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Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

Improve your photos fast with this easy-to-follow 50-lesson video course for the new Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 from the makers of Digital Camera World, N-Photo and Photography Week

Improve your photos fast with this easy-to-follow 50-lesson video course for the new Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 from the makers of Digital Camera World, N-Photo and Photography Week

Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

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Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

What is it about?

Improve your photos fast with this easy-to-follow 50-lesson video course for the new Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 from the makers of Digital Camera World, N-Photo and Photography Week!

Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

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1.0
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644Mb
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Photo & Video
Last updated
November 14, 2013
Release date
November 14, 2013
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Improve your photos fast with this easy-to-follow 50-lesson video course for the new Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 from the makers of Digital Camera World, N-Photo and Photography Week!

Expert tutor George Cairns takes you through everything from importing images into Elements, to improving the lighting and editing Raw files. The course is broken down into 10 chapters and you can pause and restart video whenever you like, enabling you to learn at your own pace.

Whether you’ve just purchased the new Photoshop Elements 12 and are a first-time Photoshopper or you’re a seasoned Photoshop user looking for a detailed guide to the software’s features, this comprehensive course is for you. Master Layers, Selections, Levels and all the key features of Adobe’s superb image editing package

Better still, all the image files you need to follow the projects can be downloaded to your PC or Mac, enabling you to follow along with George and increase your skill set the fun and easy way.

Learn all these vital skills today:

1. What is Elements?
(a) The photo organiser
(b) Workspace: Quick, Guided and Expert, Create and Share
(c) Tool bar and Tool Options
(d) Quick overview of the main menu bar drop down items
(e) A workflow overview,

2. Get started fast
(a) How to import images from a memory card
(b) Fast edits in the Organizer using Photo Fix Options
(c) Set up your workspace
(d) Using Auto Enhance

3. More on organising photos
(a) How to rate and sort images by rating
(b) How to tag and search for specific people using Mark Face
(c) How to geotag using Add Places
(d) Add key words and metadata
(e) Create a new event

4. The most important things you’ll ever do to a photo
(a) Improve exposures with levels
(b) Get perfect colours
(c) Sharpening explained
(d) Improve composition with the Recompose and Crop tools
(e) Add mood and emotion though creative use of colour and tone

5. Advanced edits – Selections and Layers
(a) Marquee and lasso selection tools, how to add, subtract and feather
(b) The intelligent selection tools, Quick selection, Selection Brush and Magic wand
(c) Master The Refine Edge tool for tricky selections such as hair
(d) Create a basic composite
(e) Non destructive edits with Adjustment Layers

6. Five killer tricks that will transform your photos
(a) Use the Smart Brush to selectively add effects
(b) Add text to a picture
(c) Non-destructive dodge and burn tips
(d) Get perfect group shots using the Photomerge Group Shot
(e) Monochrome magic – convert to black and white

7. The biggest photo problems solved
(a) Remove zits with the Spot Healing tool
(b) Straighten wonky horizons
(c) Enhance a sky with a Levels adjustment layer and a graduated layer mask
(d) Replace a sky with a new one using Layers and Masks
(e) Move an object with the new Content Aware move tool

8. Applying creative effects
(a) The filter gallery – an overview
(b) Add a zoom burst effect
(c) Get the cross-processed look
(d) Create a vignette
(e) Tilt and shift effects
(f) Add a texture using Blend Modes for grungy effects

9. Do more with your photos
(a) Add an artistic border
(b) How to make a print
(c) How to upload to Facebook and Flickr
(d) Make a slideshow and burn it to DVD

10. Working with Raw files
(a) An introduction to Adobe Camera Raw
(b) Correct colour
(c) Get perfect exposure and tones with the Exposure, Contrast, Highlights, Shadows, Whites and Black sliders
(d) Boost mid-tone contrast with the Clarity slider
(e) Sharpening in Raw explained
(f) Straighten horizons and crop in ACR

Please note: Ensure your Side Switch isn’t set to Mute in order to hear the audio in this app!