Photoshop Elements 13


In this Photoshop Elements 13 training course, you'll learn how to add effects, filters, and other artistic flourishes to your photographs, and talk about some best practices and tips for getting the most out of Photoshop Elements 13. You don't have to be a professional photo editor to make effective and professional edits to your photographs in Elements 13. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or expert with Elements 13, the program tailors the tools available to you while still allowing you to edit and create a wide range of effects.

Length: 2 hours 35 min

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Presented by Dan Kuemmel, this Photoshop Elements 13 training course will show you how Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 13 allows you to organize, share, edit, and create effects with photographs and other media. In this series, we’ll explore how to import photos, organize and tag your photographs so you can always find them, and make a wide range of edits to your photographs.

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A. Introduction
What you’ll learn in this training
What’s new?
Organizer and Editor

B. Importing
Importing images from a camera or card reader
Importing images from a hard drive
Importing images from a scanner

C. Organizing Photos
Organizer overview
Creating an album
Creating a folder
Using watch folders
Editing and deleting images in an album
Adding location data using maps
Adding caption and basic data
Tagging images pt. 1
Tagging images pt. 2
Using Instant Fix
Working with stacks
Details view

D. Using the People Tab
Tagging people in images
Using groups
Editing and deleting groups and people tags

E. Using the Places Tab
Renaming place tags
Drag and drop photos into locations

F. Using the Event Tab
Creating an event
Creating a smart event
Editing events
Deleting a photo from an event and deleting events

G. Using Search Features
Using the search bar
Search by metadata
Use visual search

H. Prints, Books, Slideshows
Create photo prints
Create photo books pt. 1
Create photo books pt. 2
Create photo books pt. 3
Create greeting cards and calendars
Calendar – adjust image and save
Create a slideshow
Add music to a slideshow
Add captions to a slideshow

I. Using the Editor Workspace
Overview of the interface
Opening RAW images in Editor
Switch between the Organizer and Editor
Using the Photo Bin
Using the Tool Options menu
Save changes to photos
Rotating a photo
Cropping a photo
Zoom in and out of a photo
Adding text to a photo
Using the effects options in Editor
Adding textures in Editor
Adding a frame or border to your image in Editor

J. Elements Editor Quick Tools
Using smart fix
Using exposure
Using lighting
Using color
Using color balance
Using sharpen

K. Elements Editor Guided Tools
Using touchups
Using photo effects
Using camera effects
Using photo play

L. Sharing
Share an image on social networks
Moving files to DVD or an external drive
Setup email for file sharing
Share a PDF slideshow
Send an image via email