In this video, author Chad Chelius shows you how to set up a watched folder that the Elements 15 Organizer will monitor for new images each time the program is launched. This is a great way to manage photos that you obtained in unconventional ways such as text, e-mail, or other methods as well.
- [Voiceover] Let's face it, not all of your photos…are gonna come from your camera or phone.…Often you'll want to manage photos…that you receive in various ways.…For example, I often receive photos…that friends text to me, or email to me,…or I may grab them from Facebook…or an online slideshow that someone shared with me.…In cases like these, how do you get them…into the Elements 15 Organizer…so you can find and manage these…along with all of your other photos?…That's where Watch folders can be extremely beneficial.…
Let's take a closer look.…Now I'm beginning this video in the Elements Organizer.…Now before I show you how to set up a Watch folder,…what I'm going to do is create a folder…that we can use as a Watch folder.…So I'm gonna go to my Finder in the case…of the Mac platform, you can go to the Windows Explorer,…and I'm gonna go to my Pictures folder,…and I'm gonna create a new folder in here,…and I'm gonna call this Files from friends.…So this is where I'm gonna store those images…that people send to me.…
- 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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