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.
Here is a fun and actually useful project for Adobe Photoshop. How to change the color of a house or other object to match a paint swatch. Great for testing out new looks for a home without actually doing the paint job. Here you go...
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Here is a nice Photoshop Elements Christmas Card project that uses custom snowflake brushes available online as a download. I show you how to find custom brushes, how to download and install them, then how to use them in your projects. Lots of great information here that is useful all year round.
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Here is a fun project that can be a bit confusing at first. I remove all of the confusion with a simple step-by-step demonstration of the process. The nice thing about this Photoshop Elements photo manipulation is that it is very customizable once you have the layers in place.
One of the most common problems with outdoor photography is bad shadows. Ideally you can use a fill flash or bounce card when taking your photo to prevent the problem from happening in the first place but if you can't do that you can minimize the shadow problem using Photoshop Elements. Here's how:
This is in answer to one of the most frequent questions I get asked and it has to do with confusion from people who are new to Photoshop Elements, How to Print or Export. The confusion comes from that Layers Panel, anyone new to image editing on a computer will not have seen that before. Once you know that the Layers Panel is just internal to the image and you can ignore it with regards to Printing or Exporting all is fine again. So...here is what is up with Printing and Exporting from Photoshop Elements.