Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 review

With Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 you can organize, fix and share your photos using machine learning and Guided Edits

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022
(Image: © George Cairns)

Digital Camera World Verdict

Photoshop Elements 2022 provides all the organising and fixing tools that the average photographer requires, plus it gives you in-app guidance on how to develop new creative image-adjusting skills such as digitally pampering your pet portraits. It has also expanded its abilities to bring stills to life by adding animated overlays.


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    New guided edits

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    Easy to animate stills

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    Powerful selection tools

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    No monthly subscription required


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    Dated looking interface

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    Somewhat simplistic at times

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    Camera Raw tools limited

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Photoshop Elements 2022 is pitched as a novice-friendly alternative to Photoshop itself. The original version of Adobe Photoshop itself started out as a basic photo-fixer. Over the decades it has evolved into the much more complex and sophisticated Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud), which is packed full of tools and menu commands that cater for the needs of animators, web-designers and even 3D modellers. 

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George Cairns

George has been freelancing as a photo fixing and creative tutorial writer since 2002, working for award winning titles such as Digital Camera, PhotoPlus, N-Photo and Practical Photoshop. He's expert in communicating the ins and outs of Photoshop and Lightroom, as well as producing video production tutorials on Final Cut Pro and iMovie for magazines such as iCreate and Mac Format. He also produces regular and exclusive Photoshop CC tutorials for his YouTube channel.