Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Making simple photo corrections, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 10.
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The quickest way to fix common photo problems is right here in the Organizer,…using the automatic Photo Fix buttons.…If you're working with a snapshot, and you want to make it look better without…bothering to take it into the editor, give Photo Fix a try.…I'll start by selecting the photo I want to correct here in the Media Browser.…This photo has an orange color cast, and it could also use and correction to…contrast, which is the difference between the brightest and the darkest tones in an image.…I'll move over to the column on the right, and I'll click right on the Fix tab to…reveal the Photo Fix Options.…
The first button here, Auto Smart Fix, is sometimes all you need.…Auto Smart Fix tries to fix all the common problems of lighting and color at once.…I'll click that button, and here's the result on this photo.…I actually don't really like what Auto Smart Fix did to this photo.…Now the image has a color cast, but it's a bluish color cast.…So I'd like to try out some of the other Photo Fix options instead.…
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