As a rule, professionals, students, and even non-techie folks should seek out premium Photoshop tutorial books that teach all aspects of the program.
Despite its name, Photoshop is an integrated whole, not a collection of individual programs. It has all you need to create quality images from scratch, whether you’re just starting out or have been in the graphics business for a while. Photoshop comes with an extensive assortment of tools, giving you everything you need to create effects, and then back them up with an array of features for retouching images and manipulating them for print, publication, and online media.
In addition to tools for raster graphics (which are the traditional computer graphics) such as vector graphics (as in the drawings you see in the sports and model illustration sections of this book), Photoshop enables you to apply all the effects, creating either computer-generated or painted artwork.
Adobe Photoshop Elements provides a more stripped-down version of Photoshop and is marketed to those who need or want to improve the quality of their images without paying top price for Photoshop and other pro-level programs.
Photoshop does much more than save your work when you’re done. Photoshop Elements isn’t as flexible, but it saves the images that you create, supports layers for image editing, and stores your files so you can make changes to later.
In addition to the basics of saving and viewing images (as described in Book III Chapter 3), you also get tools for retouching and adjusting color and tonality. You can add special effects to images. And you can work with other image editing programs that need to edit an image in Photoshop or Elements. Photoshop does this in cooperation with those programs.
Photoshop is quite a bit bigger than I can cover in this book, but even a quick and superficial glimpse of its tools and features can help with your image-editing quest.
Whether you are a beginner, or an experienced user looking for a replacement, Photoshop Elements is your tool for graphics editing.
At the time of writing, Photoshop Elements 11 is the latest version of Photoshop Elements.
How to install
You can download the trial version from Adobe. Read our guide to installing Elements if you need help.
Our guide to instaling Elements is also here.
There are 10 versions of Photoshop Elements (1-9, and 10) over the years. The numbers are linked to the version.
Photoshop Elements is available on all major operating systems, including Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Photoshop Elements is available on Mac, iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, iPod touch, and Android. It is also available for Windows PCs, tablets and mobile phones.
The Elements Suite version costs £52/$55/€59, but the Elements Tools is free. Pricing details for the various versions can be found here.
If you buy the Elements version, you also get the Elements Photo Pack and Elements Web Premium which can be found here.
What is Photoshop Elements?
Although the name may be familiar to many, Photoshop Elements isn’t the same as Photoshop. Photoshop Elements is a smaller version of the full version, but contains most of the features of the pro version.
As a result, it may look quite similar to Photoshop, but it is more suited to hobbyists, newcomers, and beginners.
Want to learn how to use Photoshop Elements? Check out our
How much will I need?
If you want to compare the prices of all the major graphics editing software, Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 currently costs £52/$55/€59.
If you want to work offline, you’ll need a minimum of 1GB.
The software will work on a wide range of devices including laptops, desktop PCs, tablets and smartphones.
The Elements Suite should be fine for beginners.
Elements 10 vs Elements 11
The last major version of Photoshop Elements was 10. It was released in November 2018 and brought with it a lot of changes.
Elements 11 is a minor update and, as the latest version, has much of the same features of previous versions.
This page will help you compare the features of the two versions.
Elements 11 Release notes
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Taking it to the bank
On Sunday, Jonathon Samuel took a book to the bank to cash. He was told it was counterfeit.
This was not his first such experience. “It’s happened three times,” said the 40-year-old graphic designer who works for a bank in Sydney, Australia. “I’m fed up with it.”
He decided to take a different approach. On Tuesday, he created a fake PayPal account, cashed the book and returned it to the bank.
“It’s not about the book, it’s about changing the bank’s policy,” Samuel said. “I don’t really like the fact that they’re getting used and that they’re making easy money.”
He said the real problem is he’s pretty sure the bank used a photocopier to make his book’s signature.
“If they don’t have enough accounts to make photocopies to use as signatures, or if someone has stolen an account, I think they should have to change their business practice,” he said. “Obviously, they have the right to refuse a book, but they should also be refusing photocopied books.”
“I’m pretty sure they have a policy of photocopying banknotes,” Samuel said. “A photocopy would be the least of my worries.”Q:
Is it allowed to ask about encryption algorithm or interpretation of a cryptographic algorithm?
This question is about cryptography. But is it allowed to ask about the interpretation of an encryption algorithm?
For example, this question: If I take the standard AES implementation in C#, decode the bytes of the ciphertext using a lookup table, and then do the same operation using a lookup table and the decrypted ciphertext, what are the differences?
I think the question is valid because it makes the question more interesting and on-topic, and also it will stimulate different and possibly better answers, and is based on the the on-topic question about encryption algorithms. But it is also opinion-based, which is bad for SE.
I think it is appropriate.
The best answer will be an extensive explanation of the differences.
An answer that merely says “it is good
OS: Windows 10 (64 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 Service Pack 1
CPU: Dual-Core or higher (2 threads)
GPU: DirectX 11 Compatible GPU with 1GB VRAM (if you plan on using VR)
RAM: 4GB or higher
HDD: 8GB or higher
Sound: DirectX compatible sound card and drivers