Adobe announces Photoshop Elements 5.0
Whenever I’m out on dive expeditions, I see groups of underwater photographers struggling to master the intricacies of Adobe Photoshop CS2 (I sometimes carry trial versions around with me and share them with people). I often sit down and try to help out a bit, but sometimes I forget that the best thing to do might be to suggest that they give Photoshop Elements a try.
Picassa-style, auto-everything programs pretty much nuke underwater images because the programs are designed for making topside photography look good, but with a $90 program like Photoshop Elements, photographers can get 90% of the way to a well-processed image with 10% of the hassle. Using Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0, photographers can wield levels, curves, healing brush, and a subjective image-variation selection tool to produce excellent-looking processed images. If and when you finally outgrow Elements, you can upgrade to CS2. Continue reading for full press release.