Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Touring the Organizer, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11.
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The more photos you shoot, the harder it is to keep track of them all and to…find a particular photo that you are looking for.…That's where the Organizer can really help you out if you make use of the photo…management features in the Organizer, like Albums, and Keywords, and organizing…by People, Places, and Events, all of which we'll look at in this chapter.…As I explained at the beginning of the course, the Organizer displays the…contents of the active catalog which is a database that contains information…about the photos and other media files that you brought into that catalog.…
Here I'm in the exercise files catalog that I have been using throughout the course so far.…The Organizer has four views, each of which you can access from these tabs at…the top of the Organizer.…The default view is the Media view.…The Media view will give you access to all the files in the catalog.…To see all the files in this exercise files catalog in Media view, I'll click…this All Media button.…This displays a small copy or a thumbnail of each photo that I have included in…
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