Photoshop Elements 15 for Beginners

Learn Photoshop Elements 15 with this video-guided course from Simon Sez IT

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If you're a keen photographer or just wish your photos were a little better then you might want to think about photo editing. Photoshop Elements 15 is the lighter, more affordable version of Photoshop. In this free online course learn skills such as editing images using tools such as Auto Smart Tone, Effects, Textures and Frames and the Quick Selection Tool. So start the course today and learn to make your pictures look amazing.
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    6-10 Hours
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  • Certification

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In this Photoshop Elements 15 for Beginners Course, you'll get a fantastic grounding in how Photoshop Elements works. The course begins by looking at how the Photoshop Elements Organizer works. You will then be introduced to the different ways of importing images into Photoshop Elements before moving onto editing photos and images.


From there the course looks at printing options in Photoshop Elements and also at some more intermediate techniques such as cropping, rotating, flipping and removing red eye. If you're looking for a simple, cost-effective way to edit your images then Photoshop Elements 15 could be the software for you. Learn to use it the right way in this detailed beginners course with video tutorials from software training experts SimonSezIT.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss about PSE preferences and how to set up PSE 15
  • Recognize essential Photoshop keyboard shortcuts
  • Identify how to import images into Photoshop Elements from a camera, files and folders and a scanner
  • Discuss all about the Organizer including the timeline and catalogues
  • Discuss about adding keywords and tags and saving your images in albums
  • Identify how to bulk import
  • Recognize how to backup Photoshop and restore deleted files
  • Discuss the Editor and how to change your preferences
  • Discuss editing images including Auto Smart Tone, Effects, Textures and Frames and the Quick Selection Tool
  • Identify how to remove red eye
  • Recognize how to print properly from Photoshop Elements
  • Discuss editing in expert mode including cropping, rotating and flipping and straightening images


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