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50. Photoshop Elements 12 – overview/opinion

Here we go again. I embrace some changes well, but I have resisted having to restart the instructions needed for updating this blog until today.  PSE 11 certainly was a wonderful upgrade from all the previous editions of this software. … Continue reading

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47. PSE 11: Automatic Download

For a faster download, you can skip the dialog box and preset preferences to download images as soon as you insert the memory card or attach camera, with no additional input from you. Open PSE 11 – Organizer From the … Continue reading

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10. Search For Images

Now you have categories, subcategories, and/or tagwords.  How do you use them to search?  You have two options and they both use a small rectangle located on the left under the words: File Edit Find.  To the left of this … Continue reading

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8. Keyword Tags – Get Specific

The last post organized your images into categories and subcategories.  Sometimes you may want to add specific words to pictures (in the metadata) that will help you find similar pictures that you have in separate categories.  For example I have … Continue reading

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7. Organize photos – Using Category and Subcategory

Be organized: it takes a little time now but it saves you time later. If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden Your photos will be classified … Continue reading

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6. Albums – Organize Photos

Organizing pictures (buzz word: images) into albums makes it easier to find what you want when you want it.  Even though you may select to put the photo in several categories, ie. name of person, vacation, portraits etc. NOTHING is … Continue reading

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5. Label Pictures – Using Stars

You can label/rate your pictures with stars to categorize them.  It’s as easy as clicking on the stars. Make sure you have a check mark in the box labeled Details (below the tool bar and to the right). Below this … Continue reading

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4. View and Rotate Pictures

Have the pictures you want to adjust pulled into the program.  You can do this with Ctrl+Shift+G or File >Get Photos and Videos >From files and folders. You can adjust the size of the thumbnail using the slider that is on … Continue reading

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