Chapter 2

Start Adjusting Your Images in Photoshop Elements

In spite of the old saying, “The camera does not lie,” a camera has some distinct limitations that often keep it from showing the world as it is. All cameras are limited by the capabilities of the sensor, how the camera engineers designed internal processing, and the lens. Although the digital camera does a great job of capturing an image from the world, this image is not necessarily a correct interpretation of that world. Cameras have image-capture capabilities that meet the needs of a wide range of users, so the camera is rarely perfect for any one photographer.

That is where Photoshop Elements comes in. With most images, you need to spend a short time tweaking them so they accurately ...

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