Millions of Americans own digital cameras. Millions of Americans also struggle with producing great quality photos from their digital cameras. With a "try this, then this" approach, Bad Pics Fixed Quick: How to Fix Lousy Digital Pictures is a clear, easy-to-follow instructional guide on how to turn your digital camera nightmares into nearly-flawless pictures that you're not afraid to print. The book's primary focus is on using Adobe Photoshop Elements software, but it does give you advice and tips that are applicable to any image editing software. You made a big investment when you purchased your digital camera. Make it a worthwhile one by learning how to get the most out of it with Bad Pics Fixed Quick!
I. HOW TO USE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS TO FIX YOUR PICTURES.
1. Making Quick Fixes with Photoshop Elements.
Select an Editing Mode.
Quick Fix Mode.
Navigate the Quick Fix Workspace.
Apply Quick Fix Operations.
Standard Edit Mode.
Navigate the Standard Edit Workspace.
Use Standard Edit Tools.
Use Elements's Palettes.
Work with Layers.
Before You Fix a Pic, Make a Copy.
2. How to Fix Only Chapter of a Picture.
Why You Don't Always Need to Fix Your Entire Picture.
Select a Squarish Area with the Rectangular Marquee Tool.
Select a Roundish Area with the Elliptical Marquee Tool.
Select an Area of Color with the Magic Wand Tool.
Select a Hard-Edged Area with the Magnetic Lasso Tool.
Select an Irregular-Shaped Area with the Lasso Tool.
Select Multiple Objects.
Soften the Border of Your Selection.
II. HOW TO FIX PICTURES THAT ARE TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL.
3. Zooming In on the Most Important Chapter of the Picture.
Why Some Pictures Need Cropping.
Perform a Freehand Crop with the Crop Tool.
Crop to a Specific Size.
How to Avoid Cropping.
4. Making Your Pictures Smaller for the Internet.
Why You Need Smaller Pictures Online.