Remove Backgrounds in Photoshop Elements with the AutoSelect Tool

By |2018-02-22T13:26:26+00:00February 15th, 2018|Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials, PSE Creative Effects|

What's a momtog to do when it's the night of the school daughter dance, indoor lighting is terrible, and the sun is too far gone to get a photo anywhere with a halfway decent background? She has to take the photo anyway, of course. It's not about getting a professional quality photo - it's about documenting [...]

How to Change Colors in Photoshop Elements: The Best Way

By |2017-04-24T14:40:05+00:00March 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 [...]

{The Best Way} Use Layer Masks with Selection Tools in Photoshop Elements

By |2016-11-18T14:06:19+00:00November 18th, 2016|Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials, PSE Creative Effects|

Today we're going to talk about using Layer Masks with Selection Tools in Photoshop Elements. If you didn't read my last tutorial about using the selection tools, you might want to read it first. As I mentioned in that article, I rarely use those selection tools. I use layer masks instead - they are much more forgiving. So [...]

How to Use the 9 Photoshop Elements Selection Tools

By |2018-02-15T13:34:43+00:00November 18th, 2016|Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials, PSE Creative Effects|

People just starting out with photo editing often want to know how to use the Photoshop Elements Selection Tools.  They just want to edit eyes, for example and think that using a selection tool is the only way to accomplish this. I rarely teach about selection tools in my PSE workshop because I don't use them very often.  [...]