Photoshop Elements 12: The Missing Manual by Barbara BrundagePhotoshop Elements 12: The Missing Manual by Barbara Brundage

Photoshop Elements 12: The Missing Manual

byBarbara Brundage

Paperback | October 4, 2013

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Whether you’re a photographer, scrapbooker, or aspiring graphic artist, Photoshop Elements 12 is an ideal image-editing tool—once you know how to use it. This bestselling book removes the guesswork. With candid, jargon-free advice and step-by-step guidance, you’ll get the most out of Elements for everything from sharing and touching-up photos to fun print and online projects.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Get to work right away. Import, organize, edit, crop, and color-correct your photos with ease.
  • Retouch any image. Repair and restore old and damaged photos.
  • Add pizzazz. Dress up your photos with dozens of filters, layer styles, and special effects.
  • Share photos. Create online albums, email-ready slideshows, and web-ready files.
  • Use your words. Make greeting cards, calendars, and flyers by adding text to images.
  • Unleash your creativity. Design photo books, scrapbooks, collages, and other projects.
  • Find your artistic flair. Create digital artwork from scratch, using tools to draw, paint, and blend.
Barbara Brundage has been the author of Photoshop Elements: The Missing Manual since Elements 3, is an Adobe Community Expert, and has been a member of Adobe's prerelease groups since Elements 3. She's been teaching people how to use Photoshop Elements since it first came out in 2001. Barbara, who lives in Jensen Beach, Florida, starte...
Title:Photoshop Elements 12: The Missing ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 9.19 × 7 × 1.14 inPublished:October 4, 2013Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449341659

ISBN - 13:9781449341657


Table of Contents

  • The Missing Credits
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Introduction to Elements
    • Chapter 1: Finding Your Way Around Elements
    • Chapter 2: Importing, Managing, and Saving Photos
    • Chapter 3: Rotating and Resizing Photos
  • Part 2: Elemental Elements
    • Chapter 4: The Quick Fix
    • Chapter 5: Making Selections
    • Chapter 6: Layers: The Heart of Elements
  • Part 3: Retouching
    • Chapter 7: Basic Image Retouching
    • Chapter 8: Elements for Digital Photographers
    • Chapter 9: Retouching: Fine-Tuning Images
    • Chapter 10: Removing and Adding Color
    • Chapter 11: Photomerge: Creating Panoramas, Group Shots, and More
  • Part 4: Artistic Elements
    • Chapter 12: Drawing with Brushes, Shapes, and Other Tools
    • Chapter 13: Filters, Actions, Layer Styles, and Gradients
    • Chapter 14: Text in Elements
  • Part 5: Sharing Images
    • Chapter 15: Creating Projects
    • Chapter 16: Printing Photos
    • Chapter 17: Email and the Web
    • Chapter 18: Creating Slideshows
  • Part 6: Additional Elements
    • Chapter 19: Beyond the Basics
  • Part 7: Appendixes
    • Installation and Troubleshooting