Electrify your portraits using Photoshop Elements

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Give your portrait a shot of electricity by creating glowing lines in Photoshop Elements.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dragan Effect: how to make dramatic HDR portraits in a matter of minutes

Dragan Effect: how to make dramatic HDR portraits in a matter of minutes

The so-called Dragan Effect is a fun, creative way to give your people pictures a dramatic makeover. We explain how to use a few simple Photoshop effects to create HDR-style portraits with real impact.

Common problems with travel photos and how Camera Raw can help

Common problems with travel photos and how Camera Raw can help

In our latest Raw Tuesday tutorial on editing raw format files we explain how the Camera Raw editor in Photoshop Elements can help rescue your travel photos from some of the common mistakes photographers make.

How to crop pictures to fix composition: a step-by-step guide

How to crop pictures to fix composition: a step-by-step guide

There’s more to using Photoshop Elements’ Crop tool than chopping out unwanted bits from your pictures. In this Photoshop Elements tutorial we’ll show you how to crop pictures to fix the composition of your images.

Panograph photography: how to make on-trend, ‘low-tech’ panoramas

Panograph photography: how to and assemble on-trend low-tech panoramas

A panograph is like a low-tech panorama, but as we show in our latest tutorial, its characteristic fragmented, home-made look can produce some fascinating pictures.

How to blur water in Photoshop Elements: get the slow shutter look (free start file)

How to blur water in Photoshop: get the slow shutter look in 6 easy steps

In this quick Photoshop Elements tutorial we show you how to blur water using simple Photoshop effects to recreate the classic slow shutter look.