In this Photoshop Elements project from my YouTube channel I show how to merge photos together creating a double exposure look. This technique requires the use of selections, layers, and blending tricks to get the look just right. Easy once you understand how.
Sometimes you may need to add a visible watermark to an image and if you need to do this to lots of images it would be nice to have it easily repeated. Here is how to add a watermark to a photo using Adobe Photoshop Elements.
One of the most basic skills you need to master in Adobe Photoshop is how to make a clean selection.There are several ways of doing this but one of the most versatile is to use the Pen Tool. This YouTube video explains how
Photoshop Elements does not have a 3D section like the more advanced Adobe Photoshop but with a traditional art approach you can create a 3D object effect in Photoshop Elements. In this 3D project I use an old fashioned Letter Cube to demonstrate the perspective principles involved.
Just in time for the Christmas Holiday, here is a nice Christmas Card design created completely inside of Photoshop Elements, no photos needed. Uses a combination of techniques and included graphics to create realistic looking Christmas Tree Ornaments.
In this video from my YouTube channel I show you how to do a glamour soft focus trick where the model's face is in focus and then the image moves into soft focus away from the face. This is actually an easy to do effect and it is all explained in this video.
Photoshop Elements has a vastly limited set of functions when compared with Adobe Photoshop but by using plugins and other tools online you can add Adobe Photoshop functionality back into Photoshop Elements. One case in point is the Adobe Color Wheel which is included in Adobe Photoshop as the Kuler wheel. But this tool is also available online, here is how to use it with PSE.
Often times when you try to change the background on a photo in either Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements you will get a light or white line running around the image. This is called either a fringe or a halo. Here is how to handle that photograph editing problem.