Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Making selective adjustments, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11.
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Sometimes you want to effect or correct just part of a photo and you can't do…that in Quick Edit mode using the Selection tools there.…To show you that I'll select this image in the Organizer and I will click Editor.…Here in the Editor I am working in Quick Edit mode.…And what I want to do is select the blue face of the statue and his crown.…I will leave these blue balls on the crown out of it.…So first I am going to zoom in, so I get a closer view.…And then with the Hand tool I'm going to click and drag so I can see everything…I want to select here.…
I might need to back off just a bit on the zoom.…Now I am going to go over to the toolbar and click on the Quick Selection tool,…and that displays the tool options for the Quick Selection tool and its…neighbor, the Selection Brush tool down in the tool Options.…I will start with the Quick Selection tool which will automatically select part…of an image based on the color and tone.…I will make sure that in this area I have the new selection icon enabled and…
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