Creative flower photography: how to shift the focus using layer blending techniques

Creative flower photography: how to shift the focus using layer blending techniques

In this tutorial we show you how to get creative with your macro flower photography by adjusting the focus in three separate exposures, and blending the shots for a magical effect.

How to enhance a sky to mimic a graduated neutral density filter

How to enhance a sky to mimic a graduated neutral density filter

In this advanced photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to use an adjustment layer and the Gradient tool to mimic the effect of a graduated neutral density filter.

Surreal portraits: how to shoot and combine images into a Dali-inspired selfie

Surreal portraits: how to shoot and combine images into a Dali-inspired selfie

Discover how to shoot and combine a series of frames to create a seamless mid-air self-portrait inspired by the master of surreal portraits, Salvador Dali.

Creative Photoshop ideas: how to merge portraits with graphics for fantastic effects

Creative Photoshop ideas: how to combine portraits with graphics for fantastic effects

In our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial we show you how to merge portraits with some of the free graphics that come with the software to make creative, surrealist images.

Photoshop scatter effect tutorial: download our FREE brushes and textures

Photoshop scatter effect tutorial: download our FREE brushes and follow along!

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to use brushes and masks to transform a portrait with eye-catching Photoshop scatter effects.

Photoshop CC 2014: a user’s guide to Adobe’s new updates

Photoshop CC 2014 User Guide

Photoshop CC subscribers can take advantage of a host of new features, tools and apps. Here’s our pick of the improvements in Adobe’s Photoshop CC 2014 update, and a quick user’s guide to how they work.

Motion blur: how to use layers, filters and masks to create a sense of speed

Motion blur: how to use layers, filters and masks to create a sense of speed

Motion blur, which makes a subject look like it’s moving quickly, has become a familiar effect in photos and movies – even though it doesn’t exist in real life. In this in-depth tutorial we show you how to recreate this classic photo effect using Photoshop.

How to apply digital makeup to your portraits

How to apply digital makeup to your portraits

In this quick photo editing tutorial we show you how to be a digital makeup artist and use Photoshop to enhance your portraits.

27 incredible photo effects you can create from just one Photoshop menu

27 incredible photo effects you can create from just one Photoshop menu

In this quick tutorial we show you some of the special photo effects you can create in Photoshop by mixing different images together using Blend modes.

Light trails: enhance your night shots with this really simple photo editing tutorial

Light trails 20

In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to brighten up night time pictures by adding light trails in Photoshop.