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Photoshop Elements 9 for Beginners
Larry Becker
with Larry Becker
Join National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) Executive Director, Larry Becker, as he takes you through the finer points of Photoshop Elements 9, what makes it differ... READ MORE
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Photoshop Elements 9 for Beginners
lessons: 18 Course Lessons
duration: 2hr, 35min
published: 2011
watched: 391 Member Views
Photoshop Elements 9 for Beginners
with Larry Becker
Join National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) Executive Director, Larry Becker, as he takes you through the finer points of Photoshop Elements 9, what makes it different from regular Photoshop, and how to get the most out of it for your photography as you learn the basics of the program and how to use it in your photography workflow. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

Larry goes over what you will learn in this class

1min, 1sec
lesson 2: The Interface and Getting Around

Getting used to the Elements interface, finding tools, panels, and more.

7min, 20sec
lesson 3: Understanding Layers

Layers are the key to working in Photoshop Elements. Learn how to work on your photos within them.

13min, 59sec
lesson 4: Layer Properties and Capabilities

Digging deeper into Layers.

14min, 58sec
lesson 5: Saving Images and Understanding File Types

What those extensions like .psd, .png and .jpg mean and the difference between them.

4min, 33sec
lesson 6: Resolution and Image Size

Understanding resolution and image size is important when working with and sharing photos, especially online, and printing.

6min, 59sec
lesson 7: Auto Adjustments vs. Manual Adjustments

Adjustments are subjective. Learn about PS Elements' auto enhancements, then learn how to do some adjustments yourself.

7min, 51sec
lesson 8: More Manual Adjustment Controls

Dive deeper into manual adjustments.

9min, 43sec
lesson 9: Making Selections

Learn how to isolate elements of a photo and adjust only those areas.

12min, 40sec
lesson 10: Fixing Imperfections

Retouching photos 101

14min, 17sec
lesson 11: Cropping and Straightening Images

Auto and manual adjustments to fix composition and horizon lines.

5min, 47sec
lesson 12: Sharpening Images

A key workflow feature for all photo processing.

12min, 49sec
lesson 13: Adding Text

Using the Type Tool to add text on a new layer.

3min, 4sec
lesson 14: Adjusting Camera Raw Images

Working with raw files in Camera Raw

12min, 8sec
lesson 15: Organizer Basics

Organizing your images with Adobe Organizer

10min, 49sec
lesson 16: Printing

Prepping your image for print to make it look its best.

9min, 34sec
lesson 17: Shortcuts and Time Savers

Keyboard shortcuts to help you work faster.

7min, 7sec
lesson 18: Conclusion

Thank you for watching!

30 sec
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