Chapter 1

Organize and Prepare Photos for Processing

Photoshop Elements 8 is the latest version of this excellent program for working with photographs on the computer. Photoshop Elements may be Photoshop's smaller sibling, but it is no second-rate program. Photoshop Elements uses the same processing engine that Photoshop uses to make your work with photos efficient and effective — but it is simpler and directly geared to photographers. And for the first time in many versions, the latest Mac and Windows versions of Photoshop Elements are the same. Everything in this book works the same with either platform except for occasional keyboard commands.

Photoshop Elements is a complete program that enables you to import images, organize them, and sort ...

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