Using filters and other techniques to add photographic-style effects to your images.
Elizabeth recreates a unique black and white darkroom technique called lith printing, which produces a grainy texture and soft, warm highlights.
Learn how to customize your Brush tool options and create straight and dotted lines, along with a nice scalloped edge that can be used as a unique photo frame.
These sample files can be used to follow along with “Speed up the Action” from the March/April 2012 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.
These sample files can be used to follow along with “Let There Be Light!” from the March/April 2012 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.
Mike shows you how to add a fun twist to landscape shots by turning them into tiny planets.
Dave shows you how to create a unique border for a photo using layer masks and then how to easily reproduce the effect on another photo.
Give a favorite landscape shot a unique twist by turning
it into its very own planet.
Elizabeth delves into the wonderful flexibility found in Gradient Map adjustment layers, showing you how you can use the Gradient Editor to create black and white images and photos with a warm-toned look.
Matt shows you how to create your own Word Cloud with the website Wordle and place it on an image.
Instagram is one of the most popular apps on the iPhone right now; here’s how to get an Instagram-style look for your photos.
There are numerous ways to customize your Out of Bounds images; here are a few ideas and some links for inspiration.
The Diffuse Glow filter (found under Filter > Distort) can add a soft, dreamy quality to family photos, portraits, or even landscapes.
Create some cool cropping using the Cookie Cutter tool and the Background layer inside Photoshop Elements.
Three fast and easy ways to add a sepia tone to any image using adjustment layers.
In the second part of his updated series, Matt Kloskowski demonstrates how he finishes HDR images inside Elements, including a nifty way for creating symmetry with architectural shots.
In the first of a two-part article, Matt shows off some of his HDR (high dynamic range) images, talks about how to get good HDR candidates, and shows how to process your bracketed exposures with HDRSoft’s Photomatix Pro HDR application.