Synopses & Reviews
Think you've exhausted all of the possibilities in Adobe's awesome Photoshop Elements software? Think again. In this fully updated essential guide, Philip Andrews delves deeper into the software than ever before with advanced tips, tricks, and techniques to help the experienced Elements user take their skills to the next level. Move beyond the basics and learn how to work with raw files. Create stunning panoramas without breaking the bank on a pano camera using the Elements Photomerge technology. Create professional-quality multimedia projects in no time. Using easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions as well as full color, inspirational images to demonstrate techniques, Philip shows you how to do all this and more in Advanced Photoshop Elements 6 for Digital Photographers. Don't fall behind the learning curve - instead, let Philip show you how to get one step ahead!
UNIQUE FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
*World-renowned Elements expert Philip Andrews takes you beyond the basics to help you get the most from this powerful software
*Precise step-by-step instructions cut through the fluff so you'll be perfecting your shots in no time!
*Packed with stunning full-color images that will inspire you to take your own work to the next level - let Philip show you what's possible when you dig a little deeper
Amazon quotes for previous editions:
"... a compellingly written exploration of the advanced techniques that can be accomplished with Photoshop Elements."
-Mike Leavy, Engineering Manager for Photoshop Elements, Adobe
"This book is detailed, comprehensive and inspirational, making it the perfect accessory for those who've recently invested in the fifth instalment of the Elements program"
-What Digital Camera April 07
"Philip's friendly style makes learning Photoshop Elements a breeze. This book gives you everything you need to feel like a digital pro in no time at all."
-Richard Coencas, Photoshop Elements Quality Engineer Lead, Adobe Systems
"With Philip as your guide, youll be using Elements like a pro and making great images in no time."
-Nigel Atherton, Chief Editor, What Digital Camera and Better Digital Photography
As Photoshop Elements becomes bigger and better with each new version, users who have already mastered the fundamentals are looking for ways to get more out of the program without having to upgrade to the full Photoshop suite. This book tells them exactly how to do it. Full of tips and techniques to help the advanced Elements user expand their artistic capabilities and streamline their productivity, world-renowned Elements expert Philip Andrews provides a unique insight into this powerful software and shows users how to transform their everyday images into works of art. Long on ideas but short on fluff, Philip cuts right to the chase so readers can start using Elements to its fullest potential in no time.
Full of tips and techniques to help advanced Elements users expand their artistic capabilities and streamline their productivity, a world-renowned Elements expert provides a unique insight into this powerful software and shows users how to transform their everyday images into works of art.
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
The Next Level; Scanner and Camera Techniques; Prcoessing RAW files; Photo Organization and Management; Pathways to Editing in Elements; Image Changes -Beyond the Basics;
Darkroom Techniques on the Desktop; Professional Retouching; Photo Restoration; Making Better Panoramas; Extending Your Web Abilities; Free Form Photo Collages; Finely Crafted Output;