Photoshop Elements 12 Essential Training

with Jan Kabili
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Photoshop Elements 12 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 6h 43m Beginner


In this course, author Jan Kabili introduces the photo organizing, editing, and sharing features of Adobe Photoshop Elements 12, the less expensive version of Photoshop that is ideal for casual photographers who want to achieve professional results. First, Jan covers importing, organizing, and finding photos with the Organizer. Then she explains how and when to use each of the editing workspaces—from Quick Edit to Expert Edit—and make color corrections, retouch blemishes, composite images, and more. The final chapter offers creative ways to share photos with Elements, including print projects like greeting cards, calendars, and books; email photos; and post them on Facebook and Flickr.

Topics include:
  • 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 automatically
  • Retouching photos of friends and family
  • Adjusting lighting and color
  • Working with layers and layer masks
  • Converting photos to black and white
  • Cropping and straightening photos
  • Adding text to photos
  • Working with raw photos
  • Making a slideshow
  • Ordering prints
Photoshop Elements


- [Voiceover] Hi everyone. This is Jan Kabili. Welcome to Photoshop Elements 12 Essential Training. In this course, I'll be covering the essentials of Photoshop Elements 12 from soup to nuts. We'll start with importing your photos to Elements Organizer. Then, we'll jump right in to how to edit your photos. I'll show you lots of techniques for making quick edits to your own photos. And then, we'll turn to more advanced techniques in Elements Expert Edit Workspace and in Camera Raw, which comes with Elements. From there, we'll turn to the other major portion of Elements, it's Organizer, where I'll be showing you ways to evaluate your photos, to organize them, and to find just the photos you're looking for.

We'll finish off with a look at how to share and print your photos. So, there's lots to cover, and I know you're eager to get started, as I am. So, let's jump into Photoshop Elements 12 Essential Training.

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