Versions 3.0 heralded a completely new approach to editing photos within Photoshop Elements. Whereas in previous editions all actions were centered upon the tools and features in the Full Edit workspace, the recent versions of the program provide the digital photographer with several different levels of editing.

The options can be grouped around three different approaches to the task:

  • Automatic,

  • Semi-automatic and

  • Manual.

Automatic Editing

The simplest tools are almost always fully automatic with the user having little control over the final ...

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