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Outputting a photo creation

From: Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11

Video: Outputting a photo creation

In the last movie, I should you have to make a greeting card in Elements' Create workspace. Now, let's take a look at how to output a greeting card or other photo projects that you can make here. In the last movie, when I saved this greeting card, I saved it in the special .PSE format which stands for Photoshop Elements Project format, and I opted to include the card in my Organizer. So, here in the exercise files, I have another version of the same card that I made earlier, also in the PSE format.

Outputting a photo creation

In the last movie, I should you have to make a greeting card in Elements' Create workspace. Now, let's take a look at how to output a greeting card or other photo projects that you can make here. In the last movie, when I saved this greeting card, I saved it in the special .PSE format which stands for Photoshop Elements Project format, and I opted to include the card in my Organizer. So, here in the exercise files, I have another version of the same card that I made earlier, also in the PSE format.

If I want to take this card back into the Create workspace, to edit something about it, I can do that by selecting it here in the Organizer, and then going down and clicking Editor at the bottom of the Organizer to launch the Editor, and, to reopen the card in the Create workspace. Here for example, I might change the font with the Type tool selected, I'll click on the word Paris in the card, I'll click and drag over the word highlight it and then I'll come down, and I could do something like change the font from this menu, and then click the green check mark to accept that change; that switches me to Move tool.

I'm going to select a different tool to hide that bounding box, and then I would click the Save button again, to save the card with this change. If I'm going to print this card myself then, I would click the Print button and follow the instructions in the Print dialog. If, when I began to make this card, I had chosen one of these sizes that can be printed by Shutterfly, a commercial printer, there would be an Order button down here and clicking that Order button, would take me to a series of screens through which I order copies of the card to be printed for a fee and delivered to me.

But, what if I want to attach this card to an email or put a copy of it up on a website. Well in that case, I'll go up to the File menu, and I'll come down here to Export Card, and if this were a different kind of project, this would say Export Book or Export Calendar. When I choose Export Card, I have the option to save the card as JPEG, TIF, or PDF. I'm going to choose JPEG, I'll browse to my desktop and save it there, and click OK, and then I'll click OK.

And, that will make a copy of .PSE file and save a copy as a JPEG, giving me even more options to share it with family and friends.

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Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11

39 video lessons · 6458 viewers

Jan Kabili
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  1. 9m 19s
    1. Welcome
      58s
    2. What is Elements?
      2m 36s
    3. Getting acquainted with Elements workspaces
      5m 45s
  2. 19m 37s
    1. Working with catalogs
      4m 22s
    2. Importing and using the exercise files
      3m 41s
    3. Importing photos from your computer
      2m 49s
    4. Importing photos from your camera
      4m 50s
    5. Importing photos from iPhoto (Mac only)
      3m 55s
  3. 11m 9s
    1. Cropping in Photo Fix
      4m 52s
    2. Applying one-click adjustments in Photo Fix
      4m 27s
    3. Fixing red-eye in Photo Fix
      1m 50s
  4. 27m 6s
    1. Working in Quick Edit
      6m 8s
    2. Adjusting lighting
      3m 41s
    3. Adjusting color
      4m 4s
    4. Making selective adjustments
      4m 33s
    5. Retouching with the Healing Brush tools
      4m 53s
    6. Saving edited images
      3m 47s
  5. 8m 46s
    1. Working in Guided Edit
      2m 56s
    2. Correcting skin tones in Guided Edit
      2m 44s
    3. Applying a vignette in Guided Edit
      3m 6s
  6. 32m 46s
    1. Touring the Expert Edit interface
      4m 49s
    2. Working with layers
      8m 55s
    3. Working with selections
      6m 18s
    4. Improving photos with adjustment layers
      5m 37s
    5. Editing automatically with actions
      2m 34s
    6. Adding text
      4m 33s
  7. 36m 37s
    1. Touring the Organizer
      4m 30s
    2. Managing files and folders
      4m 35s
    3. Organizing using People
      8m 43s
    4. Organizing using Places
      5m 1s
    5. Organizing using Events
      3m 28s
    6. Keyword tagging
      4m 12s
    7. Grouping photos into albums
      6m 8s
  8. 10m 1s
    1. Making a photo creation
      7m 39s
    2. Outputting a photo creation
      2m 22s
  9. 11m 6s
    1. Sending photos by email
      4m 49s
    2. Sharing photos to Facebook
      3m 9s
    3. Exporting photos
      3m 8s
  10. 21s
    1. Goodbye
      21s

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