Photoshop Elements 11


In this Photoshop Elements 11 training course, presenter Sarah Holder will show you how to use tools for enhancing and editing photos. In addition, you will learn how to e-mail a photo and share photos and videos via a mobile device or the Web.

Length: 1 hour 41 min

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In this Photoshop Elements 11 training course, you’ll learn about the tools to help you create and share a photo or project within Photoshop® Elements 11. You will learn how to import photos into the Organizer and create an album and photo book with effects.

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A. Getting Started
What you’ll learn in this training

B. Workspace Basics
Using the Welcome Screen
Using the Edit Workspace
Creating a new file
Opening images
Working with Panels
Using the Tools panel
Choosing the Organizer

C. Viewing Images
Using the Project Bin
Arranging documents
Choosing a zoom level

D. Layer Basics
Creating a new layer
Changing the visibility
Arranging layers
Duplicating a background layer
Renaming layers

E. The Organizer
Using the Organizer
Adding images to the Organizer
Viewing your images
Tagging photos
Creating albums
Using the Editor
Performing searches
Managing your library

F. Selections
Using the Marquee tools
Using the Lasso tools
Using the Magic Wand tool
Using the Quick Selection tool
Using the Selection Brush

G. Enhancing & Retouching Photos
Using the Zoom & Hand tool
Cropping an image
Straightening an image
Adjusting sharpness
Converting to black & white
Painting on specific photo areas
Using Crop Guides
Adjusting brightness & contrast
Adjusting shadows & highlights
Using the Dodge & Burn tools
Using the Smart Brush tool
Removing a color cast
Adjusting saturation

H. Paint
Setting the foreground & background colors
Using the Eyedropper tool
Creating swatches
Using the Paint Bucket tool
Using the Brush tool
Using the Color Replacement tool

I. Text & Shapes
Adding text
Adding curving, flowing text
Adjusting text
Adding a text style
Drawing basic shapes
Drawing custom shapes

J. Effects & Templates
Using the Effects panel
Adding effects
Using templates

K. Saving & Sharing
Saving photos for the Web
Emailing photos
Creating photo books
Editing photo books
Sharing to Facebook
Sharing videos to YouTube
Saving for mobile devices