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September/October issue update

By Rick LePage  ·  August 27th, 2012

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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.


7 Tips for Gorgeous Fall Photos

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  October 14th, 2014

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Matt shares some photography tips for taking fall photos.


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January 2016 Issue, Extras Ready for Download

By Diana K  ·  January 4th, 2016

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The January 2016 issue of PET has been posted, and all subscribers can download the PDF of the magazine and extras today!


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Restoration Station, Part 2

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  September 1st, 2007

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


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Download: The Orton Effect

By Rick LePage  ·  January 4th, 2009

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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.


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Download: Karen Brockney’s ‘Star Effects’ Sample Images

By Elizabeth  ·  April 27th, 2012

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Here are the three royalty-free sample images used in Karen Brockney’s ‘Star Effects’ video tutorial.


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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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2016 Calendar Templates Online

By Diana K  ·  December 9th, 2015

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We’ve uploaded our 2016 calendar files for the “Quick and Easy Calendars” article.

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Blue Photo Challenge Finalists – Vote for Your Favorite

By Diana K  ·  April 23rd, 2016

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See the finalist from the Blue Photo Challenge and vote for your favorite.

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May 2009 “From the Editor” email out

By Rick LePage  ·  May 27th, 2009

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The May email newsletter to subscribers—from yours truly—went out this afternoon. If you don’t receive it, and think you should have, there are two things to look for…


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Creating Textured Text In A Mask

By Lesa Snider  ·  May 5th, 2008

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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.


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Download: Wish You Hadn’t

By P.E.T. Staff  ·  July 3rd, 2005

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


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The “Ins And Outs” Of Using Keyboard Shortcuts

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  January 3rd, 2006

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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.


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Tips & Tricks

By Dave Huss  ·  January 3rd, 2006

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


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Wrapping It Up With The Warp Tool

By Dave Huss  ·  July 22nd, 2006

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There’s a technique in Elements called Warp Text to wrap text around objects to create a realistic effect. While there are many things that you can do with this little wonder, let’s learn how to warp text so it appears to wrap around a 3d object.



Using Photo Layouts

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  September 12th, 2006

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


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Subscriber Showcase (July/August 2009)

By Rick LePage  ·  July 5th, 2009

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


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Download: Making a Tag Frame

By Nancy Marti  ·  May 5th, 2008

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


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Give Your Images A Color Boost

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  January 6th, 2007

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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.


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Reverse The Aging Process

By Lesa Snider  ·  November 7th, 2007

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Instead of editing your photos to look sparkling and new, you can use the filters found in Photoshop Elements to make them look vintage and antique.

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