Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding text to images, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 10.
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You can add editable text on top of a photo in the Full Photo Edit workspace…using the Type tools, and in Photoshop Elements 10, there are some exciting…new Type tools that let you add text around a selection, around a shape, or on a custom path.…In this movie, I'll introduce some of the basic Type features, and I'll show you…one of the new Type tools: the Text on Selection tool.…I am going to start with the Horizontal Type tool to add some type to this photo.…I'll move into the image, and I'll click, and I'll type something.…When I'm done adding text, I have to go up to the options bar for the Type tool…and click the green check mark to commit that change, or if I don't want that…change, I'd click the red cancel symbol. I'll click the green check mark.…
Notice over in the Layers panel that there's now a new layer that was…made automatically.…This is a special type layer identified by the T on the thumbnail.…In some ways a type layer is like other layers.…So, for example, I can move the content of this layer without disturbing the…
Next, Jan addresses Elements’ Quick Photo Edit and Guided Photo Edit workspaces, which streamline and simplify many common photo-editing tasks. She then introduces the basics of editing in the Full Photo Edit workspace, which provides tools for selecting portions of images, retouching, compositing images, adding text, and more.
The course wraps up with an overview of Elements 10's sharing features, including creating greeting cards, printing and emailing photos, and sharing photos on Facebook.
- Importing photos
- Keyword tagging
- Arranging photos in albums
- Finding similar photos
- Processing photos in Quick Edit
- Simulating depth of field with Guided Edit
- Retouching blemishes
- Adding text to a selection
- Correcting lighting and color
- Making photo creations
- Sharing photos via email
- Printing photos