Still Life Photography Tips and Tricks Part 2

The following post is by Kelly Newbury of Fine Art Prints by Kelly Newbury. Welcome to part two of the still life photography post. In part one I talked about how to set up and capture a still life photo (for fine art). After I have the pictures I want, I view them in PSE […]

Everyday Basics Action Set for Beginners {for PSE and Photoshop}

I am pleased to present my first action set designed from start to finish especially for those who are brand new to Photoshop Elements (or Photoshop) and interested in using actions. The actions were created to help walk new users through a good, clean edit workflow plus give them a few extra simple “creative” actions […]

Textures Watch Me Work Workshop

Are you new to Photoshop Elements or Photoshop CS5, or just new to textures and you’re trying to figure out what the heck they are or what to do with them, I am offering a “watch me work” type of workshop which may be just what you need. The Watch Me Work workshops I did […]

Textures by Kim Klassen {Interview and a Giveaway}

GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED. Thank you to all who entered and for the wonderful love and support you showed to Kim! Love you all! Winner 1, comment #177 was Marcee. Winner 2, comment #61 was Kim. Winner 3, comment #528 was Kathy G. Winner 4, comment #363 was Jacqueline.   Today I have a real treat […]

Fix It Friday {with textures}

Remember in my review of Florabella’s recent texture set (and giveaway) that I said I used to be seriously addicted to textures, but that I had learned moderation? Well, that new set I have in my hands has made me fall off the texture-wagon. With today’s I Heart Faces Fix It Friday image, I new […]

Florabella Textures Review, Tutorial and Giveaway!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. ANY ENTRIES MADE AFTER 11 pm EST WILL BE DELETED. Winner was Holly, comment #298! I love textures. Let me say that again….I love textures. Love them. Love. ♥ The very first textures I ever paid money for were from Florabella. I bought both her sets (that she had available […]

Creating Textures in Photoshop Elements

Ever wonder how the beautiful textures you see in the photography world are made? Some are pictures of actual textures like rust on a building, or wood from a barn, linen from a dress, etc. Others are just a compilation of brushes and colors, blend modes and more. My post today addresses the later approach. […]

Photoshop Elements Templates and Textures Christmas Giveaway

Merry Christmas to everyone (late)! I had hoped to get this out to you Christmas Eve, but I had family coming to stay and with cleaning preparations, cooking and last minute shopping, I just could not find time to get the post done. The giveaway is two downloads, good for both Photoshop Elements and Photoshop: […]

Photo Editing With I Heart Faces

It’s Friday again, which for many in the online photog world means Fix It Friday time with I Heart Faces. This week’s image was provided by a friend of mine, Michelle Johnson of Love That Shot. She did a great job taking the shot and as with all pictures that are “right” coming from the […]

Talking About Textures and a Free Textures Pack

If you have been following any length of time, you will know that I have a love affair with textures. I L.O.V.E. what just the right textures can do for a picture. Color, hues, texture, depth, light, vignetting and more. It is amazing how they can bring a picture to life! I have done a […]