Chapter 1. The Basics

Before you start really working in Photoshop Elements, it’s good to take a look around the work area to familiarize yourself with the program’s tools and menus. The work area includes the document window, where you’ll view your images, along with many of the tools, menus, and panels you’ll use as you get better acquainted with the program.

Understanding the Work Area

The Photoshop Elements work area is designed like a well-organized workbench, making it easy ...

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