Black & White in Photoshop Elements

At the last meeting I demonstrated the use of the Enhance > Convert to Black and White… tool for converting images to black and white. While this tool is still a perfectly acceptable way of doing this, I have since discovered this tutorial that uses a different, in many ways better technique for this. IfContinue reading “Black & White in Photoshop Elements”

Start Using Curves in Elements

Start Using Curves in Elements. | Photo Answers One of the biggest advantages that the full version of Photoshop seems to offer over Elements is access to the Curves palette – and if you’ve used Curves you’ll know just how handy they are for controlling contrast. What many people don’t realise though is that CurvesContinue reading “Start Using Curves in Elements”

Spot Sharpening with a Faux Layer Mask in Photoshop Elements

Spot Sharpening with a Faux Layer Mask in Photoshop Elements One of the features on the wish list of most advanced Photoshop Elements users is Layer Masks. It is one of the key features that separates Photoshop Elements from Photoshop – but it doesn’t have to be that way. It is possible to create fauxContinue reading “Spot Sharpening with a Faux Layer Mask in Photoshop Elements”