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Photoshop Elements 6: The Missing Manual


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With Photoshop Elements 6, the most popular photo-editing program on Earth just keeps getting better. It's perfect for scrapbooking, email-ready slideshows, Web galleries, you name it. But knowing what to do and when is tricky. That's why our Missing Manual is the bestselling book on the topic. This fully revised guide explains not only how the tools and commands work, but when to use them.

Photoshop Elements 6 is packed with new features. You get a new Quick Edit function, Windows Vista compatibility, improved RAW conversion, a handy Quick Selection Tool, and more. In fact, there's so much to the latest version that it can be quite confusing at times. Photoshop Elements 6: The Missing Manual carefully explains every feature the program has to offer by putting each one into a clear, easy-to-understand context --something no other book does!

  • Learn to import, organize, and fix photos quickly and easily.
  • Repair and restore old and damaged photos, and retouch any image.
  • Jazz up your pictures with dozens of filters, frames, and special effects.
  • Learn which tools the pros use — you'll finally understand how layers work!
  • Create collages and photo layout pages for greeting cards and other projects.
  • Get downloadable practice images and try new tricks right away.

This guide progresses from simple to complex features, but if you're ready for the more sophisticated tools, you can easily jump around to learn specific techniques. As always, author Barbara Brundage lets you know which Elements features work well, which don't, and why — all with a bit of wit and good humor.

Don't hesitate. Dive into Adobe's outstanding photo editor with Photoshop Elements 6: The Missing Manual right away.

Book News Annotation:

This is a guide to the most recent release of Adobe Photoshop Elements, the consumer version of the Adobe Photoshop raster image editing product that is aimed primarily at photography enthusiasts. The volume discusses the most basic tasks such as importing photographs into the program and organizing files, as well as photographic manipulations including retouching, exposure fixing, digital photography tools, clone stamping, using filters, adding text, creating panoramas from multiple images, and making perspective corrections. It also addresses printer use, porting images to the Web and email, and making slide shows. A final chapter discusses all the plug-ins and additional tools that are available on the Web to customize Elements. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Barbara Brundage is the bestselling author of Photoshop Elements 4: The Missing Manual and a co-author of Digital Photography: The Missing Manual. She's been a member of Adobe's pre-release groups for Elements 3, 4, and 5 and has been teaching people to use Elements since it first came out in 2001.

Table of Contents

  • The Missing Credits
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Introduction to Elements
    • Chapter 1: Finding Your Way Around Elements
    • Chapter 2: Importing, Managing, and Saving Your Photos
    • Chapter 3: Rotating and Resizing Your Photos
  • Part II: Elemental Elements
    • Chapter 4: The Quick Fix
    • Chapter 5: Making Selections
    • Chapter 6: Layers: The Heart of Elements
  • Part III: Retouching
    • Chapter 7: Basic Image Retouching
    • Chapter 8: Elements for Digital Photographers
    • Chapter 9: Retouching:Fine-Tuning Your Images
    • Chapter 10: Removing and Adding Color
    • Chapter 11: Photomerge: Creating Panoramas, Group Shots, and More
  • Part IV: Artistic Elements
    • Chapter 12: Drawing with Brushes, Shapes, and Other Tools
    • Chapter 13: Filters, Effects, Layer Styles, and Gradients
    • Chapter 14: Type in Elements
  • Part V: Sharing Your Images
    • Chapter 15: Creating Projects
    • Chapter 16: Printing Your Photos
    • Chapter 17: Elements and the Web
    • Chapter 18: Online Galleries, Slideshows, and Flipbooks
  • Part VI: Additional Elements
    • Chapter 19: Beyond the Basics
  • Part VII: Appendixes
    • The Organizer, Menu by Menu
    • The Editor, Menu by Menu
    • Installation and Troubleshooting
  • Colophon

Product Details

The Missing Manual
Brundage, Barbara
O'Reilly Media
Computer Graphics - General
Image processing
Computer graphics
Photography -- Digital techniques.
Image processing -- Digital techniques.
Computer Graphics - Photoshop
Adobe;digital photography;graphics;image editing;photo editing;photography;photoshop;photoshop elements;scrapbooking;scrapbooks
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Missing Manual
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