Learn how to soften skin using Lightroom and Elements. If you don’t use Lightroom you can still learn some skin softening techniques, start at the 5 minute mark.
Photo Editing Techniques
Enhance your photos in hundreds of different ways, including painting with light, creating vignettes, soft focus effects, and more.
This is an online companion video to Larry Becker’s “Atmospheric Lighting adds Mist-ery” tutorial, found in the March/April 2014 issue of Photographic Elements Techniques magazine.
Learn how to use contouring to add depth and dimension to your portraits.
The Liquify filter is one of the hidden gems in Elements. This article will show you a few different ways to take advantage of it for retouching your photos.
Matt shares some tips for editing a photo in Lightroom, then takes it into Photoshop Elements for the finishing touches.
Learn how to use the Lens Blur Filter to create a Bokeh effect, that can used to create backgrounds.
Chuckie shows how to use Photomerge Exposure to create HDR like effects on images.
Erin shows you a couple of uses for the Liquify Filter’s Warp tool for your portraits.
Matt shows you a couple of techniques to enhance the sky in your images, using either Photoshop Elements 12 or Lightroom.
Matt gives you some tips for sharpening your photos in Camera Raw.
Have a photo with boring gray clouds? Matt shows you how to change them from boring to dramatic.
Learn the tricks of the trade as Matt edits a waterfall photo, from start to finish, using Camera Raw and the Photoshop Elements Editor.
Learn some tips for shooting and processing your architectural photos.
Learn the tricks of the trade as Matt edits a landscape photo of the Washington coastline, from start to finish, using Camera Raw and the Photoshop Elements Editor.
Take a look at the most important new features of the newly released Lightroom 5, and how they impact Elements users.
Use the Spot Healing Brush, Camera Raw, Layer Masks and the Brush tool to smooth out skin tones.