By Rob Sheppard

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At that time, you remember the most about your pictures. It is also easier to add keywords at this time because all your pictures are right in front of you. It is important to understand that you can add keyword tags to one picture and only one picture, to a few, or to hundreds. Keywords enable you to be very specific, down to putting a specific name on something that appears only in one picture. They also enable you to be broader in your approach and put a single word across a whole group of pictures so that you can find that group again.

If you chose TIFF in step 8, you will see Save Options choices. # ! Click Save and the TIFF Options dialog box appears. @ Select None ( changes to ) for image compression, although LZW can be used if your photos will be opened only in Elements. ● Leave the radio buttons in the Pixel Order and Byte Order sections at the default settings. # Click OK. Try This! Did You Know? You can open photos directly from Editor. Click File and then choose Open. This takes you to the Open dialog box. Navigate to where your digital photos are kept, and then find the folder and the image.

If you chose Photoshop in step 8, your photo is saved without any additional steps. @ If you chose TIFF in step 8, you will see Save Options choices. # ! Click Save and the TIFF Options dialog box appears. @ Select None ( changes to ) for image compression, although LZW can be used if your photos will be opened only in Elements. ● Leave the radio buttons in the Pixel Order and Byte Order sections at the default settings. # Click OK. Try This! Did You Know? You can open photos directly from Editor.

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