In this video, author Chad Chelius talks about the importance of making a backup of your catalog and photos for safe keeping. He'll walk you through the process of backing up the catalog and the photos as well as best practices for where to physically save those backups.
- [Instructor] The Elements 15 catalog,…or even catalogs, is the brains of the operation.…It keeps track of file location, key words,…and a lot of other meta data that is imperative…to locating the photos that Elements Organizer is managing.…If something happens to this catalog,…all of that hard work that you've spent…adding useful information to your photos,…could be all for not.…So let me show you how to backup your catalog…in the event that disaster strikes in your computing world.…Now, to reiterate, if you wanna know…where your catalog lives, you can come up here…to this help menu and you could choose system info.…
And you can see that right here, it's gonna show you…where your catalog lives on your hard-drive.…So I'm just gonna go ahead and click ok here.…And if you wanna backup your catalog,…you do this by coming up here to the file menu…and choosing backup catalog.…Now in the backup catalog to hard-drive dialogue box,…you have two options here.…You can do a full backup or incremental backup.…The incremental backup is only gonna work…
- Importing photos from a camera, computer, or iPhoto library
- Adding keyword tags and ratings to photos
- Automatically tagging people
- Organizing photos into albums
- Renaming and moving photos
- Correcting common photo problems
- Retouching photos of friends and family
- Adjusting lighting and color
- Working with layers
- Converting photos to black and white
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Adding text to photos
- Working with raw photos
- Making a slideshow
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Familiar with Photoshop Elements 15
The Welcome Screen2m 56s
2. Working with the Elements Organizer
3. Managing Photos in the Elements Organizer
4. Sharing Photos in the Elements Organizer
Emailing your photos3m 15s
5. The Photoshop Elements Editor
6. Photoshop Elements Guided Edits
7. Photoshop Elements Expert Mode
8. Working with Layers
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