Photoshop Elements 11: The Missing Manual – New Book

Photoshop Elements 11: The Missing Manual

Photoshop Elements 11: The Missing Manual is a new book from Barbara Brundage, who has been the author of Photoshop Elements: The Missing Manual since Elements 3.  The new book covers new features like the Organizer component and the revamped Editor – as well as providing step-by-step guidance on making the most of Photoshop Elements 11.

Key topics from Photoshop Elements 11: The Missing Manual, include:

  • Get to work right away. Import, organize, and make quick fixes with ease.
  • Retouch any image. Repair and restore old and damaged photos.
  • Add pizzazz. Use dozens of filters, layer styles, and special effects.
  • Share photos. Create online albums, email-ready slideshows, and web-ready files.
  • Find your artistic flair. Use tools to draw, paint, work with blend modes, and more.
  • Use your words. Make text flow along a curved path or around an object or shape.
  • Unleash your creativity. Design photo books, greeting cards, calendars, and collages.
  • Make yourself comfortable. Customize Elements to fit your working style.

Photoshop Elements 11: The Missing Manual retails for $44.99; however, it is currently available on Amazon.com in a Kindle edition for $28.79.

 

Topaz Simplify 4 Released, Plus 30% Off Simplify 4 or Topaz Bundle

Topaz Simplify

Topaz Labs has just released Simplify 4, which offers a number of improvements, including:

  • New Adjustment Sliders. Instantly add depth and tonality to create realistic artistic effects using Dynamics, structure and structure boost sliders.
  • Instant Transformations with over 100 new presets to help stimulate your creative juices.
  • Preset Organization via convenient effect categories – so you can easily find and apply the perfect look in seconds.
  • Intuitive 4-in-1 selective brush to dodge, burn, smooth, and brush out adjustments.
    Plus advanced edge-aware technology for precise selections every time!
  • Integration of the Apply button – so you can stack multiple presets during the same workflow and build your own style.
  • Finishing Touches tab with options for vignette, toning and transparency.

Along with the launch of Simplify 4, Topaz is offering a 30% discount that applies to Simplify 4 and the Topaz Bundle or Bundle Upgrade.  Just use the coupon code GETSIMPLIFIED when checking out here on Topaz Labs’ website.

Save $400 on Photoshop CS6

Photoshop CS6

I got this promo to pass along earlier today from B&H.  It expires tomorrow (Aug. 28), so act fast if you want in on it.

Purchase any of these 3 Adobe products by August 28th:

  1. Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 for Mac & Windows
  2. Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 & Premiere Elements 10 for Mac & Windows
  3. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 for Mac & Windows

And, receive a promo code from B&H via email to save $400 on a purchase of Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac or Windows.

That’s $649.95 (retail) – $400 (promo code) = $249.95 purchase price after promo code is applied.

Note: This email may take up to 48 hours.  Promo code must be used by August 31, 2012.  This offer is NOT listed on the B&H website.

Additionally, the $400 savings on Photoshop CS6 will also be available to anyone who has purchased any of the above 3 Adobe products from B&H in the past.  Those customers should also receive an email from B&H.