How to make Christmas cards from your photos: a simple method for any skill level

How to make Christmas cards from your photos: a simple workflow for any skill level

We photographers are always talking about wanting to do more with our photos. With the Christmas season upon us, now is the perfect opportunity to walk the walk we’ve been talking about all year. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to make Christmas cards from your photos using a quick and easy method that anyone can follow.

Lens Correction tricks for Photoshop: how to correct distortion and optical flaws

Lens Correction tricks for Photoshop: how to correct distortion and other optical flaws

Correcting distortion and other common lens errors can be a real chore. In this tutorial we show you a few simple ways to use Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop’s Lens Correction filter that can cut your editing time down significantly.

Photoshop black and white conversion tips: the best ways to make mono images

Photoshop black and white conversion: contrast control

There are many ways to make black and white images in Photoshop, but some are better than others. In this tutorial we reveal the best all-around Photoshop black and white conversion techniques to evoke the true magic of monochrome.

Make a composite image in Photoshop Elements: how to use Layers to add depth

Make a composite image in Photoshop Elements: how to use Layers to add depth

Photoshop Elements is more than just a Photoshop alternative. Discover how you can use Layers to make a composite image in Elements, replacing dull skies and creating an overall image with wider depth of field.

Portrait editing: simple tricks to add a touch of class to your people pictures

Portrait editing: simple tricks to add a touch of class to your people pictures

Perfect your people pictures and flatter your subjects with these simple portrait editing tricks.

Geotag photos: how to embed location data in Photoshop Elements 12

Geotag photos: how to embed location data in Photoshop Elements 12

Discover how Photoshop Elements 12 allows you to geotag photos and organise your images according to where they were captured and view them on a map.

Dodge and Burn: how to master one of the most vital photo editing skills

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It may date from the days of the traditional darkroom, but knowing how to dodge and burn is still an essential skill for the modern photographer. In this tutorial we explain everything you need to know.

Unsharp Mask: how to ensure the sharpest images possible, every time

Unsharp Mask: how to ensure the sharpest images possible, every time

Most of your photos will benefit from sharpening, especially if you’re planning to print them. In this tutorial we show you how to use the Unsharp Mask filter in Photoshop Elements to achieve the best results possible.

Fantasy landscape tutorial: how to blend images seamlessly in a dramatic montage

Fantasy landscape tutorial: how to seamlessly blend images into a dramatic montage

Find out how to blend images using a few simple Photoshop effects to create a dramatic montage in this fantasy landscape tutorial from our friends at Practical Photoshop.

Composite picture techniques: how to make convincing shadows

Composite picture techniques: how to make convincing shadows

How do you create convincing shadows when making a composite picture of two images? Our quick tutorial shows you how.