Practical Photoshop Elements

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In this class, Lesa leads you on a journey through the most practical and non-destructive editing techniques in Photoshop Elements. Learn the truth about resolution, how to resize images without quality loss, discover the basics of layers and layer masks, how to create gorgeous grayscales, delicious duotones, festive frames, how to zap backgrounds, fix stubborn red-eye, and more!

Lesson 1 : What is Resolution? AKA Brown Sugar
Lesson 2 : Resizing An Image For Print
Lesson 3 : Resizing An Image For Email Or Posting On The Web
Lesson 4 : Cropping and Resizing
Lesson 5 : Resizing a Web Image For Print
Lesson 6 : Classic Black Photo Border
Lesson 7 : Layers 101: Building a Stacked Paper Background
Lesson 8 : Layer Masks 101: Placing Text Behind An Object
Lesson 9 : Placing A Photo Within Text
Lesson 10 : Fading One Image Into Another
Lesson 11 : Portrait Popper
Lesson 12 : Rounding The Edges Of A Photo
Lesson 13 : Changing The Color Of An Object
Lesson 14 : Erasing The Background Of An Image
Lesson 15 : Isolating Frizzy Hair
Lesson 16 : Converting A Color Photo To Black And White
Lesson 17 : Partial Color
Lesson 18 : Colorizing Grayscale
Lesson 19 : Adding A Color Tint
Lesson 20 : Color Correction and Casts
Lesson 21 : Fixing Stubborn Red-Eye
Lesson 22 : Festive Frames
Lesson 23 : Conclusion

Lesa Snider | Author of Adobe's Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book

Lesa Snider

Lesa Snider is the author of Adobe Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC for Photographers: Classroom in a Book (2016), Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual, Photos for Mac and iOS: The Missing Manual, ebooks, and over 40 video courses. She also writes a weekly column for and features for Lesa is an avid photographer and specializes in Muay Thai martial arts.

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