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Photoshop Elements for Beginners: 5 Tips to Get You Started

By |2018-01-23T14:41:30-05:00January 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 [...]

Open Closed Eyes in Photoshop Elements: Quick Tip to Improve Results

By |2017-12-30T12:43:09-05:00October 31st, 2017|Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials|

The new Open Closed Eyes feature in Photoshop Elements 2018 is a great time-saver. Although I usually shy away from "automagic" edits that promise amazing results, Open Closed Eyes saves time and works. It works even better if you incorporate this tweak to get more out of the edit. We've been able to open closed eyes [...]

Photoshop & PSE Level Up: Background Clean Up & Distraction Removal

By |2017-09-19T09:32:44-05:00September 21st, 2017|Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials, Photoshop|

Earlier this week, I published a tutorial about removing distractions with the Patch tool in full Photoshop. Whether you use the Patch tool, the Clone Stamp, or another method of distraction removal, your results often don't look perfectly natural. This "Level Up" technique gives you an advanced option for refining your distraction removal work. And just [...]

How to Change Colors in Photoshop Elements: The Best Way

By |2017-04-24T14:40:05-05:00March 3rd, 2017|Photo Editing, PSE Creative Effects|

How to change colors in Photoshop Elements: it's a common question, and a surprisingly easy thing to do. This article is a follow up to my tutorial yesterday about deciding what to wear for photos. Sometimes people don't wear the right clothes - luckily, you can always "change their clothes" in PSE! Photos that Work Best for Changing [...]