Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 12

with Jan Kabili
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Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 12
Video duration: 0s 2h 5m Beginner


Join photographer and teacher Jan Kabili as she introduces the photo organizing, editing, and sharing features of Adobe Photoshop Elements 12. This course begins with a look at Elements Organizer, a workspace that makes it easier than ever to import photos. Next, Jan explores the photo-enhancement features in the Quick Edit workspace, from correcting color and lighting to quick retouching. Then graduate to the Expert Edit view, which provides tools for selecting portions of images, compositing multiple images, straightening crooked photos, and more. Last, Jan returns to the Organizer to show you how to tag photos with keywords and create albums, and introduces Elements 12's features for emailing photos and sharing them on Twitter.

Topics include:
  • Importing photos from a hard drive or camera
  • One-click editing with Instant Fix
  • Making Quick Edits to color and lighting
  • Adding effects in Quick Edit
  • Straightening with content-aware fill
  • Retouching
  • Working with folders and files in the Organizer
  • Keyword tagging
  • Making albums
  • Sharing photos via email or social media
Photoshop Elements


- Hi, everyone, I'm Jan Kabili, your instructor for Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 12. In this streamlined course, I'm going to focus on just what you need to know to get started editing, organizing and sharing your photos with Photoshop Elements 12. This course is for you if you're a new Elements user or if you've been using Elements for awhile and you want a refresher on the most important techniques and features in Photoshop Elements 12. I'll start by showing you how to import your photos into Elements organizer and then we'll focus in on simplified photo editing techniques, in the editor, and in the organizer.

I'll introduce you to the full featured Expert Edit workspace and then we'll turn to the organizer where I'll show you some useful techniques for organizing and finding your photos, and finally, we'll look at a couple of ways that you can share your photos directly from Elements by e-mail and to social media sites like Twitter. I think you're going to find this streamlined approach to Photoshop Elements very useful, so let's get started with Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 12.

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