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Adjusting Clarity with Camera Raw

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Use the Clarity slider in Camera Raw to smooth skin, create a grunge look or soften a photo.

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Recompose: The Art of Resizing

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Learn the art of resizing using the Recompose tool in both the Guided Editor and Expert Editor.

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Refine Edge: Making Hairy Selections

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Learn how to use the Refine Edge tool to make those tricky selections with hair.


Make a Vintage Valentine

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Make a vintage valentine card to frame your photo. The card uses floral brushes, texture and a special Photoshop action provided with this lesson.

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From the Blog

March/April 2015 Issue, Extras Ready for Download

February 26th, 2015

The March/April 2015 issue of PET has started mailing to print subscribers, but all subscribers can download the PDF of the magazine and extras today!

PET is Going Digital

February 21st, 2015

Find out how you can participate in the “Macro” Photo-Challenge!

Download: Free Color Play Lightroom Presets

February 5th, 2015

Download a set of Color Play Lightroom Presets.

Macro Photo Challenge Finalists

January 14th, 2015

See the finalist from the Macro Photo Challenge and vote for your favorite.

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