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Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training
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Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training

with Ted LoCascio

Video: Creating Collections

With Bridge you can save a group of images that meet specific search criteria as a collection. By doing so you can access specific groups of images that you would like to work with quickly and easily. All right, so I'm in Bridge now and I'm currently viewing the catalog images inside of the catalog images folder, which are part of our exercise files. Okay, so that's what you're seeing in the Content panel, these are all of the images inside of that folder and what I would like to do is perform another search using the Find dialog box. All right, so I'm going to do this by going under the Edit menu, choosing Find or pressing Command+F and that brings up the Find dialog box. All right, again we're going to search in the catalog images folder. If you want to choose a different folder, you could choose it from here or different area on your computer, Desktop, Users folder etcetera. We're going to stick with catalog images and I'm going to search by Filename.
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  1. 2m 22s
    1. Welcome
      1m 2s
    2. Using the example files
      1m 20s
  2. 12m 1s
    1. Understanding Photoshop Elements
      2m 10s
    2. Using the Welcome screen
      2m 33s
    3. Importing photos from a digital camera
      7m 18s
  3. 1h 1m
    1. Viewing and selecting images
      2m 1s
    2. Creating and saving a custom workspace
      5m 29s
    3. Rotating images in Bridge
      3m 20s
    4. Renaming images in Bridge
      5m 34s
    5. Adding keywords to images
      7m 38s
    6. Applying ratings to images
      5m 17s
    7. Labeling images
      5m 17s
    8. Searching for images
      6m 38s
    9. Creating Collections
      2m 50s
    10. Sorting images with the Filter panel
      6m 36s
    11. Using image stacks
      7m 2s
    12. Hiding images
      4m 6s
  4. 31m 55s
    1. Opening images from Bridge
      2m 24s
    2. Working with palettes and the Palette Bin
      4m 53s
    3. Using the Project Bin
      6m 44s
    4. Zooming and scrolling
      8m 1s
    5. Fixing mistakes with Undo and Redo
      5m 3s
    6. Saving versions
      4m 50s
  5. 49m 38s
    1. Opening and viewing images in the Quick Fix mode
      6m 8s
    2. Understanding Auto Color and making tonal adjustments
      8m 50s
    3. Using the Lighting sliders
      5m 19s
    4. Using the Color sliders
      7m 1s
    5. Applying Auto Red Eye Fix
      3m 31s
    6. Applying Auto Sharpen
      4m 25s
    7. Using the Guided Edit mode
      6m 19s
    8. Processing multiple files
      8m 5s
  6. 10m 22s
    1. Understanding image resolution
      3m 23s
    2. Resizing images
      6m 59s
  7. 17m 8s
    1. Applying Auto Crop and Auto Straighten
      6m 22s
    2. Using the Straighten and Crop tools
      4m 10s
    3. Changing the canvas size
      6m 36s
  8. 30m 32s
    1. Why make selections?
      6m 3s
    2. Using the Quick Selection tool
      8m 37s
    3. Using Refine Edge
      7m 15s
    4. Saving and loading selections
      8m 37s
  9. 25m 58s
    1. Working with the Layers palette
      9m 45s
    2. Using adjustment layers and masks
      8m 37s
    3. Applying transparency and blend mode adjustments
      7m 36s
  10. 40m 56s
    1. Removing a color cast
      5m 53s
    2. Correcting skin tone
      3m 38s
    3. Enhancing color with Hue/Saturation adjustments
      6m 37s
    4. Balancing contrast and color with Levels adjustments
      7m 10s
    5. Correcting dark or light areas with Shadow/Highlight Adjustments
      5m 17s
    6. Improving images with Color Curves adjustments
      5m 55s
    7. Converting color images to black and white
      6m 26s
  11. 54m 14s
    1. Using the Red-Eye Removal tool
      8m 1s
    2. Using the healing tools
      7m 42s
    3. Whitening teeth and eyes
      6m 20s
    4. Cloning to remove contents
      8m 14s
    5. Adjusting perspective and correcting camera distortion
      6m 10s
    6. Using Photomerge Group Shot
      6m 17s
    7. Using Photomerge Faces
      6m 4s
    8. Using Photomerge Panorama
      5m 26s
  12. 16m 1s
    1. Creating a clipping mask
      7m 25s
    2. Creating collages with gradient blending
      8m 36s
  13. 22m 15s
    1. Reducing noise
      8m 7s
    2. Sharpening with Unsharp Mask
      7m 16s
    3. Sharpening with Adjust Sharpness
      6m 52s
  14. 17m 54s
    1. Understanding Camera Raw
      1m 46s
    2. Opening Camera Raw images from Bridge
      6m 37s
    3. Applying tonal and color adjustments in Camera Raw
      6m 23s
    4. Saving raw images
      3m 8s
  15. 40m 41s
    1. Painting with the Filter Gallery
      8m 7s
    2. Creating a pencil sketch
      7m 40s
    3. Customizing images
      7m 59s
    4. Adding artwork with the Content palette
      9m 39s
    5. Building and saving a multi-page photo creation
      7m 16s
  16. 37m 5s
    1. Creating a slideshow
      6m 58s
    2. Creating a photo book
      9m 1s
    3. Creating a photo collage
      6m 58s
    4. Creating a greeting card
      6m 31s
    5. Creating a web photo gallery
      7m 37s
  17. 31m 6s
    1. Choosing color settings
      7m 1s
    2. Printing to an inkjet printer
      8m 13s
    3. Using Picture Package
      4m 33s
    4. Saving for the web
      5m 55s
    5. Attaching images to emails
      3m 6s
    6. Burning to CDs and DVDs
      2m 18s
  18. 56s
    1. Goodbye
      56s

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Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training
8h 22m Beginner Sep 29, 2008

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In Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training, Ted LoCascio teaches casual photographers how to organize, edit, and share their digital image libraries using this powerful software package from Adobe. He tours the included Adobe Bridge application, used for importing and organizing photographs, and explores every feature of Elements itself. He demonstrates how to navigate the Elements workspace, which is used to correct and improve images, combine them into projects, and produce slideshows, photo books, web galleries, and more. Ted also explains how to get the most out of each editing mode, and shares tips for correcting, retouching, and sharpening photographs. Example files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Identifying photos by name, keyword, rating, and label
  • Locating photos with searches, filters, collections, and stacks
  • Using automated red-eye correction and sharpening tools
  • Making detailed color and tone corrections
  • Using Photomerge on faces and groups
  • Working with filters, artwork, and other image customizations
  • Scrapbooking
Subject:
Photography
Software:
Photoshop Elements Elements
Author:
Ted LoCascio

Creating Collections

With Bridge you can save a group of images that meet specific search criteria as a collection. By doing so you can access specific groups of images that you would like to work with quickly and easily. All right, so I'm in Bridge now and I'm currently viewing the catalog images inside of the catalog images folder, which are part of our exercise files. Okay, so that's what you're seeing in the Content panel, these are all of the images inside of that folder and what I would like to do is perform another search using the Find dialog box. All right, so I'm going to do this by going under the Edit menu, choosing Find or pressing Command+F and that brings up the Find dialog box. All right, again we're going to search in the catalog images folder. If you want to choose a different folder, you could choose it from here or different area on your computer, Desktop, Users folder etcetera. We're going to stick with catalog images and I'm going to search by Filename.

Again, we have different options in here, but I'm going to stick with Filename in this instance. Filename, I want to contain the word Craig, and underneath we have our Results. In this instance we can choose either one of these and we will get the same results. But I'm going to stick with, if all criteria are met. I don't need to search inside of any subfolders and I don't need to search Non-indexed Files. What I'm going to do is just click Save As Collection this time rather than clicking Find. Okay, if I click Find, the dialog box is going to close and then we will see the results of our search in the Content panel, which is actually behind this here.

Instead, I'm going to click Save As Collection. In here, I'm going to name the collection Craig Park Photos. It's going to ask us where we want to save this. I'm going to say inside of the catalog images folder it's fine and I want to add this to the Favorites. So what we're going to do then is click Save. So there is our collection that's been saved inside of our folder. It's performing the search here and actually displaying those images that are now part of this collection. So let's go ahead and do this. I want to go back to the Desktop and back into the exercise files and double-clicking on the catalog images again.

So now we're viewing those images, every image that's inside of that folder and I now want to return to my previous search. I just want to see those Craig Park images, right. Well, I could bring up the Find dialog box and redo that whole search. Or since I added this to my Favorites panel over here, I can click on the collection and then here we have it. All right, we have got all of those images now displayed inside of the Content panel. So that is the beauty of saving a collection based on specific search criteria.

If you add it to your Favorites, you can access just those images quickly and easily just by clicking on the collection over here in the Favorites panel.

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