Designing elements for a scrapbook kit can be a challenge. You quickly learn to recognize basic shapes enhanced with layer styles as just that: basic shapes. The challenge is to create something new and unique. To do this, you need to see beyond the obvious or ‘think outside the box.’
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Sometimes a picture taken at a high shutter speed can look a little too ‘frozen in time.’ if you want to add a sense of fluidity back into your image, a motion blur might just do the trick.
Sharpening is one of the key steps to making your portraits really stand out. But the specific areas that are sharpened are nearly as important as the sharpening itself.
Are you overwhelmed by the incredible number of digital cameras there are to choose from how do you decide which camera fits into your budget and offers the features you want? Whatever your photographic style, there’s bound to be a camera (or two) with the features you need.
Camera Raw tips; aligning text while typing; adjusting line height; getting custom colors; adding copyright info.
Multiply, overlay, color burn, soft light–often prescribed, occasionally used, and seldom understood. In all their misunderstood glory, the blend modes of Adobe Photoshop Elements live at the top of the Layers palette.
Instead of sending the little ones outside for a photo-op amidst a snowstorm (and risking harm to your person or worse, your camera!), you can use filters in Photoshop Elements to generate your own flurries from the comfort and warmth of your favorite computer chair.
This is the sample file for ‘Add Drama to Black & White Photos.’
Learn an alternative method for converting images to black and white, as well as how to paint extra oomph into only the areas you want to lighten or darken.
In this project, we’ll combine two images together to change the day into night, then sprinkle it with a dash of nostalgia for a nice afterglow.
Photoshop Elements isn’t just for editing your photos. You can use it to design some cool backgrounds that could serve a multiplicity of purposes in print or on the web.
A popular effect you see with a lot of scrapbook page templates and kits is the page curl.
Archiving photos to a DVD or CD can be a utilitarian chore, but your cases don’t have to reflect the tedium of the task. Why not spice up your jacket with Photoshop Elements?and even add a matching label?
Instead of editing your photos to look sparkling and new, you can use the filters found in Photoshop Elements to make them look vintage and antique.