New user? Subscribe!  ·  Already a subscriber? .

Most Popular Tutorials & Videos, Sorted by Rating

No Thumbnail Available

September/October issue update

By Rick LePage  ·  August 27th, 2012

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

The September/October 2012 issue of PET has left the printer and should be winging its way around the US and far-flung reaches of the globe; once you get your issue, don’t forget to check out the sample files and Web links on our site.

Glasses-Glare-Web

Members-Only Content

Download: Stop Glaring At Me Extras

By Diana K  ·  April 30th, 2013

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

These are the sample images to follow along with Larry Becker’s “Stop Glaring at Me” tutorial from the May/June 2013 issue of PET.

SteamPunkDownload

Members-Only Content

Download: Full Steam Ahead Images

By Diana Day  ·  June 26th, 2013

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

These are the sample images to follow along with Diana Day’s “Full Steam Ahead” tutorial from the July/August 2013 issue of PET.

Fall7

7 Tips for Gorgeous Fall Photos

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  October 14th, 2014

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Matt shares some photography tips for taking fall photos.

restorationstationpart2_thumb

Members-Only Content Video

Restoration Station, Part 2

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  September 1st, 2007

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Mike continues the process of restoring an old tattered image in this 4-part series.

PET-orton-example-thumb

Members-Only Content

Download: The Orton Effect

By Rick LePage  ·  January 4th, 2009

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

This is the sample image to use to follow along with Rick LePage’s “The Orton Effect” article in the January/February 2009 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.

football_final

Members-Only Content

Download: The Splatter Zone – Images

By Corey Barker  ·  December 29th, 2013

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

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

ApplyBolts

Members-Only Content Video

Using a Lightning Bolt Custom Brush

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  June 13th, 2014

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Add Lightening Bolts to your images using the Lightening Bolt brushes created in the earlier tutorials.

PET-V2N8-Selections-1

Members-Only Content PDF

Great Selections Are Key To Successful Editing

By Taz Tally  ·  October 1st, 2005

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Just about any image-editing project begins with a selection, and the quality and look of your editing results are greatly affected by the quality of your selections. In prior issues, you?e learned about the magic wand and the rectangular marquee tools. Here you?l expand your selection tool repertoire and skill set.

PET_V5N1_OutsideTheBox_pg28-29-30

Members-Only Content PDF

Think Outside The Box

By Nancy Marti  ·  January 5th, 2008

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Designing elements for a scrapbook kit can be a challenge. You quickly learn to recognize basic shapes enhanced with layer styles as just that: basic shapes. The challenge is to create something new and unique. To do this, you need to see beyond the obvious or ‘think outside the box.’

PET_V5N3_TexturedTextInAMask_pg7-8-9

Members-Only Content PDF

Creating Textured Text In A Mask

By Lesa Snider  ·  May 5th, 2008

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Most folks don’t think about using filters in conjunction with text, but they are a great way to ‘texturize’ your prose. And with a layer mask, you can create beautifully distressed text that remains editable.

flash-b

Members-Only Content

Download: Wish You Hadn’t

By P.E.T. Staff  ·  July 3rd, 2005

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

This is the companion file to the ‘Too Much Flash’ article in V1N1.

V3N1-KeyboardShortcuts-9

Members-Only Content PDF

The “Ins And Outs” Of Using Keyboard Shortcuts

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  January 3rd, 2006

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Have you ever watched someone else at the computer and been amazed how quickly they work or move around the interface? How do they do this? Welcome to the wonderful world of keyboard shortcuts. These little timesavers enable you to work faster in Photoshop Elements and leave you with more time to be creative.

PET_vol3_n1

Members-Only Content PDF

Tips & Tricks

By Dave Huss  ·  January 3rd, 2006

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Trick Question: When is the Magnetic Lasso tool not a Magnetic Lasso? Answer: When you use the Alt key.

pse5-photolayout_thumb

Video

Using Photo Layouts

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  September 12th, 2006

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Matt show you how quickly you can create a layout in Elements 5.

PET-V6N4-subscriber-showcase-v6n4-1

Members-Only Content PDF

Subscriber Showcase (July/August 2009)

By Rick LePage  ·  July 5th, 2009

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Here is a selection of recent photos and projects by Photoshop Elements Techniques subscribers, showcasing original photos and completed projects from recent magazine tutorials.

extras_v5n3-TagFrame-thumb-v5n3

Members-Only Content

Download: Making a Tag Frame

By Nancy Marti  ·  May 5th, 2008

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

This is the companion article to Nancy Marti’s ‘Tag, You’re It!’ article.

present-part1_thumb

Members-Only Content Video

Making a Present, Part 1

By Dave Cross  ·  December 2nd, 2005

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

How to create your own present for the holidays.

present-part1_thumb

Members-Only Content Video

Making a Present, Part 2

By Dave Cross  ·  December 9th, 2005

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

How to create your own present for the holidays.

PET-V4N1-ColorBoost

Members-Only Content PDF

Give Your Images A Color Boost

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  January 6th, 2007

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

Often, you may find that a specific area of a photo looks duller than the rest of the photo. When this happens, the Hue/Saturation adjustment is a great place to turn to for a quick color boost.

Page 1 of 9712345...102030...Last »

Learn Elements Today!

Learn Elements Today DVD boxIf you’re looking for the quickest way to get up to speed with Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 (or earlier versions, both Windows and Mac), check out our "Learn Elements Today" training course DVD. Our gurus will help you use Elements to take your photos from good to Great!

Who Are We?

We are Photo One Media, a small company based in lovely Portland, Oregon. Our passion is helping people create, enhance, and share photos; designing cards, calendars, books and scrapbooks; and getting the most out of your digital camera.

Photo Elements Techniques is a magazine and website devoted to helping folks get the most out of Adobe Photoshop Elements. Subscribers get six feature-packed issues per year, with weekly tutorial videos and more on this site. If you would like to see the magazine for yourself, you can get two free sample issues.

Follow us!

Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook