I really enjoy changing daytime photographs into nighttime ones: it’s fun to do and it is quite an effective look. While there are a lot of steps, it is actually not too difficult to do. I hope that you enjoy…
Using filters and other techniques to add photographic-style effects to your images.
Corey walks you through a simple technique you can apply to your so-so images and make them jump off the page!
Dave shows us how to use Adjustment Layers (Threshold) to experiment with effects without modifying the original image.
Dave shows you how to add a very “hip” sketch and motion blur overlay to your photos.
This technique does not replace the need for a polarizing filter on your camera, but it gives you some flexibility for enhancing some images.
This is a great technique for adding some pizazz to your scrapbook pages.
Dave shows you some of the fun effects you can achieve using displacement maps and brush strokes.
Dave walks you through a fun exercise for making a stylized portrait out of letters.
Corey shows you how to create a cool brush that will add light streaks to your images.
Here’s a bit more info on Michael Orton, as well as some links to discussions regarding the technique and sample photos.
The photographer Michael Orton developed an inventive landscape technique in the 1980s using slide film, but it has become a popular digital effect as well, and it’s easy to create inside Photoshop Elements.
Corey Barker shows you how to make reusable effects using displacement maps
Matt expands on his “focusing on light” article from Volume 5, No. 5.
Add a stylized drop shadow effect to your image for a better presentation in email.
Dave shows you have to make an adjustment layer and create a color snapshot overlaying a black and white photo.
Corey shows you a creative way to use a brush to paint borders around your images.