In this video, author Chad Chelius walks you through how to create a new catalog in the Elements 15 Organizer to organize photos in a logical manner. You'll also learn how to manage multiple catalogs and how to find the location of the catalog file on your computer.
- [Narrator] As you know, the catalog file keeps track…of the photos that you're managing using…the Elements 15 Organizer.…When you install Photoshop Elements, a catalog…is automatically created for you.…Photoshop Elements does, however, allow you to create…more than one catalog if you wish.…Now, why might you do this?…Well, many users might have photos they manage for work,…or a club or organization, in which case they may want to…keep those photos separate from their personal photos.…In this video, we're gonna create a new catalog…that will manage the exercise files used in this course.…
That way you can easily switch back to your own catalog…when you're done watching this course…without co-mingling your personal assets…with the ones that we're using in this course.…From here, I'm gonna click on the organizer button…to launch the Elements 15 Organizer.…Now the first thing we're gonna see, if you're opening this…for the first time, is that we have somewhat…of a secondary welcome screen, or little tutorial window,…
- 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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