I don’t know how to do that, yet.
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If you’re an amateur or novice photographer with limited time and money and you don’t want to install plug-ins and change too many settings, there are three basic editing programs that are very popular for beginners to use. In fact, one of the very first steps most new photographers take is to check out Photoshop or a similar program.
Check out the programs on the following pages. We’ll show you how to use them.
Photoshop: Digital Image Editor for Pros
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Adobe’s free download of Photoshop is very popular and is designed to be extremely easy to use. Not to mention, it’s very powerful. It’s easy to learn, and beginners find it an easy-to-use program. The Photoshop program has four very popular editing modes, including the following:
* • **Basic:** This mode enables you to do the most basic editing tasks.
* • **Standard:** Most people use this mode for editing colors and colors.
* • **Crop:** This mode enables you to capture a small part of an image and crop it for use in another image.
* • **Image:** This mode enables you to create images from scratch — that is, you can create original images based on shapes, grids, or other elements from scratch.
The Photoshop program also has various options for measuring and cropping images.
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Figure 1-2 shows an image of a wooden sign. I opened the image in Photoshop and placed a grid over the image. Using the dotted line in the image and the Photoshop grid, I created a ruler so I could measure the height of the sign and crop it.
**Figure 1-2:** Measurements are easy to create in Photoshop and are used to create new images.
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So you have a wooden sign that you want to use in a photo of a train. But you need to turn it so it’s more readable. Check out Figure 1-3 for an example of how you can easily turn an image in Photoshop.
**Figure 1-3:** Use the tools in Photoshop to rotate, enlarge, or alter an image.
The easiest way to rotate the
Although it has the same name, Elements is not to be confused with Adobe Photo Shop Elements. They are two different software.
PhotoStory Elements is not part of the Adobe Creative Cloud.
The Image Processing folder is where all image processing functionality is located. The subfolders are, in sequence:
History: where you store the history of previously processed images
Magic Line: where you store the magic lines for any future images. You can edit these lines with the Line tool.
Prune: where you store the Prune tool’s preset settings
Replace: where you store the Replace tool’s preset settings
Revert: where you store Revert to old settings
RedEye: where you store the RedEye feature and RedEye settings
RedEye Editing: where you store the RedEye editing settings
Sharpening: where you store the Sharpening tool’s preset settings
Shadow and Tone
The Shadow and Tone folder is where all shadow and tone functions are located. The subfolders are, in sequence:
Correction: where you store the lens distortion correction settings.
Lens Correction: where you store the Lens Correction tool’s settings.
Spot Removal: where you store the Spot Removal tool’s settings.
White Balance: where you store the White Balance tool’s settings.
Color Matching: where you store the Color Matching tool’s settings.
Match Color: where you store the Match Color tool’s settings.
Match Hue: where you store the Match Hue tool’s settings.
The Lines folder is where all the line tools are located. The subfolders are, in sequence:
Curves: where you store the Curves tool’s settings.
Flood: where you store the Flood tool’s settings.
Grow: where you store the Grow tool’s settings.
Knead: where you store the Knead tool’s settings.
Paths: where you store the Paths tool’s settings.
PaintBrush: where you store the PaintBrush tool’s settings.
Paths: where you store the Paths tool’s settings.
Pathfinder: where you store the Pathfinder tool’s settings.
Shadow: where you store the Shadow tool’s settings.
Wet Watercolor: where you store the Wet Watercolor tool
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You can also use the Pen tool to draw an object or freehand.
The Pen tools are used to draw lines, arcs, rectangles, text, and hatch patterns. You can also apply effects to these lines and arcs.
You can quickly highlight objects on images using the Magic Wand Tool, which makes it easy to select areas on a picture.
The Magic Wand tool is very similar to the Quick Selection tool, but provides the option to select an area with a single click.
The Magic Wand tool is useful for selecting a specific area from an image with a single click.
You can also select objects by using other images as a guide. This can be used to copy objects or masks.
Use the Type tool to manipulate text on your pictures.
You can use the Type tool to create and edit text in your images.
The Pen tool and the Type tool often work in combination, allowing you to create type on a new image.
The Type tool allows you to manually insert text to a new image.
In addition to the image tools, the Photoshop Elements tools include six different filter effects.
You can use the Lasso Tool to create selections, then choose one of the filter effects from the Effects panel.
The Lasso Tool allows you to create selections and apply various effects.
You can use the Paint Bucket Tool to fill any color, like a brush, within a rectangular selection area.
The Paint Bucket Tool lets you paint within a selected area, such as the pixels you see when using the Select Pen Tool.
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The Brush tool lets you create custom brushes. You can choose from several types of brushes.
The Brush tool lets you create custom brushes. You can also choose from several different type of brushes to use.
In addition, you can draw custom shapes, like custom circles, polygons, or ellipses.
All types of brushes can be resized, rotated, and saved.
You can use the History panel to save, rename, and reuse brushes.
You can name your brushes using the History panel in Photoshop.
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You can use the Color Range tool to select colors in an image.
The Color Range tool lets you determine colors within an image that you can reuse
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