Photoshop vs Photoshop Elements

Photoshop vs Photoshop Elements
(Image credit: Jason Parnell-Brookes)

Adobe Photoshop is one of the best known image editing programs in the world and is a powerful resource for photo editing and manipulation. But there are in fact two versions of Photoshop: Photoshop (formerly called Photoshop CC) and Photoshop Elements. They differ greatly in layout and operation, with different tools, features, and extra available online content to help create imagery.

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Jase Parnell-Brookes

Jase Parnell-Brookes is an award-winning photographer, educator and writer based in the UK. They won the Gold Prize award in the Nikon Photo Contest 2018/19 and was named Digital Photographer of the Year in 2014. After completing their Masters Jase has spent a good chunk of two decades studying and working in photography and optics shooting and writing all over the world for big-name brands and media outlets. Now the Channel Editor for Cameras and Skywatching at their speciality is in low light optics and camera systems.