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Photoshop Elements 2 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Christopher Dahl, Craig Hoeschen

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Chapter 2. Creating and Managing Images

One of the first things you’ll be doing in Photoshop Elements is setting up your image. This involves creating a new file (or importing a photo or image from a digital camera, camcorder, or scanner), setting its dimensions and size, and arranging it on your desktop in a way that works best for you. Photoshop Elements can seem a little overwhelming at first, presenting you with almost too many settings choices when you first start working on an image. While you’re welcome to adjust your image’s resolution and print size to your heart’s desire, you can also choose to skip this information for now if you just want to start correcting or retouching your photos. That’s the beauty of Photoshop Elements. It offers ...

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