User interface very different from Photoshop CS5 Quick Take Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 is exactly what it should be - an easy-to-use, straightforward alternative to CS5 for the casual photographer. Photoshop Elements has long been synonymous with image editing on PCs and Macs. IN USE Despite the affordable price, Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 is a surprisingly complete photo editing solution with a number of new features to help spark your creativity. Here is a quick overview of the newest features: Enhanced Spot Healing Brush makes it easier to remove unwanted objects from your photos or repair damage to old photos. New Layer Masks previously only available in Photoshop CS prevent sections of a layer, or an entire layer, from being visible. You use the mask to show or hide sections of an image or an effect.
This Photoshop Elements 9 Cheat Sheet helps you get started with a quick tutorial on how to navigate the workspace. You also find a quick reference to the Toolbox or Tools panel keyboard shortcuts.
Photoshop Elements 9 Workshop with Jason Hoppe: Introduction