Photoshop Elements 11: Visual QuickStart Guide from Pearson Education and written by Jeff Carlson is quick-start guide to Photoshop Elements 11.
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)
About the Author:
Jeff Carlson has been writing and speaking about technology for nearly two decades. He is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a senior editor for the weekly electronic newsletter TidBITS, and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photoshop Elements Techniques. He is also the author of The iPad for Photographers, Canon Powershot G12: From Snapshots to Great Shots, and all editions of iMovie and iDVD: Visual QuickStart Guide.