Teach Yourself Visually Photoshop Elements 7
Linda Wooldridge is a former senior editor at Macworld. This is her seventh book in the Visual series.
Table of Contents
Introducing Photoshop Elements 7.
Understanding Digital Images.
Start Photoshop Elements.
The Editor Workspace.
The Organizer Workspace.
Switch between the Editor and the Organizer.
Anatomy of the Photoshop Elements Toolbox.
Work with Toolbox Tools.
Work with Palettes.
Set Program Preferences.
Chapter 2: Getting Digital Photos into Photoshop Elements.
Get Photos for Your Projects.
Import Photos from a Digital Camera or Card Reader.
Import Photos from a Scanner.
Import Photos from a Folder.
Watch a Folder for New Images.
Open a Photo.
Create a Blank Image.
Save a Photo.
Duplicate a Photo.
Close a Photo.
Chapter 3: Organizing Your Photos.
Introducing the Organizer.
Open the Organizer.
Create a Catalog.
View Photos in the Photo Browser.
Work with Albums.
Create a Smart Album.
View Photos by Date.
Work with Keyword Tags.
Map a Photo.
View Photo Properties.
Add a Caption.
Chapter 4: Image Editing Basic.
Work with Image Windows.
Magnify with the Zoom Tool.
Adjust the Image View.
Change the Image Size.
Change the Image Print Size.
Change the Image Resolution.
Change the Image Canvas Size.
Undo Changes to an Image.
Revert an Image.
Chapter 5: Selection Techniques.
Select an Area with a Marquee.
Select an Area with a Lasso.
Select an Area withthe Magic Wand.
Select an Area with the Quick Selection Tool.
Select an Area with the Selection Brush.
Add to or Subtract from a Selection.
Save and Load a Selection.
Invert a Selection.
Deselect a Selection.
Chapter 6: Manipulating Selections.
Move a Selection.
Copy and Paste a Selection.
Delete a Selection.
Rotate a Selection.
Scale a Selection.
Skew or Distort a Selection.
Feather the Border of a Selection.
Chapter 7: Layer Basics.
What Are Layers?
Create and Add to a Layer.
Hide a Layer.
Move a Layer.
Duplicate a Layer.
Delete a Layer.
Change the Opacity of a Layer.
Rename a Layer.
Create a Fill Layer.
Create an Adjustment Layer.
Chapter 8: Retouching Photos.
Retouch with Guided Edit.
Quick Fix a Photo.
Improve Colors with the Touch Up Palette.
Remove Red Eye.
Retouch with the Clone Stamp .
Correct a Spot.
Remove Dust and Scratches.
Crop an Image.
Crop with the Cookie Cutter Tool.
Rotate an Image.
Straighten an Image.
Sharpen an Image.
Extract an Object from a Background.
Merge Group Shots.
Chapter 9: Enhancing Contrast and Exposure.
Enhance Lighting with Guided Edit.
Adjust Shadows and Highlights.
Change Brightness and Contrast.
Lighten Areas with the Dodge Tool
Darken Areas with the Burn Tool.
Add a Spotlight.
Using the Blur and Sharpen Tools.
Chapter 10: Enhancing Colors.
Enhance Colors with Guided Edit.
Adjust Skin Color.
Adjust Color with the Sponge Tool.
Correct Color with Color Variations.
Replace a Color.
Turn a Color Photo into Black and White.
Add Color to a Black-and-White Photo.
Adjust Color Using Color Curves.
Chapter 11: Painting and Drawing on Photos.
Set the Foreground and Background Colors.
Add Color with the Brush Tool.
Change Brush Styles.
Add Color with the Paint Bucket Tool.
Replace a Color.
Adjust Colors with the Smart Brush.
Draw a Shape.
Draw a Line.
Erase an Area.
Apply a Gradient.
Chapter 12: Applying Filters.
Blur an Image.
Distort an Image.
Turn an Image into a Painting.
Turn an Image into a Sketch.
Add Noise to an Image.
Pixelate an Image.
Emboss an Image.
Apply Multiple Filters.
Chapter 13: Adding Text Elements.
Change the Formatting of Text.
Change the Color of Text.
Create Warped Text.
Create Beveled Text.
Add a Shadow to Text.
Chapter 14: Applying Styles and Effects.
Frame a Photo with a Drop Shadow.
Add a Drop Shadow to a Laye.
Create a Vintage Photo.
Add a Fancy Background.
Add an Outline to a Layer.
Add an Outer Glow to a Layer.
Add a Fancy Covering to a Layer.
Add a Watermark.
Chapter 15: Presenting Photos Creatively.
Create a Slide Show.
Create a Collage.
Create a Greeting Card.
Create a Flipbook.
Create a Photo Panorama.
Chapter 16: Saving and Sharing Your Work.
Save a JPEG for the Web.
Save a GIF for the Web.
Save a PNG for the Web.
Convert File Types.
E-mail Images with Photo Mail.
Print a Photo.
Print Multiple Photos.
Print a Picture Package.
Back Up Photos.
Sign Up for Online Photo Hosting.
Share a Photo Album Online.
Back Up and Synchronize Photos Online.
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