Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

with Jan Kabili
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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 8h 50m Beginner


Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training highlights the important features of this comprehensive image organization and photo enhancement application. Photographer Jan Kabili shows how to use Photoshop Elements to organize and edit photos, build photos into projects like slideshows and photo books, and share photos with family and friends. Jan explains how to train Photoshop Elements 8 to recognize and tag faces, use the Smart Brush for targeted adjustments, and share photos using Adobe's online service, She also dives deep into the application's editing tools, which rival those of the full product, Photoshop, in their ability to take snapshots and turn them into great photos. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Finding photos by keywords, tags, and ratings
  • Mapping photos
  • Applying Photomerge Exposure in Guided Edit
  • Adding adjustment layers to correct a photo's tone and color
  • Reducing digital noise in photos
  • Creating a photo slideshow with audio and transitions
  • Preparing photos for the web
Photoshop Elements


(upbeat music) - [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Jan Kabili, photographer and senior trainer at and this is Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training. Photoshop Elements 8 is a great application to organize, edit, build special projects, and share your photos. This new version of Photoshop Elements has some exciting enhancements, including people recognition, to automatically tag familiar faces in your photos, and photo merge exposure, to take the best from a number of shots to create a well exposed final image.

I'll show you how to use the spark brush tool, so you can paint in small adjustments. I'll teach you how to correct your photos by applying a shadow's highlights adjustment, adjusting tone and color, and sharpening images for a crisp finish. I'll even cover how to share your photos, as single images, and as photo slideshows, and photo books. So whether you're new to photography or just looking for a single application that will allow you to organize, enhance and share your photographs, Photoshop Elements could be just the application you're looking for.

So if you are ready, let's get started with Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training.

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