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Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 01 Importing and Organizing Photos

Adding photo captions


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Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 01 Importing and Organizing Photos

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  1. 18m 57s
    1. Welcome
      46s
    2. What is the Organizer?
      3m 1s
    3. Touring the Organizer
      4m 29s
    4. Moving between Organizer and Editor
      4m 55s
    5. Working with catalogs
      5m 46s
  2. 21m 4s
    1. Importing the exercise files
      2m 50s
    2. Importing photos from your computer
      4m 37s
    3. Importing photos from your camera
      7m 56s
    4. Importing photos from iPhoto (Mac only)
      5m 41s
  3. 33m 25s
    1. Viewing photos
      3m 37s
    2. Displaying photo names and dates
      1m 0s
    3. Adjusting photo dates and times
      3m 33s
    4. Sorting photos
      2m 41s
    5. Rating photos
      5m 6s
    6. Viewing metadata in the Information panel
      3m 13s
    7. Adding photo captions
      1m 45s
    8. Hiding and showing photos
      2m 54s
    9. Stacking related photos
      5m 8s
    10. Applying instant photo fixes
      4m 28s
  4. 19m 43s
    1. Viewing a simple slideshow
      4m 51s
    2. Comparing photos side by side
      4m 30s
    3. Applying Quick Edit options
      5m 36s
    4. Applying Quick Organize options
      4m 46s
  5. 27m 30s
    1. Using the Folders panel
      7m 19s
    2. Moving and renaming files
      3m 38s
    3. Reconnecting missing files
      4m 14s
    4. Moving and renaming folders
      3m 48s
    5. Deleting files and folders
      4m 2s
    6. Using a watch folder to import new files (Windows only)
      4m 29s
  6. 10m 14s
    1. Creating albums
      5m 53s
    2. Organizing albums
      2m 38s
    3. Making instant albums from folders
      1m 43s
  7. 14m 56s
    1. Creating and organizing keyword tags
      6m 38s
    2. Applying keyword tags
      4m 59s
    3. Finding photos by keyword and Advanced Search
      3m 19s
  8. 23m 3s
    1. Identifying people automatically
      5m 55s
    2. Identifying people manually
      3m 1s
    3. Viewing people
      3m 47s
    4. Grouping people
      3m 10s
    5. Working with people tags
      7m 10s
  9. 9m 13s
    1. Creating events manually
      6m 48s
    2. Creating Smart Events
      2m 25s
  10. 9m 52s
    1. Viewing mapped photos by location
      5m 47s
    2. Adding location data to photos
      4m 5s
  11. 22m 2s
    1. Using the Find menu
      3m 36s
    2. Finding photos by metadata
      5m 31s
    3. Saving smart searches
      5m 3s
    4. Finding photos by visual similarity
      5m 56s
    5. Finding photos in the Timeline
      1m 56s
  12. 3m 22s
    1. Don't forget to back up
      2m 16s
    2. Next steps
      1m 6s

Video: Adding photo captions

A caption is a bit of a searchable text that you can add to any photo in the Organizer. In the last movie, we saw that you can add a caption from inside the Information panel. You can also do that from right here in Media View in the Organizer. To add a caption to a photo, I'll right click on the photo and I'll choose Add Caption. And in this window, I'll type a caption. I'll type, A beautiful fall day, and I'll click okay. You don't see the caption here in the Grid, but if I open this photo into either Single Image view or Full Screen view, I will see the caption.

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Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 01 Importing and Organizing Photos
3h 33m Beginner Jan 04, 2013

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In this course, photographer and author Jan Kabili walks you through importing, organizing, and finding your photos using the Organizer in Adobe Photoshop Elements 11. The course covers importing photos from your camera and computer; reviewing and evaluating photos; tagging images with ratings, keywords, people, and places; working with files and folders; and creating and organizing albums. Jan also shows how to find images with metadata and in the timeline, and how to apply instant photo fixes and Quick Edit image adjustments.

Topics include:
  • Importing photos from a computer, camera, or iPhoto
  • Adding photo captions
  • Reviewing your photos as a slideshow
  • Moving and renaming files and folders
  • Reconnecting missing files
  • Creating albums
  • Applying keyword tags
  • Identifying people in your photos automatically
  • Organizing photos by events
  • Adding location data to photos
  • Finding photos
  • Saving smart searches
Subjects:
Photography Photo Management
Software:
Photoshop Elements Elements
Author:
Jan Kabili

Adding photo captions

A caption is a bit of a searchable text that you can add to any photo in the Organizer. In the last movie, we saw that you can add a caption from inside the Information panel. You can also do that from right here in Media View in the Organizer. To add a caption to a photo, I'll right click on the photo and I'll choose Add Caption. And in this window, I'll type a caption. I'll type, A beautiful fall day, and I'll click okay. You don't see the caption here in the Grid, but if I open this photo into either Single Image view or Full Screen view, I will see the caption.

I'll double-click the image to open it into Single Image view, and there is the caption, A beautiful fall day. In fact, I can even add a caption or edit a caption right here in Single Image view by clicking on the caption, and that opens a Text box where I can continue to type. So I'll type in Colorado and press Enter or Return. So, what else can you do with the caption? Well when you go to print an image, you'll find an option in your Print dialog for adding the caption to your printed image. And, if you are searching for a photo, a caption can really come in handy because it is one more way to locate the photo.

For example, if I go back to Grid view by ckicking the Grid button, and then I'll go to the Find menu and I choose the Find By Caption or Note, I can type all or part of that caption into this window. I'll just type Colorado, and I'll select Match Any Part Of Any Word In Captions And Notes and I'll click okay. And immediately, that returns the photo that contains the caption with Colorado in it. So, adding a caption to a photo is just one more way to help you keep track of your photos here in the Organizer.

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