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Using filters and other techniques to add photographic-style effects to your images.

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Instant Aging

By Pete Collins  ·  April 16th, 2014

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Give your photos that old time weathered look.

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Video: Atmospheric Lighting Adds Mist-ery

By Larry Becker  ·  February 27th, 2014

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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.

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Download: Atmospheric Lighting Adds Mist-ery – Image

By Larry Becker  ·  February 27th, 2014

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The Image used in Larry Becker’s “Atmospheric Lighting Adds Mist-ery” tutorial from the March/April2014 issue of PET.

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Download: Photos in Motion – Images

By Lesa Snider  ·  February 27th, 2014

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These are the sample images to follow along with Lesa Snider’s “Photos in Motion” tutorial from the March/April 2014 issue of PET.

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Download: Restore Old Photos – Images

By Erin Peloquin  ·  February 27th, 2014

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These are the sample images to follow along with Erin Peloquin’s “Restore Old Photos” tutorial from the March/April2014 issue of PET.

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The Lomo Camera Effect

By Michelle Stelling  ·  January 28th, 2014

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The Lomo Camera Effect in Guided Edit mode let’s you quickly and easily add this fun effect to your photos.

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Download: The Splatter Zone – Images

By Corey Barker  ·  December 29th, 2013

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These are the sample images to follow along with Corey Barker’s “The Splatter Zone” tutorial from the January/February 2014 issue of PET.

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Download: Splash of Color – Images

By Lesa Snider  ·  December 29th, 2013

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These are the sample images to follow along with Lesa Snider’s “A Splash of Color” tutorial from the January/February 2014 issue of PET.

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Download: Stained Glass Class – Image

By Larry Becker  ·  December 29th, 2013

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This is the sample image to follow along with Larry Becker’s “Stained Glass Class” tutorial from the January/February 2014 issue of PET.

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Download: Instant Aging – Image

By Pete Collins  ·  December 29th, 2013

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This is the sample image to follow along with Pete Collin’s “Instant Aging” tutorial from the January/February 2014 issue of PET.

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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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Download: Advanced Portrait Editing – Image

By Erin Peloquin  ·  October 25th, 2013

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This is the sample image to follow along with Erin Peloquin’s “Advanced Portrait Editing” tutorial from the November/December 2013 issue of PET.

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Download: The Dynamic Duo – Image

By Chuckie Delano  ·  October 25th, 2013

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This is the sample image to follow along with Chuckie Delano’s “The Dynamic Duo” tutorial from the November/December 2013 issue of PET.

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Download: Soft Glamour Glow – Image

By Lesa Snider  ·  August 29th, 2013

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This is the sample image to follow along with Lesa Snider’s “Soft Glamour Glow” tutorial from the September/October 2013 issue of PET.

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Download: High Tech Hollywood Effect – Images

By Corey Barker  ·  August 29th, 2013

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These are the sample images to follow along with Corey Barker’s “Getting That Hollywood Look ” tutorial from the September/October 2013 issue of PET.

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Smooth Out Skin Tones

By Chuckie Delano  ·  August 1st, 2013

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Use the Spot Healing Brush, Camera Raw, Layer Masks and the Brush tool to smooth out skin tones.

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Recover Muddy Photos

By Karen Brockney  ·  July 25th, 2013

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Use adjustment layers, enhancement features and blend modes to recover detail, texture and color in your photos.

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Processing Food Images From Start to Finish

By Mike Rodriquez  ·  July 18th, 2013

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Learn how to process food images from start to finish.

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Enhancing Your Firework Photos

By Chuckie Delano  ·  July 11th, 2013

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Use the Screen Blend mode, Radial Blur Filter and Layer masks to take a static looking firework image and make it more striking.

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