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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training
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Using Date View


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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

with Jan Kabili

Video: Using Date View

The Organizer offers one other view of your photos in your Organizer catalog and that's Date View. Date View helps you to find photos by date. I'm going to switch to Date View by going up to the Display menu at the top of the Organizer and from that menu choosing Date View. Date View offers a monthly, yearly, and daily calendar. Right now it's displaying the Monthly View. For every day that there are photos that I took in this month July 2008 that are anywhere in the current catalog, there is a photo thumbnail on that date here, and here for example.
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  1. 10m 20s
    1. Welcome
      1m 13s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 35s
    3. Launching the Welcome screen
      3m 12s
    4. Touring Elements
      4m 20s
  2. 29m 45s
    1. Working with catalogs
      3m 16s
    2. Getting photos from your hard drive
      2m 49s
    3. Changing thumbnail display options
      4m 35s
    4. Getting photos from a camera or card
      9m 43s
    5. Getting photos from a CD/DVD or an external drive
      4m 46s
    6. Getting photos from a scanner
      4m 36s
  3. 43m 15s
    1. Touring the Organizer interface
      5m 44s
    2. Viewing photos
      5m 11s
    3. Selecting photos
      2m 58s
    4. Rotating photos
      2m 39s
    5. Renaming photos
      2m 7s
    6. Fixing photo dates
      2m 0s
    7. Hiding and deleting photos
      5m 24s
    8. Stacking photos
      8m 9s
    9. Moving files
      4m 43s
    10. Backing up catalogs
      4m 20s
  4. 52m 4s
    1. Applying keyword tags
      8m 33s
    2. Finding photos by keyword tags
      3m 41s
    3. Finding photos with the Keyword Tag Cloud
      1m 56s
    4. Applying Smart Tags
      4m 29s
    5. Automatically tagging people in photos
      7m 54s
    6. Applying star ratings
      2m 48s
    7. Organizing photos in albums
      4m 10s
    8. Organizing photos in Smart Albums
      6m 44s
    9. Finding photos with Text Search
      4m 31s
    10. Finding photos from the Find menu
      5m 10s
    11. Finding photos in the Timeline
      2m 8s
  5. 29m 18s
    1. Working with photos in Full Screen view
      11m 12s
    2. Viewing slideshows in Full Screen view
      4m 10s
    3. Comparing photos
      5m 22s
    4. Using Date View
      3m 41s
    5. Mapping photos
      4m 53s
  6. 56m 46s
    1. Applying Photo Fix options in the Organizer
      8m 22s
    2. Touring the Quick Fix workspace in the Editor
      6m 12s
    3. Applying Quick Fix controls
      11m 10s
    4. Using Quick Fix tools
      11m 2s
    5. Working in Guided Edit in the Editor
      4m 45s
    6. Fixing group shots in Guided Edit
      5m 57s
    7. Applying the Scene Cleaner in Guided Edit
      9m 18s
  7. 1h 12m
    1. Touring the Full Edit interface
      5m 5s
    2. Opening files in Full Edit
      2m 13s
    3. Working with tabbed documents
      6m 57s
    4. Using tools
      6m 11s
    5. Setting editing preferences
      4m 22s
    6. Adjusting color settings
      4m 18s
    7. Using Undo History
      5m 56s
    8. Zooming and navigating
      6m 30s
    9. Creating a blank file
      5m 58s
    10. Photo resizing and resolution
      9m 59s
    11. Using the Recompose tool
      3m 8s
    12. Enlarging the canvas
      3m 49s
    13. Saving files
      7m 47s
  8. 17m 36s
    1. Understanding layers
      3m 28s
    2. Working in the Layers panel
      4m 51s
    3. Combining images with layer masks
      9m 17s
  9. 19m 54s
    1. Understanding selections
      2m 27s
    2. Manual selection tools
      7m 6s
    3. Automatic selection tools
      6m 27s
    4. Modifying and saving selections
      3m 54s
  10. 1h 0m
    1. Cropping and straightening
      3m 49s
    2. Applying a Shadows/Highlights adjustment
      2m 54s
    3. Applying adjustment layers
      7m 53s
    4. Adding a Levels adjustment layer
      4m 12s
    5. Merging multiple exposures
      6m 33s
    6. Adding a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer
      3m 54s
    7. Adjusting with Color Curves
      3m 39s
    8. Removing a color cast
      3m 21s
    9. Correcting skin tone
      2m 34s
    10. Reducing digital noise
      4m 4s
    11. Sharpening photos
      7m 42s
    12. Working with raw photos
      9m 52s
  11. 24m 50s
    1. Using the Smart Brush tool
      7m 52s
    2. Using the Detail Smart Brush tool
      4m 26s
    3. Dodging and burning
      2m 18s
    4. Healing wrinkles and blemishes
      5m 17s
    5. Removing content with the Clone Stamp tool
      3m 41s
    6. Removing red-eye
      1m 16s
  12. 31m 3s
    1. Applying filters
      5m 8s
    2. Adding effects
      3m 16s
    3. Running automated actions
      1m 51s
    4. Using layer styles
      6m 6s
    5. Using shapes
      8m 12s
    6. Using the Cookie Cutter tool
      3m 13s
    7. Converting color to black and white
      3m 17s
  13. 9m 29s
    1. Creating text
      5m 8s
    2. Editing text
      2m 59s
    3. Warping text
      1m 22s
  14. 38m 50s
    1. Making a photo book
      8m 26s
    2. Making a photo collage
      9m 0s
    3. Creating a slideshow
      11m 25s
    4. Stitching a photo panorama
      4m 3s
    5. Preparing images for the web
      5m 56s
  15. 33m 54s
    1. Printing photos
      2m 58s
    2. Printing contact sheets and picture packages
      4m 58s
    3. Sending photos by email and Photo Mail
      5m 57s
    4. Burning photos to CD/DVD
      1m 17s
    5. Ordering prints and books
      1m 59s
    6. Signing up for Photoshop.com
      3m 15s
    7. Sharing photos online at Photoshop.com
      7m 40s
    8. Backing up and synchronizing online
      3m 40s
    9. Getting inspiration from Adobe.com
      2m 10s
  16. 26s
    1. Goodbye
      26s

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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training
8h 50m Beginner Sep 23, 2009

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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training highlights the important features of this comprehensive image organization and photo enhancement application. Photographer Jan Kabili shows how to use Photoshop Elements to organize and edit photos, build photos into projects like slideshows and photo books, and share photos with family and friends. Jan explains how to train Photoshop Elements 8 to recognize and tag faces, use the Smart Brush for targeted adjustments, and share photos using Adobe's online service, photoshop.com. She also dives deep into the application's editing tools, which rival those of the full product, Photoshop, in their ability to take snapshots and turn them into great photos. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Finding photos by keywords, tags, and ratings
  • Mapping photos
  • Applying Photomerge Exposure in Guided Edit
  • Adding adjustment layers to correct a photo's tone and color
  • Reducing digital noise in photos
  • Creating a photo slideshow with audio and transitions
  • Preparing photos for the web
Subject:
Photography
Software:
Photoshop Elements Elements
Author:
Jan Kabili

Using Date View

The Organizer offers one other view of your photos in your Organizer catalog and that's Date View. Date View helps you to find photos by date. I'm going to switch to Date View by going up to the Display menu at the top of the Organizer and from that menu choosing Date View. Date View offers a monthly, yearly, and daily calendar. Right now it's displaying the Monthly View. For every day that there are photos that I took in this month July 2008 that are anywhere in the current catalog, there is a photo thumbnail on that date here, and here for example.

I can see the photos that I took on a particular day, by selecting that day here in the calendar. Then I can go over to the column on the right and I can cycle through all the photos that I took on that day. In this case there are eight photos. I can do that by clicking the Forward and Backward arrows, or I could do it by clicking this Play button to start a mini slideshow of the photos that I took on that day. And I can click here to stop that slideshow.

In this area of the column on the right, I can add notes to any day on the calendar. The daily notes are useful for making notes about shooting conditions on a particular day. So, here I might click and type 'Sunny contrasty lighting' and if there was a particular event on that day that I want to remember, I can click this icon right here and in the Create New Event dialog box, I can name event this was a Regatta. This is the date it occurred, and this isn't a Repeating Event, so I'll leave that unchecked, and I'll click OK, and that enters that event here on the calendar.

If I want to do some minor editing or organizing of a particular photo that's showing in the column on the right. I can right-click on that photo, and that brings up this menu that's full of choices. For example, from here I could apply Auto Smart Fix, to try to fix the color and lighting in the photo or if a subject in the photo had redeye from a camera flash, I could choose Auto Redeye Fix. I am just going to click off this menu to dismiss it in this case. If I want to view other months to see what photos I took in those months, I can do that by going to the top of the calendar and clicking the forward arrow here to move forward in time, or the backward arrow here to move back in time.

Or I could click on the name of the month right here, and that shows me a list of all months. If I took photos during a month in this year, there is a little symbol to the left of that month. I can click on February in this case to see the photos I took during that month. I can do the same thing with the yearly date here. I'll click on 2008, and here I can see that I took photos in February of 2005, 2006, 2007 and so forth, and I can move right to the month of February in one of those years.

At the bottom of the calendar I can switch from a monthly view to a yearly view. And here, every date on which I took photos that are included in this catalog is highlighted in color, and I also have a Date View, which I can access from here. I'm going to go back to the Month View to show you one more feature. Let's say that I wanted to find this particular photo in the Organizer. To do that, in this column on the right, I'm going to click the binoculars right here, and Elements takes me right back to the Photo Browser View of the Organizer, with that particular photo highlighted for me, and you can see it here in the Organizer.

So, consider using Date View when you're trying to find particular photos by date or when you just want to review your shooting history.

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