Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting skin tones in Guided Edit, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11.
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The Guided Edit workspace in the Editor has a number of Guided Edit techniques…that will help you to correct common problems in photos;…one of those problems is getting the color of skin just right in a portrait.…Here for example I have a portrait that I like, but I think the skin is too red.…So I'm going to use the correct skin tones Guided Edit to try to fix that.…I select the photo in the Organizer and I click Editor.…At the top of the Editor I'll make sure that I'm in Guided Edit Mode.…Over on the right I see the categories of Guided Edits.…The categories are currently collapsed if I want to open one, I'll click the…arrow to the right of it.…
So I am going to expand the Touchups category of Guided Edits and here is the…Correct Skin Tones Guided Edit.…I'll click on that and that changes the column on the right to offer…instructions and tools that walk me through correcting skin tones.…There is even an example here at top of the column and the instruction says to…roll over this example to see what the example look like before applying Correct…
The course begins with a look at how to import your photos into Elements, and then dives right into editing photos with the Photo Fix, Quick Edit, and Guided Edit workspaces. Jan also introduces the Expert Edit workspace, which provides tools for making selections, retouching, compositing, adding text, and more. Finally, the course reviews the Elements 11 sharing features, including crafting photo creations like greeting cards, emailing photos, and sharing photos on Facebook.
- What is Elements?
- Working with catalogs
- Importing photos from your computer, camera, or iPhoto
- Applying one-click photo adjustments in the Organizer
- Using Quick Edit and Guided Edit in the Editor
- Retouching with the Healing Brush tools
- Correcting skin tones
- Editing automatically with actions
- Organizing photos by people, places, or events
- Sharing photos by email and on Facebook