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This is a list of all the downloadable PDF tutorials and articles on our site, sorted by date. You can also view all of our video tutorials in a similar list, or all of the Web tutorials and articles.

Sharpening

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The Perfect Blend

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  June 23rd, 2015

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Explore the different Blend Modes and some everyday applications for them.

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The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening

By Lesa Snider  ·  June 17th, 2015

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Learn what you need to make your photos super sharp!

done planting

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Subscriber Showcase: November/December 2014

By Subscribers  ·  April 23rd, 2015

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Presenting some of the best work created by our readers.

SplatterPortrait

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Splatter Portrait

By Diana Day  ·  April 15th, 2015

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Simplified shapes in vibrant colors add up to an eye-catching retro image.

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The Speedy Technique for Editing Headshots Using Lightroom

By Erin Peloquin  ·  April 9th, 2015

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Time saving techniques for editing headshots using Lightroom, and taking advantage of its batch editing capabilities.

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Not Just Any Old Photo

By Larry Becker  ·  April 2nd, 2015

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Make a Tintype style image using layer masks and adjustment layers.

SportsPoster

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Poster Mania

By Michelle Stelling  ·  March 18th, 2015

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Create your own professional posters using pre-made backgrounds.

MovingRemoving

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Moving & Removing Objects

By Lesa Snider  ·  March 11th, 2015

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Use the Content Aware Move tool, to move or remove objects from your photos.

Skateboarder

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Recompose: The Art of Resizing

By Chuckie Delano  ·  March 2nd, 2015

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

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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By Subscribers  ·  February 3rd, 2015

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Presenting some of the best work created by our users.

E-29 Final Image

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Recycled Rusty Rubbish

By Diana Day  ·  January 29th, 2015

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Create a grungy background for your photos.

Eyes-2-Afterweb

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The Eyes Have It

By Erin Peloquin  ·  January 21st, 2015

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Make the eyes in your portraits stand out with these eye-popping tips

Logo

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Where’s the Logo?

By Larry Becker  ·  January 13th, 2015

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Creatively add a logo to your images.

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Getting the Shot: Solitary Tree

By Brian Matiash  ·  January 6th, 2015

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Sometimes you have to think outside the box to get the shot.

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Masking With Shape Tools

By Lesa Snider  ·  December 29th, 2014

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Tired of boring straight corners on your photos? Use the Shape tools to give your photos a creative edge.

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Creating and Managing Your Custom Brushes

By Mike Rodgriguez  ·  December 9th, 2014

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Save your custom brushes to brush sets to use in your projects, again and again.

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Subscriber Showcase July/August 2014

By Subscribers  ·  November 26th, 2014

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Here is a selection of some of the best recent work by subscribers, showcasing original photos and completed projects from PET tutorials and videos, as well as the winners from our Fun in the Sun Photo Challenge

TruckloadFinal

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Truckloads of People

By Larry Becker  ·  November 18th, 2014

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Have fun creating a composite image using the same person in different locations within the image.

Light5SmartPreviews

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Lightroom 5: Smart Previews

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  November 11th, 2014

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This great new feature allows you to edit photos that are located on a drive that is not attached to your computer.

VactionFixes

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The Best Vacation Photo Fixes

By Erin Peloquin  ·  November 5th, 2014

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Make the most of your summer photos with these great tips.

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