This book (for Windows and Mac) breaks new ground by doing
something for digital photographers that's never been done
before–it cuts through the bull and shows exactly "how to do
it." It's not a bunch of theory; it doesn't challenge readers to
come up with their own settings or figure things out on their own.
Instead, it tells readers flat-out which settings to use, when to
use them, and why. This book gives the inside tips and tricks of
the trade for organizing, correcting, editing, sharpening,
retouching, and presenting photos like a pro. Readers will be
absolutely amazed at how easy and effective these techniques
are–once they know the secrets.
This book covers:
-The real secrets of how the pros retouch portraits
-How to color correct any photo without breaking a sweat
-How to use Camera Raw for processing not only RAW photos, but JPEGs and TIFFs, too!
-The sharpening techniques the pros really use
-How to deal with common digital camera image problems, including removing noise and avoiding halos
-The most requested photographic special effects
-All the brand new features of Elements 11, which offers better ways to manage photos, map images, share memories, use templates, and easily create pro-quality photographic effects
And the book's secret weapon: It also covers slick workarounds, cheats, and some fairly ingenious ways to replicate many Photoshop CS6 features from right within Elements 11.
-And much more!