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adobe photoshop elelments 3.0

Discussion in 'Picture Gallery' started by puckhead193, Nov 25, 2004.

  1. macrumors G3


    So for the holiday season i was thining of getting adobe photoshop elements. I saw they came out with verison 3.0. whats so much better about this? How does elements compare to the normal photoshop.
  2. macrumors 68040


    Elements Vs. Regular Photoshop

    I don't think Photoshop Elements can convert to CMYK mode, among other things. But I'm not 100% sure about that.
  3. macrumors 68030


    Unless you're a serious graphic designer or photographer then Elements should suit you fine.

    Some of the features in Photoshop that are not included in Elements are (courtesy of cut and paste!):

    CMYK and LAB color modes
    Channels Palette
    Recording Actions (for batch processing)
    Adjustments: Curves, Color Balance, Match Color
    Layer Masks, Layer Comps, and Quick Mask mode
    Extract Filter, Lens Blur Filter
    Color Replacement tool
    Pen tool and paths palette
    Some adjustment layers (curves, color balance, selective color, channel mixer)
    Editing History Log
    Text on a Path
    Advanced Layer Style manipulation
    Advanced Color Management
    Advanced Web features and ImageReady (rollovers, slicing)

    It's also interesting to note that the Mac version doesn't contain the Image Catalogue feature, conceding defeat to iPhoto.
  4. macrumors 68000


    I wish Paint Shop Pro was available for Mac :)
  5. macrumors 6502


    I use Photoshop Elements 2.0. Perfect for Web graphics, resizing pictures, layers, filters, and most of the regular Photoshop tools (in version 3.0 they added the Healing Tool).

    As stated above, only professional graphic designers and photographers have uses for the features in the full version of Photoshop. Oh, the price: 80.00 compared to 600.00.
  6. macrumors G3


    I ended up getting it, prob because of the sale. Saving money when you can is a good thing! :D
    Can't wait to start exploring!
  7. Administrator

    Doctor Q

    Staff Member

    If you are planning to buy Photoshop Elements, buy it in the next few hours, before Apple's one-day sale is over.

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