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This blog is designed to enrich the world of digital photography by expanding the creative potential allowed in Photoshop programs. Shoot - that sounds like fun!

63. PSE 12 – Keyboard “Must Know” for Workflow

Although icons can make some tasks as simple as pressing a button, sometimes the keyboard is still faster or easier.  While in the Expert Tab section of the Editor you have many button/ icons and I use almost all.  Below … Continue reading

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62. PSE 12 – File Formats

A brief overview of file formats generally used with images. JPEG is used in the majority of the camera that are not SLR cameras.  The SLR cameras have the option to use this file format and the RAW file format. … Continue reading

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61. PSE 12 – Leave the Original Image Intact

To insure that your pictures are protected , you create a copy of the image BEFORE you work on it.  It’s not as scary as that seems.  If you begin working on an image you will not alter its contents … Continue reading

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60. PSE 12 – Events View

Another way to organize photos is to put them in groups by the event.  (Post to be continued later this week…)

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59. PSE 12 – Places View

Images can be pinpointed on a map using GPS or the internet.  (This post will be completed soon…)

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58. PSE 12 – People View

Images with people can be tagged and stacked for easy viewing and retrieval.  First we will get the Organizer activated, then we will begin tagging images.  Once you do this routinely, finding images of the same person across many albums … Continue reading

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57. PSE 12 – Instant Fix in Organizer

While still in the Organizer you can do some quick editing using the “Instant Fix” button at the bottom of the screen.  Once you click it a side panel on the right appears.  You have some automatic choices: contrast, red … Continue reading

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56. PSE 12 – To Stack or Not To Stack Your Images

Digital photography is free! At least it doesn’t cost more to take pictures, lots of pictures. Now to organize this collection of images taken from every angle.  You can organize your pictures that are similar into a stack (and release … Continue reading

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55. PSE 12 – Organizer: Using the Interface

You have imported images (Blog #52).  Now it’s time to view images in the Organizer. I like to have the folder tree on the left and images in the grey square on the right.  If you do not see this, … Continue reading

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54. PSE 12 – Create Albums

Besides the folders you usually use to organize images, PSE 12 has a section to make additional albums.  This is in the panel to the left of All Media (if panel isn’t showing, look to the lower left – button: Show … Continue reading

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