How to create selections in Photoshop

Making selections is an essential Photoshop skill. Selections can be used to select a specific area you wish to copy or edit, or to create a more permanent mask. How accurate...

Seven essential tips for photographing fireworks

Photographing fireworks requires you to take full manual control over the camera, so if you’ve never strayed away from auto before now is the time to do it. You’ll...

How to shoot aurorae, star trails and the moon

Photographers who have enjoyed a long hot summer, complete with endless hours of sunny days and golden sunsets, may be letting out an extended sigh at the prospect of it now being...

Get better night shots of cities

Transform your cityscapes into breathtaking images by working harmoniously with ambient and city lights. While there are a number of factors that need to work in harmony to...

How to get more creative abstract landscapes

An abstract approach to landscape photography yields interesting and creative images, as Lynne Douglas reveals. Some years ago while reviewing images from a trip to the Hebrides, one...

Get great shots of winter birds

With low sunlight, as well as the prospect of frost and snow, winter is a great time to be out looking for birds to photograph, says Oscar Dewhurst. Winter...

How to make perfect panoramas

Photoshop's powerful panorama-building feature will extend the capture angle of your camera.  For those times where you find yourself squeezed for space, or lacking a wide enough lens, panorama...

Our best-ever tips for portraits

When it comes to taking interesting people shots, rules are made to be broken. Our experts suggest shooting as wide as possible, blowing highlights and experimenting with mixed lighting.

Our best-ever tips for wildlife photography

Young birds can be great photographic subjects because there will be interactions such as feeding between them and their parents. However, it is really important to make sure that you don’t...

What’s new in Photoshop Elements 2019

The latest version of Adobe’s budget Photoshop-lite application comes with several improvements. There’s a new Home Screen offering easy access to images, effects and Photoshop-related online content. There’s also the usual smattering...

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