Once you have mastered the basics, this is the book to further develop your skills to get professional results with this affordable software. Under Philips expert guidance you will be taken to the next level, far beyond Elements basic concepts and skills so you can achieve the optimum results from this powerful package.
Philip includes details on how to push Elements to its limits as well as how to manage the digital workflow in general, covering scanner and camera capture techniques, advanced image changes, how to produce darkroom techniques digitally, as well as graphics capabilities and explaining how they all fit together. You will learn how to fix common scanning problems; make the most of dodging and burning-in techniques; adjust images for changes in color balance; set up a color managed workflow and much, much more!
* Provides tips from the pros, to advance your Elements skills beyond the basics
* Step-by-step, highly illustrated, color tutorials show you what can be achieved
* Full coverage of the workflow involved, includes essential skills for digital cameras and web work
Philip Andrews, best-selling author and renowned photographer, shares his expert knowledge of Photoshop Elements 4.0 in this advanced guide, showing how outstanding results can be achieved using this affordable yet powerful software package. Ideal for those who have mastered the basics, as this illustrated color guide will stretch skills to get expert results. The associated website, www.adv-elements.com includes free downloadable images so new skills can be put into practice. Other Photoshop Elements titles published by Focal: Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0: a visual introduction to the program for those starting out in digital imaging; Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 A-Z: an alphabetical listing of the main features of Elements, with shortcut keys and techniques; Photoshop Elements 4.0 Maximum Performance: how to get the most out of the package, plus a DVD of stock images and QuickTime movie tutorials.
About the Author
Philip Andrews is Adobe Australia's official Photoshop and Elements Ambassador. He is an experienced photographer, author, magazine editor and online course creator. He was previously a lecturer at the Queensland School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Australia. He is a beta tester for Photoshop, an alpha tester for Photoshop Elements and a Photoshop specialist demonstrator for Adobe Australia. Philip is also co-founder of photo-college.com an online photography training college. He's a regular contributor to several magazines including ShutterBug, Amateur Photographer, Australian Photography and Better Photography, he is senior contributing editor for Better Digital, columnist for What Digital Camera and Co-editor of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine.