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Introducing Photoshop Elements 9

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  Issue: November/December 2010 (V7N6)

Adobe has released a new version of its low-cost editing suite. We take you on a tour of the most noteable new features–including the long-awaited arrival of layer masks.


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9 Replies to Introducing Photoshop Elements 9:


    January 27, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    I get great use out the videos and PDF tutorials. My latest system of use with the PDF files is to download them to my newly acquired KINDLE, rather than printing them. I expect the savings in ink and paper purchases to pay for the KINDLE.
    However, the way the information is jumbled up makes it difficult to read. Perhaps, future PDFs could be written in a straight forward manner.

  2. Dan

    March 15, 2011 at 7:38 am

    Elements techniques is extremely handy to have. Great tutorials and great source for ideas when trying to be creative with photography.

  3. Irene

    May 28, 2011 at 5:45 pm

    I wish you had an index of all your tutorials to make it easier to find what I want.

  4. Robert

    May 29, 2011 at 9:48 am

    Mastering even a fraction of the Photoshop Elements program is a challenge. I’m giving it a shot.

  5. Roy

    June 11, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    I’m still using elements 7, but ready to upgrade. Although since I have been using 7 I have had problems with share. Before 7 I could send pictures with no problem with my Yahoo web mail. Since using 7 all email is sent using Microsoft Outlook. Is there a setting to change this, I have not found one.

    Also when entering a new contact it does not remain in the Elements contact list. I have to reenter each time I send a picture. Because of these problems share is of little use to me.

    Any suggestions.


    June 18, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    I just installed Elements 9 and have it configured to my liking but I’m stymied on how to minimize an open image in the workspace to the project bin.

  7. Darlene

    June 25, 2011 at 10:47 am

    I have been using Elements 9 since it came out, so mainly the basics. I’m excited to learn as much as I can to improve my photos.

  8. JOHN

    July 17, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    Which video will explain how to use text with the gradient and drop shadows? Thank you.

    • Louis

      July 31, 2011 at 7:07 pm

      Just finish the entire book PSE 9 CLASSROOM IN ABOOK. Ejoyed greatly and learned a lot. Had areas of trouble could not get the lesson guided edit OUT OF BOUNDS page 192 to work and the Gradient layer mask never worked as suggested in book. However was able to get out of bound to work following Diana Day procedure. could not get her article on gradient toool to work either.

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