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Vintage Color

By Liz Ness  ·  June 18th, 2012

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Liz demonstrates how to give your photos a classic look with a Levels adjustment layer, as seen in the May/June 2012 issue.

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Download: Nicole’s Instant Film Presets (Perfect Effects)

By Rick LePage  ·  April 27th, 2012

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This is a free set of presets for use with the Perfect Effects plug-in for Photoshop Elements, published by onOne Software.

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Adding Borders Using the Pattern Fill Adjustment Layer

By Elizabeth LePage  ·  April 10th, 2012

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In the second part of this Instagram-inspired series, Elizabeth demonstrates how to add cool, film-like borders to your photos using the Pattern fill Adjustment Layer.

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The Instagram Effect, Part 2

By Elizabeth LePage  ·  April 2nd, 2012

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In this 2nd Instagram-inspired video, Elizabeth shows you how to recreate one of the most popular filters, “Earlybird.”

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Creating a Black and White “Lith Print”

By Elizabeth LePage  ·  March 20th, 2012

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Elizabeth recreates a unique black and white darkroom technique called lith printing, which produces a grainy texture and soft, warm highlights.

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The Instagram Effect

By Elizabeth LePage  ·  August 5th, 2011

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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.

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Picture in a Picture Effect

By Elizabeth LePage  ·  July 13th, 2011

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Turn an ordinary photo into an extraordinary one by placing a movable, editable frame above a black and white version of your original.

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Create Three Classic Film Looks

By Jeff Carlson  ·  October 16th, 2010

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Learn how to use color, vignettes, and Elements’ built-in filters to make your photos look like they were taken in a bygone era.

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Getting the Hipstamatic Look

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  June 28th, 2010

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Hipstamatic is one of the hottest iPhone apps out there, and it gives a very cool cross-processed, funky, ’70s look to your photos. Mike Rodriguez shows you how you can approximate the effect inside Elements quite easily.

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A Touch Of Urban

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  August 19th, 2007

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Let’s look at how to create an over-saturated, cross-processed, and high-contrast image otherwise known as Lomography-style photography (or “Lomo” photography).

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Magic Picture Within A Picture

By Lesa Snider  ·  May 21st, 2007

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Get ready to take an ordinary photo and transform it into an extraordinary image by placing a Polaroid-style frame on top of a grayscale version of the same image.

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Making a Polaroid Frame

By Wendy Williams  ·  May 19th, 2006

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Polaroid film might have gone away, but the frame effect lives on; here’s how to make your own.

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3D Polaroid Effect

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  August 26th, 2005

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Add a 3D effect to a ordinary photo.

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Creating a Polaroid Look

By Scott Kelby  ·  February 2nd, 2005

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Creating a “Polaroid look” has been around for years, but it’s never been more popular than it is right now.

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