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How to Combine Multiple Digital Photos into One

You can easily combine several digital photos into one, copying part of one photo and pasting it into another by using your image-editing software. To combine images: [more…]

Give Your Digital Photo a Fish-Eye Effect

Fish-eye lenses enable photographers to photograph a distorted 180-degree perspective. You can simulate a fish-eye look in a lot of image editors (including Photoshop Elements). To make your photo look [more…]

How to Retouch Blemishes in Your Digital Photos

If you have a nice digital-photo portrait of someone that needs a little retouching, you can easily retouch minor flaws with the Healing Brush tools in Photoshop Elements [more…]

Move Part of a Digital Photo to a New Layer with Adobe Photoshop Elements

In Adobe Photoshop Elements, you can create layers onto which you can move different parts of your photo file. By moving parts of your original photo onto new layers, you can use those different layers [more…]

Adding a Digital Frame to Your Digital Photo with Adobe Photoshop Elements

You can add a digital frame to your photo in Adobe Photoshop Elements. Elements gives you many frame options, letting you preview as many as you want before you decide which frame suits your picture best [more…]

Creating a Digital Slideshow in Adobe Photoshop Album

You can put your digital photos into a slideshow by using Adobe Photoshop Album. After specifying how you want to set up the slideshow, you can choose how to publish it. To create a slideshow [more…]

How to Add Text to Your Digital Photo

If your image editor supports layers, add text to your digital photo by including a text layer in the image file. You can include this text anywhere in the image and decide the text’s look. This process [more…]

How to Make a Vignette in Your Digital Photo

A vignette is a circular border around the center of interest in a photograph, and vignettes are effective when used with a portrait. You can create a colorful vignette with a gradual blend to the subject [more…]

How to Fix an Underexposed Digital Photo

If your take a photo that you love but it’s underexposed, you can rescue the image in your image-editing software. Many image editors let you correct underexposed pictures, making them underexposed no [more…]

How to Use the Liquify Filter in Your Image Editor

The Liquify filter in your image editor is more than a filter — the Liquify filter allows you to manipulate your digital image like warm taffy. You can use the Liquify filter to distort the entire image [more…]

How to Copy Your Digital Image Slideshow to DVD

In many image-editing programs, you can output your digital image slideshow to a DVD. Then, you can play that DVD on any television that has a DVD player attached. To write your slideshow to a DVD by using [more…]

Brushing a Selection Outline onto Your Digital Photo

Use a tool like Elements’ Selection Brush for complex selection outlines. With this tool, you brush over the areas you don’t want to alter, laying down a digital mask over those pixels. Using the brush [more…]

Correcting Faded Colors in Your Digital Photos

If you’ve scanned a photo that has faded colors, you can use your image-editing software to try to restore the original colors. You might have to make up some colors, depending on how faded the photo is [more…]

How to Fix an Overexposed Digital Photo

If you accidentally overexpose a photo with your digital camera, you can easily fix it with a duplicate layer and the proper blend mode. As long as none of the overexposed highlights are completely blown [more…]

Change a Photo’s File Format in Adobe Photoshop Elements

You can convert a digital photo’s file format on your computer by using Adobe Photoshop Elements. Elements lets you choose from a list of formats, so you can make your picture file just what you want it [more…]

How to Organize Your Digital Photos in Your Image-Editing Software

You need a consistent file organization in your image-editing software to handle all your editing tasks. Most editing programs including an organizing feature so that you can keep your digital photos easy [more…]

Cropping a Digital Photo with Adobe Photoshop Elements

You can cut, or crop, an image file that you have on your computer by using Adobe Photoshop Elements (or another image-editing program), reducing the image to the cropped area. With an image open in Elements [more…]

Making Complex Shapes with Fireworks MX 2004

Fireworks MX 2004 introduces a new concept for creating shapes: AutoShapes. You can make these complex shapes simply by choosing them directly from the Rectangle tool's pop-up menu: [more…]

Dreamweaver to Fireworks: Image Editing

Suppose that you have a logo on your Web page and your client suddenly wants it in a different color. Normally, this would mean launching another image-editing program, tracking down the logo, opening [more…]

Investing in Adobe Photoshop to Edit Digital Images

Adobe Photoshop is the digital image-editing program everyone respects. Photoshop allows you to manipulate your digital photos in just about every way. You do have to figure out how to use Photoshop’s [more…]

Editing a Layer of a Digital Photo with Adobe Photoshop Elements

You can edit part of an image without changing the rest of it by making changes to a particular layer in Adobe Photoshop Elements. You just need to make sure that the part you want to edit resides on the [more…]

Selecting a Part of Your Digital Image by Color

In your photo-editing program, you can select pixels in your digital image based on color. Elements calls its color-based selection tool the Magic Wand, but other programs call it the Color Wand, Color [more…]

Removing Red Eye from a Digital Photo with Adobe Photoshop Elements

Your digital picture subjects may end up with a case of red eye. If you can’t prevent the red eye when you take the picture, you can remove it in Adobe Photoshop Elements using the Red Eye tool designed [more…]

How to Use Your Image Editor’s Correct Camera Distortion Filter

If you get a distorted view of a subject in a digital photo, use your image-editing program’s Correct Camera Distortion filter to change the distorted image to a normal perspective. Just remember that [more…]

How to Straighten a Digital Photo in Your Image Editor

When you use your digital camera, you may have a hard time capturing a picture that’s perfectly level. If you have a photograph that’s well composed but a little crooked or askew, you can easily straighten [more…]

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