Photoshop Elements is a more accessible version of Adobe's flagship product, Photoshop. Elements is geared to business users, students, and home users who nonetheless want professional-looking images for their print and Web projects. Topics covered in the book include capturing and editing photos from traditional or digital cameras, correcting color, working with layers, erasing backgrounds and creating photo-illustrations, editing Web graphics, and simulating print and drawing techniques. Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements in 24 Hours is an easily accessible tutorial that uses a friendly, conversational writing style to teach readers the basics - an approach that should especially appeal to Photoshop Elements users.
Carla Rose, a photographer, artist, and award-winning writer, is the author of more than 20 computer books, including Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop in 24 Hours and Sams Teach Yourself Digital Photography and Photoshop Elements All in One. Jennifer Fulton, iVillage's former "Computer Coach," is an experienced computer consultant and trainer with over 20 years in the business. Jennifer is also the best-selling author of more than 100 computer books written for both the education and retail markets, including Sams Teach Yourself PaintShop Pro 8 in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Windows ME in 10 Minutes, How to Use Microsoft Publisher 2000, How to Use Microsoft Office XP, Easy Outlook 2000, Sams Teach Yourself Excel 2000 in Ten Minutes, Office 2000 Cheat Sheet, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Upgrading and Repairing Your PC.