Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6.0 has been an indispensable image-editing software application for many years. You would like to familiarize yourself with image creation and editing using this software. Understanding the different tools and features available in Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6.0 will help you maximize your creative potential. In this course, you will use the tools and features of Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6.0 to enhance and share your photographs.
Course Objective: You will use the various features and techniques of Photoshop Elements to make photographs look professional.
Target Student: Targeted mostly at the amateur photographer who wants to do more with his images, but does not need the sophistication of a complete Photoshop application. Students who want to produce attractive pictures and sophisticated graphics for the web and print will also benefit from this course.
Prerequisites: Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions, such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows, of their computer's operating system. Students should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and others.
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Get started with the Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0 interface.
Transfer photos from various sources to the Adobe Photoshop Elements application.
Fix common flaws in photos.
Enhance photos by adding richness to the images using colors, text, and shapes.
Create the end product.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0
Topic 1A: Explore the Interface
Topic 1B: Obtain Help
Lesson 2: Transferring Photos
Topic 2A: Transfer Photos from a Digital Camera
Topic 2B: Transfer Photos from a Scanner
Topic 2C: Transfer Photos from Files and Folders
Topic 2D: Transfer Photos from a Mobile Phone
Lesson 3: Organizing Photos
Topic 3A: Group Photos into Albums and Stacks
Topic 3B: Organize Photos and Find Photos Using Keyword Tags
Topic 3C: Get Photos from PDF
Topic 3D: Create a Smart Album
Topic 3E: Search for Photos
Lesson 4: Correcting Photos
Topic 4A: Correct Camera Distortion
Topic 4B: Remove Red Eye
Topic 4C: Adjust the Color in a Photo
Topic 4D: Remove the Background in a Photo
Lesson 5: Enhancing Photos
Topic 5A: Change an Object's Color
Topic 5B: Apply Artistic Effects
Topic 5C: Add Text
Topic 5D: Crop Photos into Shapes
Topic 5E: Add Shapes
Lesson 6: Transforming Photos
Topic 6A: Create an Old-Fashioned Photo
Topic 6B: Restore a Faded Photo
Topic 6C: Merge Photos
Lesson 7: Creating the End Product
Topic 7A: Create a Slide Show
Topic 7B: Create a Photo Book
Topic 7C: Create an Online Gallery
Topic 7D: Create a Themed Photo Email
Topic 7E: Print Photos Appendix A: Rectifying Photos Using Adobe Photoshop Elements
Supplemental Lesson: Rectifying Photos
Topic 1A: Lighten Shadows
Topic 1B: Retouch Photos
Topic 1C: Sharpen Photos
Topic 1D: Defringe Photos
Appendix B: Creating Products
Supplemental Lesson: Creating Customized Products
Topic 1A: Burn Photos to a CD or DVD
Topic 1B: Create a Greeting Card
Topic 1C: Create a Photo Calendar