This full-color visual resource focuses on how to make the most of your digital camera and Photoshop Elements to produce better pictures than you thought possible. In this book you will learn how to correct the most common problems faced by digital camera owners. Also included are many tips and suggestions on how to take better pictures with your digital camera. The step-by-step procedures cover every aspect of digital photography and photo manipulation from how to scan in older photos to the best ways to print, email, or even set up your own personal web gallery. Follow full-color step-by-step instructions on how to enahnce or fix your digital photos Understand the best way to scan in and organize your existing photographs Get ideas for using your digital camera to take better pictures Learn how to use Elements to create professional looking photographsDiscover photo retouching secrets such as hot to remove wrinkles and pounds to create glamour shots Figure out how to take photos and stitch them together to create stunning panoramas
"This is my kind of book-straight to the point, without all the fluff, and the approach lets anybody turn right to the technique they want to learn, and get right to it, all without having to be an expert first. This book isn't for people who want to learn about Photoshop Elements, it's for people who want to start using it today. Dave does a great job of focusing on the areas of Elements people really want to learn, but he takes is a step farther and he "let's the Genie out of the bottle" by not dumbing down the content-he lets the reader unlock the real power of Elements and that's what sets his book apart. His section on creating your own panaramas is the best I've seen anywhere!" Scott Kelby, author of Down and Dirty Photoshop 7 and Editor-in- Chief of Photoshop User Magazine
"With enviable mastery of traditional & digital photography, Huss is abundantly qualified to present the photo editing techniques comprising Photoshop Elements 2.0: 50 Ways to Create Cool Pictures. His experience shows through in the book, which provides not only easy to understand tips and techniques, but also presents them in a beautiful, visually arresting way. A great book for anyone curious about how to use digital editing techniques and Photoshop Elements to bring a richness to their own photos."Kakul Srivastava, Photoshop Elements Product Manager, Adobe Systems, Inc.
"I breezed through Photoshop Elements 2.0: 50 Ways to Create Cool Pictures, thanks to Dave Huss's delightfully comfortable text and often stunning imagery. Step by step, he draws the new Photoshop Elements user into his armchair classroom with crystal-clear narrative, on-target photo examples, and an easy, logical style. Huss is a rare professional-a spirited creative with the energy and generosity of heart to pass along the skills he has so brilliantly mastered. "Alice Miller, Editor, Studio Photography & Design
"As a photographer for more than 25 years, Dave mixes his intellectual curiosity with an amazing eye[md]an eye for detail, light, texture, and, often, even a feel for the weather conditions that prevail. Dave finds abstraction in almost any subject before his lens and transforms the commonplace into eye-pleasing compositions that defy identification. In this book, Dave Huss attempts to bring understanding of these features to the reader with his friendly, often humorous style."Jim Patterson, Contributing Editor, Mac Design and Photoshop User magazines
"I love Dave's work. He is a magician of digital imagery consistently making the ordinary extraordinary."Stephanie Robey, President and Co-Founder, PhotoSpin, Inc.
"Dave's unique teaching style takes you by the hand and doesn't let go till the last page. His mastery of photography and digital techniques are complemented by his ability to make learning fun."Cliff Weems, Founder and CEO, Auto FX Software
"For years Dave Huss has been reviewing and writing about computer graphics software and hardware. His insight into the digital photo-editing world is useful for both novices and professionals alike. Hell, he can probably tell you a hundred different ways to remove red-eye from a photo."Skip Elsheimer, Tech Guy, Alien Skin Software
"Dave Huss brings a real-world, shoot-from-the-hip perspective to his writing. As an avid digital photographer, Dave blends this passion with his teaching and journalistic endeavors. His experiences are both genuine and comprehensive."Jon Maroney, Director of Business Development, Extensis, Inc.
"Dave Huss is both a masterful technician and talented artist who brings both of these talents to this latest work. His intricate knowledge of Photoshop Elements comes alive in these pages, and his digital images showcase his keen sense of what makes a picture great. This book delivers and offers the most casual observer the skills necessary to create extraordinary results."Arlen Bartsch, Executive Vice President, Hemera Technologies...Continua