Chapter 13. Enhancing Photos

Enhancing Photos

Although the Quick Fix workspace allows you to make quick and easy edits to your photos, the Standard Edit workspace in Photoshop Elements offers a full line of powerful image editing tools. You can select the Standard Edit workspace from the Welcome screen or from within the Organizer. You can use the layers in this flexible workspace to adjust areas, crop with creative shapes, colorize, and more, and never alter your original image.

What Are Layers and Why Use Them? 164

Find Your Way Around the Layers Palette 166

Straighten a Crooked Photo 168

Add a Quick Colored Matte 170

Make a Creative Crop 172

Select an Area of a Photo ...

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