Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding preset photo effects, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 04 Creative Effects and Projects.
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The Expert edit workspace comes with a set of photo effects that you can quickly…apply to a photo to give it that little extra creative edge.…Before you apply effects, take a look at the Layers panel, and make sure that…you have selected the layer that contains the photo to which you want to apply the effects.…In this case, I've got my photo on my Background layer, which I have selected…in the Layers panel, and then I have another layer above it that contains just…the words party time.…And as you can see in the image, it's a bit difficult to see those words,…so I want to apply an effect that will help me to make the text stand out.…
To apply effects to the Background layer, I'll go down to the Effects button in…the taskbar at the bottom of the editor.…When I click there, in the right hand column of the Export edit workspace, I…get the Effects panel.…The Effects panel has three tabs:…Filters, Styles, and Effects.…I'm going to click on the Effects tab, and here I can see some of the…thumbnails that represent the available photo effects.…
- Building slideshows with text, graphics, and music
- Creating a photo book
- Making a photo calendar
- Outputting a photo greeting card
- Customizing a photo collage
- Adding and editing text
- Combining photos
- Adding filters and preset effects
Skill Level Beginner
1. Creative Photo Effects in Expert Edit
2. Creative Graphic Effects in Expert Edit
3. Slideshows (Windows Only)
Adding music to a slideshow5m 24s
4. Photo Books
5. Photo Calendars
6. Photo Greeting Cards
7. Photo Collages
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