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#1 Anthony

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Posted 30 September 2003 - 09:09 PM

Is elements a plugin or a stand-alone application?

Either way, I've noticed it being used on several photos on this site,
can anyone tell me what it is exactly, and what are its main features...

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#2 Arnon_Ayal

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Posted 01 October 2003 - 12:05 AM

Photoshop Elements itís a stand alone application, its small and limited version of the regular PS.
It's have however a few nice tools that there aren't in the PS like the remove red eye tool.
I tried it for some time and what was missing me most were the actions tools that I use a lot.
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Posted 06 October 2003 - 03:31 PM

I have used Elements for the past year, and I love it. For most practical purposes, it has about 90% of the functionality of Photoshop, but it only costs a small fraction of what Photoshop costs. I actually bought it for about $30, including two rebates.

The biggest feature that is missing is the Curves command, but frankly, I prefer to use the Levels command or other features. If you're not fairly experienced with curves, you can really make a mess.

I don't think that there is another photo-editing product on the market as good as Elements 2.0 for the price.

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