Wiley Announces Photoshop Elements 9 Publishing Plan

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Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies in stores now; Six more books to follow cover all the new, exciting features in Adobe’s latest release

To support Adobe’s announcement of the release of the latest version of its bestselling consumer-level photo-editing software, Photoshop Elements 9, Wiley is bringing to market a handful of guides to using the software. The first to market, in stores now, is Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies (9780470878729; Available Now; $29.99).    

Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies will be followed, in the coming months, by:

  •     Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 9 (November 2010)
  •     Photoshop Elements 9 All-in-One For Dummies (November 2010)
  •     Photoshop Elements 9 Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks (November 2010)
  •     Photoshop Elements 9 Digital Classroom (December 2010)
  •     Ex3: Exquisite Expressions with Photoshop Elements (January 2011)

You can visit each of the books’ landing pages at http://www.wiley.com.

Photoshop Elements 9 is available for both the Windows and Mac platforms and comes bundled with Premiere Elements 9 video-editing software for $149.99 or as a standalone product for $99.99.

All of the new books will cover the key features of the new release, including:

  •     Content Intelligence – Part of the Spot Healing Brush feature that allows users to easily edit unwanted objects out of an image and automatically fill in the background with the swipe of a brush
  •     Photomerge Style Match – Lets users analyze the characteristics of any photo and apply the same contrast, color tone, etc. to another image
  •     Out of Bounds – Gives users the ability to apply 3D effects to an element of a photo
  •     Organizer & People Recognition – Organizer offers a central location for users to quickly organize, find, and display their images while enhanced People Recognition tools automatically generates tags to help you find images of specific people quickly
  •     Enhanced Photo Sharing Options – Users can now post photos directly to Facebook, create unique and interactive online albums, and even access Photoshop Elements editing tools directly from layout mode when creating personalized scrapbook pages, calendars, and cards
  •     Plus – Users can purchase “Plus” for an annual fee of $49.99 to access 20 GB of storage for backing up photos and videos online as well as new tutorials, artwork, and interactive templates

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