Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing photos from your computer, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11.
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You probably have lots of digital photos from past shoots already.…Elements can organize and keep track of those existing photos whether they are…located on your computers internal drive or on an external drive.…In this movie, I'll show you how to bring into an Elements catalog, information…about existing photos.…The steps I'll show you here are similar to those that we used in the last movie…to import the exercise files for this course.…But I want to make sure you know how to do this with your own photos too.…Here, I've got my personal catalog open, and as you can see I've already…imported some photos.…
I'd like to import some more, but before I do import existing photos into an…Elements catalog, I take the time to organize them outside of Elements in my…file system, and that will make them easier to handle here in the organizer,…where they'll appear over here in My Folders area.…So, I'm going to go out to my hard drive and here you can see that in my…Pictures library, I have a folder called my photos, and inside that folder, I…
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