How to Add Texture to an Image

*** Adding an update – I have written two other texture tutorials which can be read HERE and HERE. *** This is a very picture-heavy tutorial, because, in my opinion, it is the lack of enough pictures that leaves people confused and not understanding particular steps given by the writer. So, I documented almost every […]

Batch Process With Adobe Camera RAW

This post was originally published at my other photography blog, Photography Haven, which I no longer keep up. Today’s tutorial is on batch processing in Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) which both PSE 7 and 8, as well as Photoshop CS2 through CS5 have included in their programs. The main requirement for this tutorial is that […]

Converting Image to Black and White

Today I am going to share how to convert an image from color to black and white. There are some amazing free and for-purchase actions which you can use for B&W conversions, but if you’d like to know how to do it on your own, this tutorial is for you. Before we start, please note […]

Using Gradients in Photoshop Elements

I love, love, love Gradient Map and Gradient adjustment layers in Photoshop Elements (and regular PS)! You can create subtle or dramatic color and temperature changes with them, and I often use them in my actions and general work flow. So I thought I would share how to create your own gradients and how to […]