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How to Turn Color Photos into Black-and-White Images

How to Turn Color Photos into Black-and-White Images

Sometimes, it is only after a shoot that I discover a shot would have looked better in black and white. On other occasions, I turn my color photos into black-and-white images at the model’s request or because I need the pictures to create some special moods. Black-and-white images are particularly suitable for journalistic style photography [...]

How to Remove Red Eyes in Photoshop

How to Remove Red Eyes in Photoshop

When you use flash to take a picture of people and animals in a dark environment, your subjects can end up with red eyes. This effect is quite common, and you have probably seen such images before. In this article, you will learn to use the Red Eye Brush Tool to remove red eyes. Select [...]

How to Remove Facial Blemishes in Photoshop

How to Remove Facial Blemishes in Photoshop

The Clone Stamp Tool, which takes a sample of an image and lets you stamp it over an area, is very effective for removing unwanted artifacts such as dust and scratches from your photos. It is commonly used for removing specks from the sky in landscape photos and eradicating facial blemishes and scars from portraits. [...]

How to Merge Text and Images in Photoshop

How to Merge Text and Images in Photoshop

When working with text and images, you have to think of type as a design element. You can create many type designs in Photoshop Elements with the [Layer]-[Type] command. There are many other ways of creating unusual text effects. In this tutorial, you will group a text layer and an image layer to get the [...]

How to Make Yourself Look Younger in Adobe Photoshop

How to Make Yourself Look Younger in Adobe Photoshop

With Photoshop Elements, you can easily remove wrinkles, cover gray hair and even out skin tone. In this tutorial, I will show you how to take years off a person’s face in a matter of minutes. Select [File]-[Open] from the menu bar. The Open dialog box appears. Open the image Select the Clone Stamp Tool [...]

How to Give Your Subjects a Healthy Glow in Photoshop

How to Give Your Subjects a Healthy Glow in Photoshop

Photoshop Elements can be used in the same way to give your subjects a healthy glow and bring the luster back to old, faded pictures. In this tutorial, you will learn to make a pale-looking subject look livelier while filling in the gap between her front teeth. Select [File]-[Open] from the menu bar. The Open [...]

How to Create Selective Focusing Effect in Photoshop

How to Create Selective Focusing Effect in Photoshop

Selective focusing is the photographic technique of keeping an area of the scene in focus while the rest of the scene is blurred. This technique has the effect of focusing the viewer’s attention on a particular object or area of the image. If you are not using an SLR camera, this effect can be hard [...]

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

When combining images, you may have to create a new reflection for the objects that you moved from the original image. Obviously, this is necessary only if there is a reflective element in your new composition. Even if you are not combining images, you may also want to create or retouch the reflections in your [...]

How to Create Neon Light Images in Photoshop

How to Create Neon Light Images in Photoshop

The most mesmerizing and attention-grabbing signs are probably found in neon-lit cities like glitzy Las Vegas. With Photoshop Elements, you can create the same colorful, neon-like effects using filters and a variety of blending modes. Open a bicycle image. Note that the background and the bicycle are on separate layers. Because bright neon colors look [...]

How to Desaturate Part of the Image in Photoshop

How to Desaturate Part of the Image in Photoshop

When you turn a color image into black and white using the Remove Color command in Photoshop Elements, the process is known as desaturation. In this article, you will learn to desaturate only part of a color image as the juxtaposition of color and black-and-white areas creates an interesting visual effect. This is a technique [...]

How to Create a Studio Background and Picture Package in Photoshop

How to Create a Studio Background and Picture Package in Photoshop

If you need a passport photo for your job application or other sorts of forms but you don’t have any, you can take a good portrait shot of yourself and alter the background to make it look like a studio backdrop. With Photoshop Elements, you can even print a picture package that is a collection [...]

How to Combine Images in Photoshop

How to Combine Images in Photoshop

One of the easiest ways to create new and exciting compositions is to combine individual pictures. In this tutorial, you will learn to combine images inconspicuously by cleaning up the edges of pasted objects and adjusting the brightness and contrast. Open an image Select the Zoom Tool from the toolbox. Select the subject to zoom [...]

How to Color Black-and-White Photographs in Photoshop

How to Color Black-and-White Photographs in Photoshop

If you have some old, black-and-white family photos, try turning them into color images in Photoshop Elements. The colors will inject vibrancy into the images and give them a different kind of look. But no matter how the images turn out, one thing is for sure-your pet project will get everyone in the family talking. [...]

How to Clean Up Backgrounds in Photoshop

How to Clean Up Backgrounds in Photoshop

It is inevitable that unwanted people or objects will sometimes appear in the background of your pictures. This will ruin the composition of your shot and also detract attention from your main subject. As you learned in the example on removing facial blemishes, the Clone Stamp Tool can stamp out such unwanted objects easily. In [...]

How to Change a Picture's Color in Photoshop

How to Change a Picture’s Color in Photoshop

You can easily change the hue, saturation, and brightness of an image in Photoshop Elements with the Hue/Saturation command. This feature for improving overall colors is also useful when you only want to change a specific color. You can, for instance, make all the blues in the image appear darker without affecting the rest of [...]

How to Use the Marquee Tool in Photoshop

How to Use the Marquee Tool in Photoshop

The Marquee is the simplest and, in some ways, the most obvious of selection tools in Photshop. Unlike all other selection tools, it is ‘subject independent’, meaning that whereas tools such as the Lasso and Magic Wand are designed to follow the contours of an object within the image, the Marquee makes a selection based [...]