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Photoshop Elements 2022 For Dummies

Published: November 24, 2021

Overview

Make your photos pop without any visual design or editing experience

With cameras on every phone, we've all got more photos than we know what to do with. But what if you could optimize and beautify every snap you take, regardless of the lighting or background? What if you could turn every shot of your adorable baby or a serene sunset into a stunning work of art? Photoshop Elements 2022 For Dummies is the key to making that happen.

This handy, step-by-step guide walks you through every aspect of using Photoshop Elements—the intuitive and accessible cousin of the more complex Photoshop—to make your next picture the best one you've ever taken.

Don't have any graphic design experience? Don't worry! This handbook is written specifically for everyday, busy people who want to learn Photoshop Element's photo editing tools without wading through complicated jargon or confusing instructions. In no time flat, you'll be fixing red eye, enhancing contrast and colors, and adding artistic flair to photos people can't help but enjoy and share.

  • Get a handle on the most basic Photoshop Elements features before moving on to more advanced walkthroughs that will have you editing like a pro
  • Figure out how to build, manipulate, and alter layers so you can change one part of a picture without altering the whole thing
  • Make tiny adjustments—like fixing glare—or fundamental changes—like switching backgrounds—with the click of a mouse

So, get ready for more social media "Likes" than you know what to do with. You're about to turn your photos into something truly special.

Make your photos pop without any visual design or editing experience

With cameras on every phone, we've all got more photos than we know what to do with. But what if you could optimize and beautify every snap you take, regardless of the lighting or background? What if you could turn every shot of your adorable baby or a serene sunset into a stunning work of art? Photoshop Elements 2022 For Dummies is the key to making that happen.

This handy, step-by-step guide walks you through every aspect of using Photoshop Elements—the intuitive and accessible cousin of the more complex Photoshop—to make your next picture the best one you've ever taken.

Don't have any graphic design experience? Don't worry! This handbook is written specifically for everyday, busy people who want to learn Photoshop Element's

photo editing tools without wading through complicated jargon or confusing instructions. In no time flat, you'll be fixing red eye, enhancing contrast and colors, and adding artistic flair to photos people can't help but enjoy and share.
  • Get a handle on the most basic Photoshop Elements features before moving on to more advanced walkthroughs that will have you editing like a pro
  • Figure out how to build, manipulate, and alter layers so you can change one part of a picture without altering the whole thing
  • Make tiny adjustments—like fixing glare—or fundamental changes—like switching backgrounds—with the click of a mouse

So, get ready for more social media "Likes" than you know what to do with. You're about to turn your photos into something truly special.

Photoshop Elements 2022 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

As you edit images in Photoshop Elements, you need to know your way around the editor workspace and the tools panel — especially the selection tools. Check out the visual reference to the photo editor and the tools panel keyboard shortcuts, as well as the table of Photoshop Elements selection tricks. Having these references by your side will help you edit images in Elements quickly and easily.