When Actions Will Not Load in PSE

Thanks to the handy-dandy Actions panel is in Photoshop Elements 11 and 12, installing actions no longer has to be a complicated and frustrating task. However, if you are a PSE user who upgraded from an older version, you may prefer using actions through the Photo Effects panel because the thumbnails are easier to read […]

Brushes 101 {New Series}

Brushes 101 Series This week I am starting a new series of tutorials dedicated to Photoshop and Photoshop Elements brushes. Since many readers of this blog are new to PS/PSE, I am going to start at brand-new-beginner level and slowly get more in-depth. This first post in the series is to announce the topic and […]

Getting Started With Actions in Photoshop Elements

Actions Webinar Recently I held a webinar on how to get started using actions in Photoshop Elements. We had a good time, covered a ton of information and had time to answer lots of questions. I did record the webinar so that attendees could watch it to reinforce what they learned, and so that those […]

How to Install Actions in PSE 11

Photoshop Elements 11 was released in late September with major changes to the layout of the full edit (not called “Expert”) mode. In addition to those changes, they added a new panel/palette – the Actions panel. After  years of requests by users to make installing actions easier, Adobe listened and you can now add actions […]

Photoshop Elements 11 Giveaway

Photoshop Elements 11 Now Available When Photoshop Elements 11 was released last month, it created a bit of a stir with the major changes Adobe implemented. I wrote a review of the program, along with a video tour of the “expert” (old Full Edit) mode. If you missed the review, you can read it by clicking here. […]

How to Brighten Shadows in Photoshop Elements

A recent question I was asked on Facebook was how to brighten shadows in a picture. I thought that would make for a great blog tutorial, so here we go! I am tackling the shadow issue from two directions – a jpg image and a raw image. JPG Images: As always with Photoshop and Photoshop […]

Photoshop Elements 11 Review

As expected, Adobe released the newest version of Photoshop Elements earlier this week. At first I was extremely disappointed with the upgrade, however, the more I play with it, the better I feel about it. Before I get into the review let me state my opinion, because that may be all some are reading this […]

Photoshop Elements 11 Hopeful Additions

Photoshop Elements 11 should be released at the end of September, if Adobe holds true to the pattern of the past few years. The past couple of weeks I have been thinking about what upgrades they will add to it. Changes I’m pretty sure of: ACR slider options will change to match those in Lightroom […]