Photoshop Elements for Beginners: 5 Tips to Get You Started

By |2018-01-23T14:41:30-06:00January 23rd, 2018|Building Blocks: Layers & Masks, Photo Editing|

Just getting started in Photoshop Elements? (Don't feel bad if you've had Elements for years and feel like you are still getting started!) These Photoshop Elements tips will give beginners the foundation you need to understand the basics of the program and begin editing your photos. Separate Your Edits with Layers for Maximum Edit Quality If [...]

Top Three Tweaks for After You Install Photoshop Elements (Video Tutorial)

By |2016-10-17T17:30:36-05:00May 5th, 2016|Building Blocks: Layers & Masks, Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials, Photo Editing, PSE Intro Pop Up|

Photoshop Elements is marketed as the consumer photo editing software. It's meant to be an easy way to improve photos and create graphics, cards, scrapbooks, etc. But the first time you look at PSE after installing it, it can feel a bit overwhelming. Here are the first things I always do in a new Elements installation to [...]

03. How to Use Layer Masks in Photoshop Elements

By |2016-10-17T17:30:40-05:00October 16th, 2015|Building Blocks: Layers & Masks, Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials, Photo Editing|

Yesterday's layer mask tutorial had a couple of tips for advanced layer mask users. Today, I thought we could talk about the basics of using layer masks in Photoshop Elements for those who are new to the tool Layer masks are what we use to communicate to PSE that we want an edit in a certain part of [...]

New Online Photo Editing Workshop Option

By |2016-10-17T17:30:42-05:00September 1st, 2015|Building Blocks: Layers & Masks, Lightroom Tutorials for Basic Edits, Photo Editing, Uncategorized|

  Online photo editing workshops are now open for registration at Digital Photography for Moms. This fall, make it your goal to speed up your workflow and make your photos look like you wanted them to look straight off the camera! At Digital Photography for Moms, you can learn either Lightroom or Photoshop Elements, or knock [...]