Clone Stamp Tool: how to remove unwanted objects and rescue any photo

Clone Stamp Tool: how to remove unwanted objects and rescue your photos

We don’t always have the time or opportunity to compose photos that are perfect in every way. Sure, you’d like to get it right in camera, but it’s just not always possible to find that perfect angle or ask someone to move when capturing fleeting moments. In one of our most in-depth Photoshop Elements tutorials ever, we show you step-by-step how to use the Clone Stamp tool and Brush tools to remove unwanted objects.

Abstract Portraits: how to create a striking photo montage using clipped shapes

Abstract Portraits: how to create a striking photo montage using clipped shapes

In this simple and fun Photoshop tutorial we’ll show you how to create striking abstract portraits using clipped shapes and repeating patterns that make an impressive photo montage.

Photoshop Pen Tool: a jargon-free guide to making cut-outs and precise selections

Photoshop Pen Tool: a jargon-free guide to making cut-outs and precise selections

If you thought the Photoshop Pen Tool was strictly for designers and professional photographers, think again. Our jargon-free tutorial shows you how to make cut-outs and super-precise selections.

Rim Lighting: simple Photoshop effects to enhance your landscapes

Rim Lighting: simple Photoshop effects to enhance your landscapes

Let’s face it: not all of us who like to shoot landscape photography have the opportunity to visit our favourite photo locations over and over again to capture the scene in perfect conditions. If you fall into this category, you don’t have to let your images suffer. In the tutorial below we’ll show you how to use a few simple Photoshop effects that mimics the effect of sunlight caught on rocks.

How to replace a sky: Photoshop effects to make your landscapes more attractive

How to replace a sky: Photoshop effects to make your landscapes more attractive

If the skies in your landscape photography are looking a little flat, try this simple technique to replace a sky using Photoshop effects like Layer Masks and Blend Modes.

Adobe Lightroom Presets: how to make your photos stand out AND save time

Adobe Lightroom Presets: how to increase your efficiency AND create dramatic effects

In our latest Adobe Lightroom tutorial we show you how to work more efficiently by using Adobe Lightroom presets, which you can use to create a range of punchy special effects.

Dramatic Lighting: how to create stylish portraits using simple Photoshop effects

Dramatic Lighting: how to create stylish, on-trend portraits using simple Photoshop effects

In our latest Raw Tuesday tutorial we show you in-depth how to tweak your raw files and use a range of simple Photoshop effects to recreate the look of dramatic lighting in your portrait photography.

Double Exposure Photography: when and why you should turn two images into one

Double Exposure Photography: how, when and why you'd want to turn two images into one

What is double exposure photography? What started as a mistake in the days of film has been reclaimed by photographers over the years who are fascinated by its artistic merits. In this guide we explain what a double exposure is, when you might use this effect and what to do if your camera doesn’t offer a double exposure feature.

Image sharpening: how to bring out more detail in your favourite photos

Photoshop image sharpening step-by-step: 10

In this Photoshop Elements tutorial we show you clever ways of bringing out more detail through image sharpening, while keeping some of the side effects to a minimum.

Focus Stacking: how to extend depth of field when shooting close up

Focus Stacking: how to extend depth of field when shooting close up

Shooting anything up close requires incredible patience and extreme precision. If your close-up photography isn’t sharp then you’re not only wasting pictures, but you’ve wasted hours of your time. In this in-depth tutorial we’ll show you how to use one of the most amazing Photoshop effects macro and close-up photographers can use: focus stacking.

Below we’ll show you step-by-step how to extend depth of field when shooting close-up by shifting your point of focus in multiple images,w which you’ll later stitch together so you can produce images that are sharp throughout the frame.