Chapter 2

Start Adjusting Your Images in Photoshop Elements

A digital camera is an interesting bit of technology. It does a great job of capturing an image from the world, but this image is not necessarily a correct interpretation of that world. The camera is limited by the capabilities of its sensor, how the camera engineers have designed its internal processing, and its lens. The engineers must create 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 will need to spend some time tweaking them so they accurately reflect what you originally saw. In this chapter you learn some basic steps to get your ...

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