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Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 03 Sharing and Printing Photos

Sharing photos on Facebook


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Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 03 Sharing and Printing Photos

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Elements streamlines the process of uploading photos to Facebook, allowing you to upload photos that you've imported to Elements Organizer directly from there to Facebook. Of course, I'm online as I do this, and in the Organizer, I'm going to select a couple of JPEGs that I want to upload to my Facebook account. Then I'll go over to Share menu on the right side of the Organizer, I'll click, and I'll choose Facebook from the dropdown menu.
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  1. 6m 54s
    1. Welcome
      1m 3s
    2. Using the exercise files
      5m 51s
  2. 15m 56s
    1. Creating a contact book
      2m 28s
    2. Sharing photos as email attachments
      4m 16s
    3. Embedding photos in Photo Mail (Windows only)
      5m 3s
    4. Sharing PDF slideshows via email
      4m 9s
  3. 23m 41s
    1. Sharing photos on Facebook
      4m 15s
    2. Sharing photos on Flickr
      4m 10s
    3. Sharing photos on SmugMug
      5m 16s
    4. Sharing videos on YouTube
      3m 11s
    5. Sharing videos on Vimeo
      3m 17s
    6. Sharing photos among devices with Adobe Revel
      3m 32s
  4. 15m 19s
    1. Creating albums
      3m 51s
    2. Sharing albums on Photoshop Showcase
      7m 6s
    3. Exporting albums to a drive or disc
      4m 22s
  5. 19m 47s
    1. Setting image size and resolution for print
      8m 8s
    2. Setting image size for online sharing
      2m 52s
    3. Processing multiple photos
      4m 46s
    4. Watermarking photos
      4m 1s
  6. 52m 22s
    1. Creating a color-managed environment
      8m 47s
    2. Desktop photo printing from the Editor on Windows
      12m 38s
    3. Desktop photo printing from the Organizer on Windows
      3m 5s
    4. Desktop photo printing on a Mac
      9m 43s
    5. Printing contact sheets on Windows
      2m 49s
    6. Printing contact sheets on Macs
      4m 45s
    7. Printing picture packages on Windows
      3m 59s
    8. Printing picture packages on Macs
      5m 34s
    9. Ordering commercially printed photos
      1m 2s
  7. 13m 48s
    1. Optimizing photos with Save for Web
      8m 57s
    2. Exporting photos from the Organizer
      4m 51s
  8. 33s
    1. Next steps
      33s

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Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 03 Sharing and Printing Photos
2h 28m Beginner Jan 23, 2013

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Photos deserve to be seen, and in this course, author Jan Kabili details the features that Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 provides for printing photos, emailing them, and sharing both photos and videos online.

Jan explores online sharing features of Photoshop Elements 11: emailing photos, sharing them on Facebook and Flickr, and uploading video clips on YouTube, Vimeo, and the Adobe Photoshop Showcase service. The course also offers some advanced tips on preparing photos for publishing on the web and for exporting photos in various formats and sizes. The course wraps with a look at printing photos on both Windows and Mac OS computers, and ordering prints through Photoshop Elements 11.

Topics include:
  • Creating a contact book
  • Emailing photos and PDF slideshows
  • Sharing photos on Facebook, Flickr, and SmugMug
  • Sharing videos
  • Creating interactive albums
  • Exporting albums to a drive or disk
  • Preparing photos for print
  • Watermarking photos
  • Printing on Mac and Windows
Subjects:
Photography Printing Photos Sharing Photos
Software:
Photoshop Elements Elements
Author:
Jan Kabili

Sharing photos on Facebook

Elements streamlines the process of uploading photos to Facebook, allowing you to upload photos that you've imported to Elements Organizer directly from there to Facebook. Of course, I'm online as I do this, and in the Organizer, I'm going to select a couple of JPEGs that I want to upload to my Facebook account. Then I'll go over to Share menu on the right side of the Organizer, I'll click, and I'll choose Facebook from the dropdown menu.

That opens this window, where I'll authorize Elements Organizer to upload my photos to my Facebook account. At the same time, I could download my Facebook friend list to Elements. I don't want to do that, so I'm going to uncheck that box, and then I'll click Authorize. That takes me to my Facebook Login page, where I'll fill in my Username, and my Password, and click Log In. At this point, Facebook may ask you to authorize an uploader app to upload to your Facebook account. If you see something like that, allow it.

Facebook will tell you you are ready to go back to Elements; go ahead and do that too. And back in Elements, I'll click the Complete Authorization button to finish authorizing elements to upload my photos to Facebook. That opens this window, where I'll prepare my photos for uploading to Facebook. The photos I selected show up here in the content area. Beneath that content area, there is a plus and a minus icon. If I want to delete one of these photos from the upload queue, I would select it, and then click the minus button, but I actually want to keep both of these. If I want to add a photo here, I'll click the plus button, and that takes me out to my Organizer.

Now, you may see different photos there than I have right here. I am going to click Media from the Grid, and that will show me here in this content area just the photos that are currently showing in my Organizer. I'd like to add this photo of the cupcakes to this upload queue, so I'll select it there, I'll click Add Selected Media at the bottom of this window, and I'll click Done. In just a moment, you can see the thumbnail of the cupcake photo added to my upload queue. Over on the right, I can choose the album to which I want to upload these photos.

I can either upload to an existing album, if I have one, by clicking here, and then selecting an album from the dropdown menu, or if I want to create a new album, I'll come down here, and click Upload Photos to a new album. I'll name this album food. It's going to contain photos from various locations, so I'll leave that blank, and in the Description area, I'll add yummy things I've eaten.

When you create a new album, you can also choose the privacy settings for that album on Facebook. In other words, who will see the photos in that album on Facebook? I'll leave that set to Friends Only. And here I'm going to leave the photo upload set to Standard, and then I'll click Upload. It may take a moment to upload your photos to your Facebook account, depending on how many photos you've selected, and the speed of your Internet connection. When the Upload is complete, I'll click this X to close this box.

And now I am going to go out to Facebook to see the photos on my Facebook page. In a Web browser, I'll log in to my Facebook account. I'll click on my News Feed, and here you can see my latest post, direct from Elements; the photos that I uploaded to my food album, with the description right here. I'll click on the food album, and that takes me to my albums page, where you can see all three of those yummy photos right there. So that's how to upload directly from Elements to Facebook.

There is an alternative for uploading to Facebook, or any social media site, from the Elements Organizer. You could export your photos from Elements Organizer using the Export New Photos command, which I'll show you later in this course, and then upload the resulting copies to Facebook, or another social media site directly. But I think that this way, working directly out of Elements Organizer with the Share command, is much more direct, and efficient.

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