Action: Viewing Channels in Photoshop Elements

Photoshop Elements doesn’t have a Channels Panel, so if you’re an Elements user, there isn’t a way to view the channels of your photo natively. So I’ve created an action which turns the channels into three separate layers for you to turn on and...

Patch Tool Video

In this video I demonstrate the Patch Tool for removing unwanted elements, and reducing skin wrinkles. Here is an associated article: Patch tool for eye bags Here is another (shorter) video I’ve made about a similar topic: Watch video And here are some other...

Blurring an object in the foreground of a photo

One of my class members, Falon, asked me how to blur the rocks in the foreground of her beautiful photo: I have helped people blur backgrounds many times, but foreground blurring isn’t so common. While the two techniques are similar, it goes without saying that...

Shrinking an object in a photo

This post is a bit of fun.  I was asked for help to shrink this guy’s head as a prank. I love pranks, but that’s not the reason I’m posting this.  There are some very important principles here, which you can use every time you need to reduce the size...