finding People, Places, and Events
Finding Media Through Metadata
Using Ratings to Find Media
Using Menu Commands to Find Media

Chapter 5: Editing Photos with Organizer

Applying Instant Fixes
Applying Instant Fixes to a Photo in Preview
Using Smart Fix
Cropping Photos
Rotating Photos
Adjusting Contrast
Fixing Red Eye
Adjusting Color
Using Sharpen
Adjust Image Levels

Chapter 6: Applying Quick Fixes with the Photo Editor

Editing Modes of the Photo Editor
Opening a Photo in Photo Editor
Workspace of the Photo Editor
Working with the Quick Mode Tools
Using the Zoom Tool
Use the Hand Tool
Use the Quick Selection Tool
Using the Selection Brush Tool
Using the Refine Selection Brush
Remove Red Eye
Whiten Teeth
Use the Spot Healing Brush Tool
Cropping a Photo
Use the Move Tool
Applying Adjustments
Saving Edited Photos

Chapter 7: Working with Layers

Creating a New Layer
Show and Hide Layers
Reorder Layers
Deleting a Layer
Merging Layers
Creating Fill Layers
Creating a Gradient Fill Layer
Creating a Pattern Fill Layer
Creating Layer Masks
Creating Adjustment Layers
Locking and Linking Layers
Adding Layer Styles
Graphics and Favorites
Using the History Panel

Chapter 8: Correcting and Retouching Photos Using the Guided Mode

Making Guided Edits
Overview of Touchups Category
Using the Perfect Portrait Guided Edit
Photo Effects
Camera Effects
Photo Play

Chapter 9: Advanced Photo Corrections

Setting a Custom Workspace
Opening a New Blank Document
Setting Canvas and Image Size
Displaying and Using Guides, Grids, and Rulers
Making Selections
Using the Rectangular and Elliptical Marquee Tools
Using the Lasso Tool Option
Refining Edges of a Selection
Using the Magic Wand Tool Option
Modifying Photo Composition
Using the Cookie Cutter Tool Option
Recomposing a Photo
Using the Content-Aware Move Tool
Straighten a Photo
Fixing Imperfections
Using the Healing Brush Tool
Using the Clone/Pattern Stamp Tool
Using Blur Tools and Tool Options
Using Sponge Tools and Tool Options
Precisely Adjusting Color
Using the Smart Brush to Adjust Color
Precisely Replacing Color
Using Photomerge Compose
Adding a Watermark

Chapter 10: Enhancing Photos

Applying Effects, Textures, Filters, and Frames
Adding Effects in the Quick Mode
Adding Effects in the Expert Mode
Adding Textures
Adding One Touch Frames
Applying Filters
Using Adjustments Filters
Using the Filter Gallery
Adding Titles and Text
Adding Text on a Photo
Creating Horizontal or Vertical Text
Creating Text on a Selection
Creating Text on a Shape
Creating Text on a Path
Creating Warp Text
Paint and Draw on Photos
Using the Brush Tool
Drawing with the Pencil Tool
Creating Shapes
Modifying Existing Shapes

Chapter 11: Processing Photos in Camera Raw

What Are Camera Raw Images?
Opening Camera Raw Images
Working with Basic Adjustments
Working with Detail Adjustments
Saving and Processing Your Camera Raw Images

Chapter 12: Extending Photoshop Elements Functionality

Extend Photoshop Elements Functionality
Installing Compressed Plug-ins
Adding and Using Actions
Adding Additional Brushes
Adding Additional Styles
Adding Custom Shapes

Chapter 13: Creating Greeting Cards, Collages, Photo Books, and More

Custom Photo Printing
Creating Photo Projects
Creating a Facebook Cover
Creating a Slideshow

Chapter 14: Sharing Your Photos

Sharing Photos and Photo Projects
Sharing to a Private Web Album
Posting Photos to Facebook
Sharing by Email
Sharing by Burning a DVD/Blu-ray Disc
Sharing by PDF Slideshow
Sharing Photos in a Website
Exporting Photos

Chapter 15: Printing Your Photos and Photo Projects

Print to Your Printer
Setting Printer More Options
Use Adobe Partner Online Printing
Online Resources for Photos, Greetings Cards, Photo Books, and Other Photo Projects
Change Your Location

Bonus Tasks Available Online

Chapter 1: Overview of Photoshop Elements 13 Preferences
Chapter 2: Customizing Default Settings for Files
Chapter 3: Elements Organizer: Setting Viewer Preferences
Chapter 4: More Ways to Work with Tags
Chapter 6: More Ways to Use the Photo Editor
Chapter 7: More on Layers: Clipping Masks and Blending
Chapter 10: More Ways to Enhance Photos
Chapter 13: More Ways to Print
Chapter 14: Sharing with Adobe ID

Que Publishing 9780133966053 Specs

AuthorCheryl Brumbaugh-Duncan
PublisherQue Publishing
Publication DateJanuary 6, 2015
Edition1st
ISBN NumberISBN 10: 0133966054
ISBN 13: 9780133966053
Number of Pages424
File FormatPDF, MOBI, EPUB
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