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Non-descructive Editing With the Healing Brushes and Clone Stamp Tool

By Lesa Snider  ·  April 22nd, 2014

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Learn how and when to use the Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush and Clone Stamp tools for non-destructive editing.

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The Dynamic Duo

By Chuckie Delano  ·  February 11th, 2014

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Combine Healing and Cloning for better photo repair.

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Put All Your Ducks in a Row

By Karen Brockney  ·  January 22nd, 2014

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Learn how to organize objects on a background. Use the Move tool to align and distribute layers. You can use this process to align text on a page, several photos, or other graphic objects.

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Editing in Lightroom and Elements

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  January 6th, 2014

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Matt shares some tips for editing a photo in Lightroom, then takes it into Photoshop Elements for the finishing touches.

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Creating Digital Scrapbook Papers Using Brushes

By Michelle Stelling  ·  January 2nd, 2014

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Learn how to use the Brush tool to create your own digital scrapbook papers.

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Video: Top 10 Tips & Tricks for Getting the Most From Layer Masks – Part 1

By Erin Peloquin  ·  December 29th, 2013

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This is an online companion video to Erin Peloquin’s “Top 10 Tips & Tricks For Getting the Most From Layer Masks” article, found in the January/February 2014 issue of Photographic Elements Techniques magazine.

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Video: Top 10 Tips & Tricks for Getting the Most From Layer Masks – Part 2

By Erin Peloquin  ·  December 29th, 2013

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This is Part 2 of an online companion video to Erin Peloquin’s “Top 10 Tips & Tricks For Getting the Most From Layer Masks” article, found in the January/February 2014 issue of Photographic Elements Techniques magazine.

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Create a Bokeh Effect With the Lens Blur Filter

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  December 19th, 2013

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Learn how to use the Lens Blur Filter to create a Bokeh effect, that can used to create backgrounds.

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Use Photomerge Exposure to Create HDR Effects

By Chuckie Delano  ·  December 13th, 2013

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Chuckie shows how to use Photomerge Exposure to create HDR like effects on images.

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Holiday Lights Animation

By Karen Brockney  ·  December 9th, 2013

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Learn how to add animation to your Holiday emails and blog posts with this video tutorial that shows you how to animate a string of Holiday lights to blink randomly.

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Creative Edges

By Lesa Snider  ·  December 4th, 2013

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Learn how to add fun and creative edges to your images.

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Glitter Decorations

By Karen Brockney  ·  November 27th, 2013

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Karen shows you how to make glitter patterns and decorate frames, text and stickers.

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Using The Liquify Filter To Enhance Curves and Improve Noses

By Erin Peloquin  ·  November 22nd, 2013

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Erin shows you a couple of uses for the Liquify Filter’s Warp tool for your portraits.

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Chalk One Up

By Diana Day  ·  August 28th, 2013

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Create your own “Digital Chalkboard” using filters, fill layers and more.

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Guided Guidance

By Larry Becker  ·  July 11th, 2013

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Learn some tips for getting the most out of the Guided Edits.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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Vacation Photos: Tips & Tricks For Editing Large Batches Of Photos Using Lightroom and Elements

By Erin Peloquin  ·  July 11th, 2013

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Tips & tricks for editing large batches of photos using Lightroom and Elements.

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Download: Vacation Photos: Tips & Tricks for Editing Large Batches of Photos – Images

By Erin Peloquin  ·  June 26th, 2013

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This is the sample image to follow along with Erin Peloquin’s “Vacation Photos: Tips & Tricks for Editing Large Batches of Photos” tutorial from the July/August 2013 issue of PET.

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Download: Portrait Editing Made Easy – Image

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  June 26th, 2013

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This is the sample image to follow along with Matt Kloskowski’s “Portrait Editing Made Easy” tutorial from the July/August 2013 issue of PET.

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Download: Guided Guidance – Images

By Larry Becker  ·  June 26th, 2013

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These are the sample images to follow along with Larry Becker’s “Guided Guidance ” tutorial from the July/August 2013 issue of PET.

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Stop Glaring At Me

By Larry Becker  ·  June 10th, 2013

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Tips for using Blend Modes to solve some common problems with your images.

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