Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing photos from your camera, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11.
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When you've finished a shoot or when the card in your camera is full and you…want to get photos off that memory card and into your computer, Elements can…do that job for you.…The Photo Downloader, which is part of Elements Organizer, can not only get…photos off your camera's memory card, at the same time it will import…information about those photos into Elements Organizer, combining a…two-step process into one.…The first step is to take the card out of your camera, attach a memory card…reader to your computer, and insert the camera's card into the card reader.…
When you do that, you sometimes see an AutoPlay window like this, on Windows.…On a Mac, iPhoto may open automatically and try to import your photos.…I recommend that you close windows and applications like that and let Elements…do the job for you instead.…So I'm going to close AutoPlay here, and I'm going to go back to my…Elements Organizer.…In the Organizer, I'll click the Import button and I'll choose to import From…Camera or Card Reader.…
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