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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

Viewing slideshows in Full Screen view


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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

with Jan Kabili

Video: Viewing slideshows in Full Screen view

In the last movie I introduced you to Full Screen View, showing you how you can use the new Quick Fix panel and the Quick Organize panels in that Full Screen View to do some quick edits and so organization to your photos as you review them. There is another feature in Full Screen View that I want to show you and that is a temporary slideshow that you can create in Full Screen View and use to show off your photos on your computer or to sit back and review those photos without having to click from one to the other. Here in the Organizer I'm going to select the photos that I want to include in that temporary slideshow by clicking on the first, holding the Shift key, and clicking on the last.
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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

Viewing slideshows in Full Screen view

In the last movie I introduced you to Full Screen View, showing you how you can use the new Quick Fix panel and the Quick Organize panels in that Full Screen View to do some quick edits and so organization to your photos as you review them. There is another feature in Full Screen View that I want to show you and that is a temporary slideshow that you can create in Full Screen View and use to show off your photos on your computer or to sit back and review those photos without having to click from one to the other. Here in the Organizer I'm going to select the photos that I want to include in that temporary slideshow by clicking on the first, holding the Shift key, and clicking on the last.

And then I'm going to go up to be Full Screen View icon here and click. That opens the first of the photos in Full Screen View. The Quick Edit and Quick Organize panels collapse to the side and as soon as I move my mouse, I see the control bar appear at the bottom of the screen. I introduced you to control bar in the last movie. If you remember, one way to go through your photos is to use the arrows on the control bar, either the forward arrow or the backward arrow, to cycle through the photos and then apply Quick Organize and Quick Edit settings to the selected photo.

But another way to review the photos or to show other people who are standing near your computer what your photos look like is to run a temporary slideshow. Now this is different from a full-blown slideshow, which you could post on the web or save to a DVD, which I'm going to show you later in the class. This is just a temporary slideshow here in Full Screen View. To set that up I'm going to click this icon that looks like wrench and that opens the Full Screen View Options. From the Background Music menu, I can choose one of the preset music clips that come with Elements.

I'm going to choose Lightjazz.mp3. If you have another music clip that you rather use as a custom clip, you can click Browse and got out to your hard drive and locate that clip. If I had audio captions that I had recorded for particular photos, I could play those during the slideshow. I'm going to set the duration of each slide here. If I were actually reviewing the photos for the first time, I might set that to 10 seconds so I would have more time with each photo, but I'm going to set that to 2 so that the slideshow goes fast for you to view here.

I can choose to include captions on the photos in the slideshow, to resize the photos to fit the screen if necessary, and I can choose to turn off the filmstrip on the right or to show that filmstrip. I'll uncheck that so there is more for the slideshow. I usually leave Start Playing Automatically unchecked, because I like to decide when the slideshow is going to start by clicking the Play button. And I don't want to slideshow to repeat after it's played through once. So I'll leave that unchecked as well, and then I'll click OK to accept all those settings.

There is one more place I want to go before I play the slideshow and that's to this icon of the curved arrow. Clicking that brings up this menu of possible transitions that I can have between slides in the slideshow. If I move my mouse over one of these thumbnails, I get a preview of what that transition will look like. So Classic just flips between sides, Fade In/Out fades nicely between the sides, Pan and Zoom allows this panning and zooming effect between sides, and there is also a new 3D Pixelate transition, which offers a really interesting three-dimensional effect.

I'm going to choose Fade In/Out and I'm going to click OK, and now it's time to play the slideshow. To do that a click the Play button here in the controller. (Music playing.) So that's a really pleasant way to review your photos or to just show somebody else the photos that you've recently taken, and as you have seen it's really simple to setup.

When done viewing the slideshow, I'll just move my mouse and that brings back the control bar, and here I can click the X and that will take me back out to the Organizer.

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