updated 02:00 pm EDT, Fri April 8, 2005
Elements Missing Manual
O'Reilly has published "" ($40), by Barbara Brundage. "The very best way to learn Elements is just to dive right in and play with it," assures Brundage. She helps readers do that by avoiding unnecessary technical jargon and delivering straightforward guidance and instruction on everything Elements newcomers--and even power users--need to know. She explains why and when someone would want to use or avoid certain features of the program and delivers tutorials throughout the book with downloadable files for practicing. "Even Grandma wields a digital camera these days ... that's where Photoshop Elements 3 comes in."