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Selecting colors with the Magic Wand

From: Photoshop Elements 5 Essential Training

Video: Selecting colors with the Magic Wand

Modeled after the professional-grade, industry-standard Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements 5 provides key tools for enhancing, organizing, and sharing photographs. In Photoshop Elements 5 Essential Training, instructor and award-winning author Deke McClelland shows how to use the powerful, easy-to-use Photoshop Elements 5 to create professional-looking images. The training covers the three main workspaces: the Welcome screen, which serves as a front door to the software; the Organizer, where images are sorted into digital libraries for better file management; and the Editor, which is used for common tasks such as cropping, straightening, correcting brightness and contrast, and removing red-eye. Exercise files accompany the tutorial.

Selecting colors with the Magic Wand

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Photoshop Elements 5 Essential Training

100 video lessons · 9078 viewers

Deke McClelland
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  1. 44m 18s
    1. What is Photoshop Elements?
      1m 38s
    2. The Welcome screen
      3m 59s
    3. Starting the Organizer
      3m 17s
    4. Making a Catalog
      8m 29s
    5. Automatic Photo Stacks
      7m 6s
    6. Other ways to get images
      4m 58s
    7. Getting photos from a digital camera
      9m 29s
    8. Offline media
      5m 22s
  2. 1h 23m
    1. Tagging, mapping, adding a timeline, and more
      51s
    2. Selecting inspecting and rotating
      13m 57s
    3. Renaming images
      7m 25s
    4. Creating and applying tags
      6m 54s
    5. Automatically finding faces
      8m 0s
    6. Finding tagged photos
      5m 39s
    7. Using timelines
      5m 22s
    8. The Date view
      5m 43s
    9. Fixing wrong dates and times
      7m 31s
    10. The Map view
      6m 10s
    11. Searching the map
      7m 38s
    12. Creating Place tags
      8m 16s
  3. 42m 39s
    1. Keeping your memories
      1m 4s
    2. Making collections
      8m 6s
    3. Comparing similar photos
      12m 35s
    4. Don't delete! Stack!
      7m 22s
    5. Backing up your files
      13m 32s
  4. 1h 18m
    1. The Quick Fix mode
      56s
    2. Starting the Editor
      5m 17s
    3. Getting around
      12m 34s
    4. Automatic color adjustments
      10m 13s
    5. Saving your changes
      9m 40s
    6. Using the Lighting sliders
      9m 17s
    7. Saving a version
      5m 48s
    8. Auto red-eye correction
      4m 20s
    9. Saturation and Hue
      5m 24s
    10. Temperature and Tint
      8m 41s
    11. The Sharpen setting
      5m 53s
  5. 2h 10m
    1. The image cobbler
      1m 19s
    2. The Full Edit mode
      13m 31s
    3. Navigation essentials
      10m 55s
    4. Eliminating a color cast
      5m 10s
    5. Adjusting for skin tones
      5m 30s
    6. The big bright color wheel
      8m 6s
    7. Balancing colors
      6m 13s
    8. Tint and color
      12m 8s
    9. Levels pt. 1: Brightness and contrast
      10m 25s
    10. Levels pt. 2: Correcting colors
      11m 25s
    11. Levels pt. 3: Automatic color cast correction
      6m 25s
    12. Compensating for flash and backlighting
      8m 35s
    13. Reducing contrast with Color Curves
      10m 1s
    14. Converting to black and white
      14m 11s
    15. Opening a raw digital camera file
      6m 36s
  6. 1h 47m
    1. Reach out and select
      56s
    2. The Selection tools
      11m 31s
    3. The Select menu
      10m 10s
    4. Adding subtracting and intersecting
      8m 17s
    5. Selecting colors with the Magic Wand
      7m 20s
    6. Moving a selection onto a different background
      15m 0s
    7. Saving a multi-layer image
      2m 21s
    8. The Magic Selection brush
      12m 22s
    9. Saving and loading selections
      3m 41s
    10. Fixing edges
      8m 57s
    11. Photorealistic shading techniques
      7m 13s
    12. Extracting an image
      14m 41s
    13. The final composition
      4m 57s
  7. 1h 6m
    1. Whole-image transformation
      37s
    2. How image size works
      15m 25s
    3. The lessons of image size
      4m 9s
    4. Auto Crop and Straighten
      7m 45s
    5. The Straighten tool
      6m 14s
    6. Using the Crop tool
      7m 8s
    7. Adding to the canvas size
      6m 54s
    8. Resizing an image
      11m 47s
    9. Changing the print size
      6m 48s
  8. 54m 34s
    1. Brushing away the blues
      48s
    2. The Paint and Edit tools
      13m 0s
    3. Brightening details with the Dodge tool
      8m 40s
    4. Darkening and saturating with Burn and Sponge
      6m 1s
    5. Using the Focus tools
      6m 25s
    6. Correcting red-eye
      8m 40s
    7. Healing a damaged image
      11m 0s
  9. 1h 37m
    1. The Digital filter
      1m 17s
    2. Filter essentials
      13m 50s
    3. The subterfuge of sharpness
      7m 21s
    4. Sharpening an image
      9m 2s
    5. Fixing motion blur
      5m 56s
    6. Sharpening with Emboss
      7m 39s
    7. Luminosity sharpening
      4m 37s
    8. Reducing digital noise
      7m 8s
    9. Removing JPEG compression articles
      6m 45s
    10. Using the Filter Gallery
      12m 18s
    11. Correcting lens distortion
      8m 49s
    12. Applying free-form distortions
      12m 48s
  10. 1h 10m
    1. 21st-century sharing
      1m 9s
    2. Selecting color settings
      8m 55s
    3. The price of quality
      8m 46s
    4. Printing to an inkjet printer
      12m 46s
    5. Printing multiple pictures
      15m 0s
    6. Emailing your images
      14m 15s
    7. Sharing photos online
      9m 24s
  11. 1m 22s
    1. Photoshop Elements or Photoshop?
      1m 22s

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