See what’s new in the latest version of Adobe Photoshop Elements–including a retooled interface, improved selection tools, and fun artistic effects.
Getting Started with the Elements Organizer
This series walks you through the basics of Photoshop Elements’ Organizer (Windows-only).
For you Windows users, the Organizer is a powerful tool to keep track of your images for fast retrieval. Macintosh users, please refer to the videos on Adobe Bridge.
Getting the Organizer set up for your work-style can be tricky. Mike shows you some of the Organizer settings you can change and set up to make organizing your images easier from the beginning.
Mike shows you what to expect when importing your images directly from your camera. There are some settings you may want to change to get the organizatinal results you want.
Mike explains how to get your images imported into the Organizer from your hard drive or other storage media.
Now that you have your images imported into the Organizer, Mike explains how to use Keywords to categorize your images for easy retrieval later.
An additional grouping feature in Photohshop Elements is the use of Albums. Mike shows you how to create both regular and Smart Albums.
Now that you’ve imported and categorized all your images with keywords, now what? Mike shows you how to find your images in the Organizer using a variety of methods.
Mike continues his discussion of Finding in the Organizer. Learn how to search based on date ranges and more.
Sometimes your image needs a quick adjustment. The Organizer has some basic image adjustments you can use without having to go to the Editor. Mike walks you through these basic tools.
If you start sharing your images with others, you are likely to want to embed some additional information inside your image. Mike explains Metadata and its use when sharing your images.
Mike shows you some of the built-in features in Photoshop Elements that make sharing your work quick and easy. Make Albums; email your images; create slideshows, and more.
If you choose to use the Photoshop.com service from Adobe, this video gives you a brief overview of its offerings.
If you do a lot of sharing of images, Photoshop.com may be what you need to seamlessly sychronize your images from your desktop to your Photoshop.com account. Mike gives you an overview of this feature.