Video: how to share photos on Flickr and Facebook via Photoshop Elements

How to share photos on Facebook and Flickr via Photoshop Elements

Despite all the fuss over the recent announcements of Photoshop CS6 and its new features, it’s worth remembering that Photoshop Elements is also quite a powerful piece of software. And a fraction of the CS6 price tag!

In the short video tutorial below, we show you how you can use some of Photoshop Elements’ new sharing options to post photos on Flickr and Facebook and start doing more with your photos.

How to make a photo book in Photoshop Elements

Photo Ideas: how to make a photo book in Photoshop

Despite all the fuss over the recent announcements of Photoshop CS6 and its new features, it’s worth remembering that Photoshop Elements is also quite a powerful piece of software. And a fraction of the CS6 price tag!

In the video tutorial below we show you how you can make a photo book in Photoshop Elements that looks just as slick and professional as some of the templates you find on many photo printing websites.

Photoshop CS6: new features and how they work (Video)

Photoshop CS6: new features and how they work

By now you’ve no doubt read the Photoshop CS6 new features list and have been wowed by some and perhaps non-plussed by others. We’ve been playing around with the Photoshop CS6 beta for a few weeks now and think we have a good handle on how some of these new tools and toys work. Watch our video below as we take you through each item on the Photoshop CS6 new features list and show you what it can do for your photos.

Photoshop Tutorial: master the Curves tool

Photoshop video: master the Curves tool

The Curves tool is one of the more powerful weapons in the Photoshop arsenal. This handy function allows you to make precision adjustments to some of the fundamental elements of an image – tone, colour and contrast – and in this short, but essential, Photoshop tutorial we’ll show you how to do just that.

While the exposure and dynamic range optimisation systems in modern digital cameras are sophisticated, they aren’t foolproof or psychic. Most images can benefit from some post-capture adjustment to their brightness and contrast, and the Photoshop Curves tool is ideal for making these precision adjustments. Click to watch the video and see how it’s done!

Video: Olympus OM-D E-M5 hands-on review

Olympus OM-D revealed

In between Strictly Come Dancing revivals at Focus On Imaging we managed to get some time alone with the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

The 16-megapixel E-M5, announced last month, is the first camera in the new Olympus OM-D line – with rumours of an OM-D Pro possibly to come.

Watch our initial hands-on review of the Olympus OM-D, with a full review to follow soon.