Synopses & Reviews
'Introduction to Elements' is the essential all-round resource pack for all users of Adobe Photoshop Elements 7. Bestselling author Philip Andrews has refined this industry-standard resource over numerous editions, to bring you exactly the information you need to get right up to speed with the software, cut out wasted time in your workflow, and consistently achieve photographic results you can be proud of.
Philip approaches the subject of Photoshop Elements in a straightforward and accessible style. As a working photographer, he brings an in-depth understanding of the image-manipulation needs of photographers, and the best ways to meet them to his teaching. In the words of one reviewer: 'he comes across as a friend, who wants you to succeed'. His approach is always practical, with an emphasis on clarity. Step-by-step tutorials guide you through every essential Elements process, from image import right through to optimised output for print, web, and email, using a winning combination of inspiring images, clear screenshots and clean prose. Key subjects covered include: layers and selections, combining text with images, 'painting' tools, stiching, scrapbooking and file management. Additionally, the accompanying Website features over 2 hours of video tutorials to further boost your knowledge.
Completely overhauled for Elements 7, this resource is right up-to-date for photographers using the latest edition of this powerful software. Whatever your Elements level, you will find a wealth of invaluable advice in the pages of this book.
* Essential reference for all things Elements, fully updated for version 7
* Includes Website featuring over 2 hours of invaluable video tutorials to help you get up to speed quickly
* Written by renowned Elements guru and bestselling author Philip Andrews
Bestselling author Andrews has refined this industry-standard resource over numerous editions, to bring professionals exactly the information they need to get right up to speed with Photoshop Elements 7, cut out wasted time in their workflow, and consistently achieve photographic results they can be proud of.
About the Author
Philip Andrews is Adobe Australia's official Photoshop and Elements Ambassador. He is an experienced photographer, author, magazine editor and online course creator. He was previously a lecturer at the Queensland School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Australia and Nescot, England. He is a beta tester for Photoshop, an alpha tester for Photoshop Elements and a Photoshop specialist demonstrator for Adobe Australia. Philip is also co-founder of photo-college.com an online photography training college. He's a regular contributor to several magazines including Shutterbug, Amateur Photographer, Australian Photography and Better Photography, he is senior contributing editor for Better Digital, columnist for What Digital Camera and Co-editor and publisher of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine.
A professional photographer with over 25 years of experience, he is the author of more than 40 photographic books, editor of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine, and proud Adobe Ambassador for the company’s digital imaging products.
Table of Contents
Curent edition (new edition not yet finalised):
The Buzz of Digital Photography; Introducing Photoshop Elements 6; First Steps; Simple Image Changes; Hands on Techniques; Using Selections and Layers; Combining Text with Your Images; Using Elements? Painting and Drawing Tools; Creating Albums and Scrapbooks; Photomerge Stitching; Preparing Images for the Web or E-mail; Preparing Images for Printing; Photo Projects; Managing Your Files; Theory into Practice: