DIY pop art tee with Photoshop Elements

This is cool! Turn one of your photos into pop art in just a few clicks using Photoshop Elements. Makes a cute t-shirt!

My daughter is obsessed with Beanie Boos. That’s right, Beanie Boos. The Beanie Babies of the ’90s have been reinvented as cute stuffed animals with freakily giant eyes. They come in three sizes: small, medium, and giant-but-it’s-gonna-cost-you. And there’s so many of them! We can’t go anywhere without my daughter seeing a new Beanie Boo that […]

how to swap heads using PhotoMerge in Photoshop Elements

This is awesome! How to swap heads so you can get a great group photo. Perfect for when people close their eyes or kids aren't all looking at the camera at the same time. And it only takes 30 seconds! Easy photo editing.

Ah, kids. They’re great, right? Except when they’re not. Like when you’re all in the car together and someone won’t stop humming and someone else won’t stop poking people and someone else needs to go to the bathroom really really bad. Or when they leave Legos out for you to step on in the middle of […]

super easy photo edits in Photoshop Elements 15 & a giveaway

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If you’re a repeat reader here, you’ll know that lately I’ve been sharing lots of cool projects you can make using Photoshop Elements. And I get to keep giving copies of the software away, too! There’s another giveaway at the end of this post, so make sure to read all the way through.  (Giveaway closed.) I […]

fix that photo: how to boost & brighten a dull photo

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Sometimes a little bit of editing can turn a good photo into a great one. In the next few weeks, I’m going to share a variety of simple photo edits that will help you make the most of the photographs you take. Today’s easy edit focuses on how to brighten and color boost a dull photo. […]

easy fix for dark or underexposed photos | simple photo edit

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It’s such a disappointment to upload photos to your computer and realize they’re dark and underexposed. This happens often when you shoot on AUTO – today’s cameras do a pretty good job with exposure, but even the smartest camera can get confused. It doesn’t know whether the person you’re photographing is supposed to have a […]

winter and snow day photography tips

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In the weeks leading up to Christmas, snow is great – it’s fun to play in, pretty to look at, and can make an evening magical. However, once Christmas has past I’m always ready for the snow to be done too. No such luck in my neck of the woods – our last snow of […]

the secret to a better black and white photo

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  Have you ever converted one of your favorite photos to black and white and been disappointed with the result? Take a look at the photos below: This was one of my favorite photos from an early photoshoot of my daughter. The colors were bright, it’s well exposed, and her expression is adorable. However, when […]