How to Lighten the Photoshop CS6 Workspace Colors

When Photoshop CS6 came out, the change was significant, not only because of the awesome new additions to the program, but because the interface (workspace) was so much darker and more dramatic. The change in colors was to help the images or graphics “pop” on the user’s screen. Some liked the feature while others did […]

How and When to Flatten in Photoshop {Elements}

I am on a quest – a quest to answer some of the frequently asked questions from new Photoshop {Elements} users. Today I am answering the question “what is flattening?” and “how do you flatten?” Previously I’ve explained why we should edit with layers, the different types of layers, and how to edit with them (to many […]

Why Layers Matter

I have talked a lot about layers here at Everyday Elements. What layers are, what types of layers you can use, how to use layers and so on. However, the last time I did a tutorial regarding layers someone asked me a great question – why should they use layers? Why should we use layers? […]

How to See Camera Settings in Photoshop {Elements}

Once you have been dabbling in photography for a bit, you will eventually look at a picture on your computer and think “Now, what was my ISO  for that picture?”or “What aperture did I use to take that?” When you take a picture with a digital camera, you can instantly look back at the LCD […]