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Photoshop Elements 7: the Missing Manual The Missing Manual

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ISBN-10: 0596521332

ISBN-13: 9780596521332

Edition: 2008

Authors: Barbara Brundage

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Photoshop Elements 7 includes lots of new tools for sprucing up your photos, like the Scene Cleaner that lets you get rid of unwanted elements and the Smart Brush that makes touch-ups a breeze. But the one thing you won't find in Elements is reader-friendly guidance on how to get the most out of this powerful program. Enter Photoshop Elements 7: The Missing Manual , ready to explain not only how the tools and commands work, but when to use them. With this bestselling book (now in its 5th edition), you'll learn everything from the basics of loading photos into Elements to the new online photo-sharing and storage service that Adobe's offering (for free!) at There's so much to…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Barbara Brundage the author of Photoshop Elements 3: the Missing Manual, and a member of Adobe's pre-release groups for Elements 3 and 4. She's been teaching people how to use Photoshop Elements since it first came out in 2001. Barbara first got interested in Elements for creating graphics for use in her day job as a harpist, music publisher, and arranger. Along the way she joined the large group of people who are finding a renewed interest in photography thanks to digital cameras.

The Missing Credits
About the Author
About the Creative Team
The Missing Manual Series
Why Photoshop Elements?
What You Can Do with Elements 7
What's New in Elements 7
If You Have a Mac
Elements vs. Photoshop
The Key to Learning Elements
About This Book
Introductory Elements
Finding Your Way Around Elements
The Welcome Screen
Organizing Your Photos
Editing Your Photos
Getting Started in a Hurry
Importing, Managing, and Saving Your Photos
Importing from Cameras
Opening Stored Images
Scanning Photos
Capturing Video Frames
Creating a New File
Using the Organizer
Searching for Photos
Saving Your Work
Backing Up Your Files
Rotating and Resizing Your Photos
Straightening Scanned Photos
Rotating Your Images
Straightening the Contents of Your Image
Cropping Pictures
Zooming and Repositioning Your View
Changing the Size of Your Image
The Quick Fix
The Quick Fix Window
Editing Your Photos
Adjusting Skin Tones
Elemental Elements
Making Selections
Selecting Everything
Selecting Rectangular and Elliptical Areas
Selecting Irregularly Sized Areas
Selecting with a Brush
Removing Objects from an Image's Background
Changing and Moving Selections
Layers: The Heart of Elements
Understanding Layers
Creating Layers
Managing Layers
Adjustment and Fill Layers
Moving Objects Between Images
Basic Image Retouching
Fixing Exposure Problems
Controlling the Colors You Se
Using Levels
Removing Unwanted Color
Choosing the Color You Want
Sharpening Your Images
Elements for Digital Photographers
The Raw Converter
Photo Filter
Processing Multiple Files
Retouching: Fine-Tuning Your Images
Fixing Blemishes
Applying Patterns
Color Curves: Enhancing Tone and Contrast
Making Your Colors More Vibrant
Changing the Color of an Object
Special Effects
Removing and Adding Color
Method One: Making Color Photos Black and White
Method Two: Removing Color from a Photo</spa