Adobe Photoshop Elements 8: Maximum Performance. Unleash the by Mark Galer

By Mark Galer

Using a special mixture of step-by-step tasks, motion picture tutorials and pattern photos, Mark Galer courses the reader throughout the strongest picture enhancing instruments that parts has to offer. Discussing and demonstrating the abilities and know-how to create professional-quality effects with this budget-priced software program. even if optimizing images for printing, improving pictures for max impression, or developing awesome, seamless montages, this booklet will permit any aspiring electronic specialist to get the utmost functionality from the credits crunch authorized software.

The package deal is complted with an astonishingly entire DVD filled with over 7 hours of motion picture tutorials, a hundred+ pattern photos, a inventory photograph gallery in addition to automatic activities to get much more out of the software.

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Zoom in to 100% and focus your attention on the front of the tram (the brightest highlight in the image). 5 and 1 stop). To remove all of the clipping you will need to employ the help of the Recovery slider. 49 Part 1: Optimize 3. The shadow clipping can be removed by raising the Fill Light slider to +35 and lowering the Blacks slider to +2. Normally I would try to recover any shadow clipping using only the Fill Light slider (if the file was captured at low ISO) but raising the Fill Light slider too high can compromise the quality of the shadows (hence the limit of +35 Fill Light and the reduction of the Blacks slider).

As we want both files pin-registered we do not need this ability. Right-click on the layer and select Simplify Layer from the context menu. 6. Select the Quick Selection tool in the Tools panel and check the Auto Enhance option in the Options bar. Click and drag the tool across the sky, being careful not to dip below the horizon line or rocks. The Quick Selection tool may not be that quick when working with high-resolution files but the quality is very good when it gets there. 40 Project 2: Localized Adjustments 7.

A more pleasing result can be achieved in this instance if the file is opened in the main editing space and the Shadows/Highlights adjustment feature is used instead (go to Enhance > Adjust Lighting > Shadows/Highlights). 20 Project 1: Adobe Camera Raw Image of Melissa Zappa courtesy of Victoria Verdon-Roe 7. Gamut control and white balance In Image 07_Gamut much of the clipping warning you see when you first open the image is due to colors that are out-of-gamut rather than any luminance clipping.

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