Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Fixing photos automatically with Auto Smart Tone, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 12.
The Auto Smart Tone feature and the Expert Edit workspace…not only automatically corrects the tonal values in your photos.…But it learns from you the kinds of corrections that…you prefer and applies those other similar photos in the future.…To see how this works, I have a series of images…that I think are a bit lacking in brightness and contrast.…I'm going to start with this one.…And I'm going to try to correct this using a first pass through Auto Smart Tone.…I'll go to the Enhance menu, and I'll choose Auto Smart Tone.…
That opens this Auto Smart Tone window, with five copies of this image.…The copy in the center, the large one, already…has an initial Auto Smart Tone correction applied to it.…To show you that, I'm going to go to…the before after toggle at the bottom of this window.…And I'll click toward the left side of that toggle.…That's how the image looked when we started.…Here's how it looks with…the slight auto correction that Auto Smart Tone applied to it.…Now, before I do a further correction to this image.…
- Importing photos from a hard drive or camera
- One-click editing with Instant Fix
- Making Quick Edits to color and lighting
- Adding effects in Quick Edit
- Straightening with content-aware fill
- Working with folders and files in the Organizer
- Keyword tagging
- Making albums
- Sharing photos via email or social media
Skill Level Beginner
1. Importing Photos to the Organizer
2. Simplified Photo Editing
3. Introduction to Expert Editing
4. Managing Photos in the Organizer
5. Sharing Your Photos
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