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Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 Tutorial


Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 is a major update to a program that has been rapidly embraced by the photography community. Elements 7 is a quantum-leap improvement over any previous version. For the hobbyist photographer, Elements 7 provides the tools and resources that rival it’s big brother, Photoshop CS4. In addition, it’s easier than ever to make web pages, on-line photo galleries, photo books, gift cards, large size enlargements and much, much more. Phil Hawkins, your instructor, is a professional photographer from Fresno, CA. He has mastered Photoshop Elements 7 and will teach you how to streamline your workflow and expand your creativity. Photography lessons are also included to ensure the best possible result when using Elements 7. To begin learning, click on one of the course topics.

Introduction

Introduction

Setting Your Camera for the Best Results in Elements

Digital Imaging Basics
What is Resolution?
Camera Settings
Your Digital Camera - Things to Know

Basics Theories

File Types - TIF / JPG & RAW pt. 1
File Types - TIF / JPG & RAW pt. 2
Printing - DPI & PPI Explained
Color Profiles
Your Monitor Calibration

Elements 7 Basics

Overview
Organize
Edit
Create
Share
Preferences pt. 1
Preferences pt. 2

Organize

Getting Photos from Your Camera
BACKUP!
Photos / HD & Scanner pt. 1
Photos / HD & Scanner pt. 2
Keyword Tags
Albums
Finding Photos Later

Edit

Introduction
What is a Pixel?
The Edit Interface

The \\\"Guided\\\" Tab

Basic Photo Edits pt. 1
Basic Photo Edits pt. 2
Lighting & Exposure
Color Correction
Touch Up Scratches
Guide for Editing a Photo
Keystone Distortion
Photomerge - Group Shot & Faces
Action Player
Photographic Effects

Quick Edit

General Fixes
Lighting
Color
Sharpening
Touch Up

Full Edit

Introduction
Layers pt. 1
Layers pt. 2
Histogram
History Palette / Undo History
Zoom Tool
Rectangular Marquee Tool
Lasso Tool
Magic Wand Tool
Quick Selection Tool
Type Tool pt. 1
Type Tool pt. 2
Type Tool pt. 3
Crop Tool
Cookie Cutter Tool
Straighten Tool - Fix Crooked Photos
Red Eye Tool
Spot Healing Brush Tool - Remove Zits!
Clone Stamp Tool
Eraser Tools
Brush Tool
Paint Bucket Tool
Gradient Tool pt. 1
Gradient Tool pt. 2
Custom Shape Tool
Blur / Sharpen & Smudge Tools
Sponge / Dodge & Burn Tools
Foreground & Background Color Tools

Special Effects

Introduction
Undo History Palette
Adjustment Layers
Special Effects Filters pt. 1
Special Effects Filters pt. 2
Noise Filter
Sharpening pt. 1
Sharpening pt. 2
Special Effects Layer Styles pt. 1
Special Effects Layer Styles pt. 2
Special Effects Photo Effects

Adjusting Portraits

Introduction
Introduction to Lighting pt. 1
Introduction to Lighting pt. 2
Introduction to Posing
Introduction to Depth-of-Field
Global Adjustments
Color Balancing
Adjusting Exposure
Skin Smoothing pt. 1
Skin Smoothing pt. 2
Skin Smoothing pt. 3
Sharpening
Eyes
Black & White

Adjusting Landscapes

Introduction
What Makes a Good Landscape Shot? pt. 1
What Makes a Good Landscape Shot? pt. 2
Rule of Thirds
Global Color Adjustments
HDR - High Dynamic Range pt. 1
HDR - High Dynamic Range pt. 2
Sharpening

Adjusting Sports

Introduction
High ISO
Cropping
Camera Settings for Best Results

Create

Artwork
PhotoBook
Photo Calendar
Photo Collage
Slide Show

Share

Online Gallery
E-mail Attachments & Photo Mail
Printing Locally
Order Prints & Print to CD/DVD Options

Summary

Summary

Credits

About the Author


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