Mark Galer, photographer, educator, and Official Adobe Ambassador and Abhijit Chattaraj, Commercial photographer and co-founder of Wishbone Studio.
Photography and digital imaging enthusiasts using Photoshop Elements who want to push the capabilities of the programme for advanced image editing without Photoshop.
* Get Photoshop-quality results with Elements-priced software
* Create stunning images using powerful, little-known techniques
* Companion website packed full of additional content; hours of tutorial movies, practise images and giving you even more content to show you how to push your skills to the limit!
Let Mark Galer guide you through the most powerful photo editing tools and techniques that Elements has to offer! A unique cominbtion of step-by-step projects, movie tutorials and sample images will have you creating stunning images in no time at all. Whether you want to enhance your images for maximum impact, optimize your photos for perfect print quality, or creating impressive, seamless montages, Maximum Performance will give you the skills and know-how to create professional quality results, enabling you get maximum performance from this credit crunch approved software.
The package is completed with an astonishingly supportive website packed with over 7 hours of movie tutorials, 100+ sample images, multimedia content and stock photography as well as automated actions to get even more out of the software.
Part 1: Optimize Projects: Crop and Correct; Levels; Camera RAW; Target Tones; Contrast; Hue and Saturation; Sharpening; Printing
Part 2: Enhance Projects: Depth of Field; Shafts of Light; Black and White; Toning; Character Portrait; Glamour Portrait; Motion Blur; Low Key; Channels
Part 3: Montage Projects: Creative Montage; Replacing a Sky; High Dynamic Range; Layer Blending; Displacement; Preserving Shadows; Photomerge; Hair Transplant
Jargon Buster; Keyboard Shortcuts
Companion Website: 7+ hours of movie tutorials; High resolution images; Camera RAW and 16 Bits/Channel files; Adobe presets; Maximum Performance Action files