Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Auto Smart Fix, part of Photoshop Elements 10: Quick Fixes.
In this lesson, I'm going to share with you what might just be the fastest method …out there for improving the appearance of a photo. …In this case, I'm working with an image captured while I was walking around at …night in the streets of Tokyo, Japan. The colorful signs illuminated and going …up the sides of the building, really captured my eye and so, I took a photograph. …But needless to say at night, things are pretty dark. …And especially because of the bright lights and that caused a relatively high …contrast scene where there's not a lot of detail in the shadows.…
In a situation like this you might not really know where to begin, but the fix …could take just a single step. Let me show you what I mean. …If we choose enhance and then Auto Smart Fix from the menu then the Photoshop …Elements Editor will examine the image and apply an automatic adjustment. …Let's see how it does for this photo, I'll go ahead and choose the command from …the menu and the image is updated. You can see that I have considerably more …
- Importing images
- Basic quick fixes in the Organizer
- Opening images in the Editor
- Lighting improvements
- Color improvements
- Removing distractions
- Applying a soft focus effect
- Replacing the sky
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Lighting Improvements
3. Color Improvements
4. Removing Distractions
5. Getting Fancy
6. Closing Thoughts
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