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Photoshop Elements 14 Essential Training

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Overview

Discover the powerful photo organizing, editing, and sharing features of Adobe Photoshop Elements 14, the complete solution for casual photographers who want professional results.

Get to know the powerful photo organizing, editing, and sharing features of Adobe Photoshop Elements 14, the complete solution for casual photographers who want to achieve professional results. Elements expert Jan Kabili first shows how to import photos into the Organizer. She then explains how and when to use each of the editing workspaces: Quick Fix, Guided Edit, and Expert Edit. Using Quick Fix, she shows how to crop and straighten photos, correct lighting and color, and apply effects. She also uses the Expert Edit workspace to build a layered file and create composites. Finally, Jan returns to the Organizer, showing how to find and tag photos; organize them by people, places, and events; and share them via email and social media.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • Launching the Welcome screen
  • Making a catalog for the exercise files
  • Importing and using the exercise files
  • Overview of Elements workspaces
1. Importing Photos to the Organizer
  • Bulk importing photos
  • Selectively importing existing photos
  • Importing photos from a camera
  • Accessing imported photos in the Organizer
2. Editing in Quick Edit
  • Working in Quick Edit
  • Cropping photos
  • Straightening photos
  • Adjusting lighting
  • Adjusting color
  • Fixing selected areas
  • Applying effects and smart looks
  • Adding textures and frames
  • Fixing red-eye and pet-eye in Quick Edit
3. Editing in Guided Edit
  • Working in Guided Edit
  • Resizing photos
  • Creating a Photomerge Panorama
4. Introduction to Expert Editing
  • Overview of the Expert Edit workspace
  • Introducing layers
  • Building a layered file
  • Combining photos on layers
  • Working with selections
  • Using the selection tools
  • Fine-tuning a selection with the Refine Selection Brush tool
  • Compositing with layer masks and selections
  • Adding text
  • Adding graphics and effects
  • Correcting nondestructively with adjustment layers
  • Removing unwanted content
  • Retouching portraits
  • Reducing haze
  • Reducing camera shake
  • Sharpening
5. Managing Photos in the Organizer
  • Displaying filenames and photo information
  • Changing photo dates
  • Renaming files the right way
  • Moving files the right way
  • Reconnecting missing photos
  • Safely removing photos from the catalog
6. Organizing Photos in the Organizer
  • Ranking photos with star ratings
  • Grouping photos into Albums
  • Creating keywords
  • Applying keyword tags
  • Searching by keywords
  • Identifying faces in the People room
  • Marking faces in the Media room
  • Finding photos by people
  • Organizing photos by events
  • Finding photos by events
  • Organizing photos by places
7. Sharing Your Photos
  • Exporting photos from the Organizer
  • Sending photos by email
  • Sharing photos to social media
Conclusion
  • Goodbye

Taught by

Jan Kabili

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