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Photoshop® Elements 6 for Dummies® by Ted Padova, Barbara Obermeier

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Part 3. Selecting and Correcting Photos

Selecting and Correcting Photos

In This Part...

The wide array of editing features in Elements permits you to change, optimize, perfect, and combine images into composite designs. In this part, you discover how to select image content and then alter that content for a variety of purposes, such as correcting color, changing the appearance, and extracting the content so that you can introduce it in other photos. Because photos are composed of many thousands of tiny pixels, you need to develop some skill in selecting just the pixels you want to use for any given editing task.

In addition to describing how to create image selections, this part covers photo correction for image contrast and brightness; color correction; and color conversions from one color mode to another. Rarely will you encounter digital images that don't require some kind of correction. In the chapters ahead, you find out how to quickly master some powerful correction techniques.

Selecting and Correcting Photos

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