Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing photos from a computer, part of Learning Photoshop Elements 10.
You've probably got lots of digital photos already on your computer or…on external drives.…This movie covers how to bring your existing personal photos in into…Elements Organizer.…There are no exercise files for this movie;…instead, work with a few of your own photos to get a sense of what I'm doing with mine.…The good news is that Elements can manage photos on external media, as well as…those on your computer.…So you can leave your existing photos wherever you currently keep them;…on your computer, on external hard drives, or even on DVDs.…
You probably already have some sort of hierarchy of folders set up to organize…your photos, and you don't have to change that either.…The Organizer will keep track of your photos inside whatever folders and…subfolders you normally use.…But I do recommend that you take some time before bringing existing photos into…the Organizer to just tidy up your folder system.…So I'm here in My Pictures folder, where I've got some loose photos to do just that.…I've been meaning to put these loose photos into folders, and to give those…
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