Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Resizing, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos .
Often times, you'll want to copy a digital photo that you've taken at a different…size than the original.…So you may need a particular size for a print you are going to make, and another…size to send by email.…I don't recommend that you upsize your photos from their original size, but you…certainly can downsize.…And here's how that's done.…The first thing I'm going to do with this photo is see how big it is.…So I'll come down to this small Document Information bar at the bottom of the…document window, and I'll click there.…And that brings up a small box that tells me the number of pixels in width and…height that make up this digital photo as I'm looking at it on the screen.…
When you're viewing photos on the screen, they're always made up of pixels.…A pixel is a small square of color information.…I can also see how large this image would print in inches--a different unit of…measurement--if I were to print it right now.…Right now we would print out at 18 inches wide x 12 inches tall.…And I can also see here the resolution, which means the number of total pixels…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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