THE PAST FEW RELEASES OF ELEMENTS, whilst boasting many new features in each, have been subtle upgrades with little in the way of obvious changes. With Elements 11, however, came a major overhaul to the program, most prominent was the new-look user interface, of course. Here we’ll take a look at what’s been added to Elements in its twelfth incarnation. Not all of the additions have been featured as projects in the book, so I’ll give a brief overview of them in this section.
More content-aware tools
We’ve had the Content-aware Spot Healing tool since Elements 9; that’s great for repairing small areas of a photo. Elements 12 sees the introduction of some great new Content-aware tools:
Content-aware Move: this is ...