Organizing Photos with Adobe Photoshop Elements

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How to Convert Clipboard Data to Images in Photoshop Elements

You can convert whatever you copy to the Clipboard in Photoshop Elements 11 to an image. If you copy data from somewhere else — such as text in Office applications or objects in Office applications, illustration [more…]

How to Export Files from Photoshop Elements 11

When you open JPEG images and save back to a JPEG format, you’re adding file compression to the saved images. JPEG is a lossy file format, which means that you lose image data when you save in this format [more…]

How to Create a New Catalog in Photoshop Elements

A great option for dealing with large numbers of photos is to create separate catalogs in Photoshop Elements 11. If you have lots of pictures — perhaps numbering in the hundreds or even thousands — you [more…]

How to Change View Options in the Photoshop Elements Organizer

The View menu in the Photoshop Elements 11 Organizer is where you want to look for changing views and sorting images according to different preset views. [more…]

How to View Photos in a Slide Show in Photoshop Elements

To take an alternative view of your Organizer files in Photoshop Elements 11, you can see your pictures in a self-running slide show (in Full Screen view), complete with transition effects and background [more…]

How to Hide Files in Photoshop Elements 11

Photoshop Elements 11 offers a few ways to hide files so that you can keep your images organized and easy to find. With a simple menu command, you can mark selected files in the Organizer as [more…]

Create and View Keyword Tags in Photoshop Elements 11

Photoshop Elements 11 provides you with a great opportunity for organizing files, in the form of keyword tags. After you acquire your images in the Organizer, you can sort them and add keyword tags according [more…]

How to Add Photos to a Map with Photoshop Elements 11

In earlier versions of Photoshop Elements, it was easy to tag photos at map locations. In Elements 11, it’s easy, but quite frustrating if you don’t know how to tag your photos with map locations. [more…]

How to Create Albums in Photoshop Elements 11

In Photoshop Elements 11, to help avoid confusion between photo books and photo collages, the Albums pane has been moved from a panel in the Panel Bin to a pane in the Import panel. Look to the left side [more…]

How to Create Smart Albums in Photoshop Elements 11

What’s the difference between an album and a Smart Album in Photoshop Elements 11? Quite simply, an albumspecifically contains images you choose to add to your album. Any additional images with similar [more…]

How to Use Watch Folders in the Photoshop Elements Organizer

One easy way to get files into the Photoshop Elements Organizer window is to use Watch Folders. Watch Folders are folders that you can identify on your computer. Each time new photos are added to the Watch [more…]

PDF Readers, Devices, and Photoshop Elements 11

Whether you export images as slide shows, photos, or videos from Photoshop Elements 11, a PDF reader can be helpful. Obviously, if you export a slide show to PDF, you need a PDF reader, but some PDF viewers [more…]

The Photoshop Elements Organizer at a Glance

The Photoshop Elements Organizer enables you to tag photos, organize and annotate files, create versions and stacks, create photo albums, and perform other tasks so that you can quickly sort through large [more…]

Organize Groups of Images with Tags in Photoshop Elements 12

Photoshop Elements 12 provides you with a great opportunity for organizing files, in the form of tags. After you acquire your images in the Organizer, you can sort them and add tags according to the dates [more…]

How to Add Icons to Tags in Photoshop Elements 12

By default, Photoshop Elements 12 provides a set of icons displayed adjacent to all tag names. You can change the icon appearance to match a view similar to one of the photos you tag for a given keyword [more…]

How to Place Pictures on Maps with Photoshop Elements 12

You may take vacations to interesting places and want to sort photos according to the location where the photos were shot. With Photoshop Elements, you can easily place photos on geospatial maps. [more…]

Create Custom Tags in Photoshop Elements 12

Custom tags are those tags you create in the Tags panel. Photoshop Elements also offers you a number of preset tags that you can use to tag your photos; those are [more…]

Create Subcategories in Photoshop Elements 12

In Photoshop Elements 12, tags have been refined. Earlier versions of Elements offered a panel with tags listed in a linear order and non-grouped. With Elements 12, the Tags panel is divided into four [more…]

Create Albums and Rate Images in Photoshop Elements 12

With tags, you can organize files into categories and subcategories, which help keep your files neatly organized within a catalog. Photoshop Elements offers additional organizing control in the Albums [more…]

How to Add Rated Files to an Album in Photoshop Elements 12

You might want to rate images and then add all your images to an album in Photoshop Elements. First, you will create an album. Within the album, you can still choose to view your pictures according to [more…]

How to Use the Catalog Manager in Photoshop Elements 12

When you import files in the Photoshop Elements Organizer, all your files are saved automatically to a catalog. The files themselves aren’t really saved to the catalog; rather, links from the catalog to [more…]

How to Create a New Catalog in Photoshop Elements 12 Organizer

When you add files in the Photoshop Elements Organizer, they’re contained within a catalog. You can have a single catalog showing thumbnail images of your media or several catalogs that contain media organized [more…]

How to Use the Photo Bin in Photoshop Elements 14

The Photo Bin displays thumbnail views of all your open images in Photoshop Elements. You can immediately see a small image of all the pictures you have open at one time. You can also see thumbnail views [more…]

How to Organize Groups of Images with Tags in Photoshop Elements 14

Tags are a great way to organize your files in Photoshop Elements. After you acquire your images in the Organizer, you can tag images according to the dates when you took the pictures, the subject matter [more…]

How to Add People in the Photoshop Elements 14 Media Browser

For most people, the most enjoyable pictures you will use in Photoshop Elements are those of family and friends. You may take photos of landscapes and wonderful places, but quite often you’ll ask someone [more…]

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