Aperture or Photoshop Elements 11?

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Vernon Snider
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Aperture or Photoshop Elements 11?
Jun 30, 2013

Which is better for editing photos: Aperture or Elements 11?   With which product can you do more editing such as removing background objects?

Thanks for your input.

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Re: Aperture or Photoshop Elements 11?
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Vernon Snider wrote:

Which is better for editing photos: Aperture or Elements 11? With which product can you do more editing such as removing background objects?

Thanks for your input.

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For removing background objects, Elements by a country mile.

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In reply to Vernon Snider, Jun 30, 2013

They're pretty different. Aperture is for organizing photos and doing raw conversion, while PSE is best as a pixel editor (you don't want to use the feeble organizer in PSE). So it depends on what you want to do, but mostly it's more like aperture + PSE rather than aperture vs PSE for many people.

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Both. They are different and complement eachI other.

Aperture for 90% of your photo editing(which is also non destructive) and cataloging and PSE 11for when you need to use layers or photoshop  only plugins.

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Vernon Snider wrote:

Which is better for editing photos: Aperture or Elements 11? With which product can you do more editing such as removing background objects?

Thanks for your input.

Hi Vernon, I would highly recommend doing a search on this very subject, the discussions about Aperture versus Photoshop have been covered ad nauseum, and there's a lot of info already published about this. They are both very different applications, serving different purposes.

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THanks to all who have responded.

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Vernon Snider wrote:

Which is better for editing photos: Aperture or Elements 11? With which product can you do more editing such as removing background objects?

To tie the two threads with the same topic together:

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/42606516

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Pixelmator is a $15 PSE alternative that's actually quite good. You can buy Aperture + Pixelmator for the price of PSE alone.

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