Chapter five, "Special Effects with Light," takes you through a myriad of special effects techniques including Retro Studio lighting, Film Noir, creating fire, silhouettes, laser lights, light trails, starry skies, and emulating precious metals on text as well as many other techniques.
Chapter six, "Lighting and Weather," will have you creating sunsets from daylight and sunny days from gray days. You will create lighting, rainbows, heat haze, fog and dramatic skies.
Chapter seven, "Reference," contains a glossary of technical terms so you can better understand the technology, a set of Photoshop Elements shortcuts, an index and a set of online resources for you to gain additional information.
Photoshop Elements Drop Dead Lighting Techniques provides a wealth of information, especially for those who are new to digital editing and photo manipulation. While the author goes over the tools and techniques that you will need to perform these manipulations, there is some assumption that you are familiar with Photoshop Elements and how it works. I think that if you are ready to move beyond just taking pictures and printing them, then Photoshop Elements Drop Dead Lighting Techniques is a great place to start.