Understanding image editing
To understand Photoshop is to understand that the end product of the tools used is, of course, a digital file. Each time you use one of the tools and choose one of the options, a new file is made. For example, you could use the Curves adjustment tool to change the midtones of the photo and then use the Image > Mode command to choose Grayscale. Your computer then makes a new file with the original image in grayscale mode.
If you want to change the color on a specific part of the image, you can use the Clone Stamp tool, where you use a fresh spot on the image that looks like the section you want to change. In the previous example, you could choose to use a portion of the photo as the area you want to clone.
In addition to using the tools, the image’s size and resolution come into play. You can change the image resolution by cropping the image to a smaller size, in which case the detail and size of the image remain the same, or you can change the image’s resolution by resizing it, in which case the size is also modified. In this book, I generally show you how to use Photoshop for small-scale tasks, such as correcting stray hairs and smudging, and I show the results at a 100 percent size.
5 features to know for Photoshop Elements
1. It creates two versions of an image
You’ve got full control over your image. You can edit it, save it and have it edited, and re-edit it again. But, the good news is, you have the option to save your image in two different formats, both of which are JPEG — which are smaller and therefore have a shorter file size. You can choose between.psd and.jpeg as file formats.
2. The design of your image can be tested
You can select different aspects of your image, so that you can view them with different settings. This lets you see the results before you really commit yourself to the final image.
3. Selectively apply different filters to your image
Photoshop Elements supports a large number of creative filters. You can easily control the amount of blur, saturation and contrast, and apply up to eight different filters to your image.
4. You can edit and crop your photos
Edit and crop your photos right from the program.
5. It’s simple to work with online photos
When using Photoshop Elements, online images are automatically saved in your local computer, so that you can work with them there.
Your data and files are safe
Depending on how you access the internet, you may face issues with file size. Since you can save images as JPEGs from your computer, you can at least control what is saved locally.
The online feature lets you access the Internet directly from your editing program. The files are automatically saved in your computer.
Your data is secured
Online, you can access files. That means you can work on images when they are already online. Online, also means that you can save images anywhere on the Internet.
The program automatically stores your online images in your local folder.
Downloading the software
If you want the software for free, you can download it from www.adobe.com/products/photoshop. You can also download Photoshop Elements 12, which is the newest version of the software and will run on both Mac and Windows.
You can also download a 60-day trial version. This means that if you do not like the software, you can give it a second try.
Steps to install Photoshop Elements
1. Make sure you have the Adobe Creative Cloud available.
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The range comes from the joint venture between Dyson, a household name for UK appliances and know-how, and Qualcomm, which produces top-of-the-line processors for smartphones, laptops and tablets.
Built for the cloud
Essential Home is designed to act as the intelligent hub of the home. It can function as a platform for all of its smart devices with apps from Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Amazon, and more.
From its different rooms, it will tell you what’s going on. “We’ve got a screen in our living room. We can see what’s going on in our bedroom, whether our washing machine is finished or not. We get notifications from the back end”
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It is what Dyson’s director of innovation, James Houdini, calls “the heart of the home”.
While the Essential Home is a beautiful space, Dyson and Qualcomm are pushing technology first. “Being the first thing you see when you walk into someone’s home, it could be the thing that motivates you to buy the product you are looking at,” said Nicholas Hawkins, director of product innovation at Qualcomm.
Interactivity at the heart of smart home design
The first Essential Home not only has seven Dyson bladeless digital fans which were a highlight of the launch, but also opens up to let you control other devices, appliances and music, directly from the device.
“We designed a lot of space in the bottom floor to make it interact with other things,” says Houdini. “We want to remove the excess tech and make sure that’s where people focus on the products and technology.”
But it’s not just tech consumers will need to focus on. If the IoT is to become widespread in the UK, we need consumers to buy more smart devices – and it needs to be convenient to do so.
We’re excited to be partnering with manufacturers to offer new technologies that make it more seamless for consumers to connect with their home appliances and wearables,” said
Windows XP or Windows Vista
Intel Pentium 4 CPU with 2.8 GHz clock speed or faster
4 GB RAM minimum
8 GB RAM recommended (more for optional features)
Graphics card, VGA compatible, with 256 MB of memory
DirectX 9.0c compatible video card, with 256 MB of VRAM
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