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How to Photoshop People Out of Photos

We show you an easy method of removing unwanted people or objects from your photos, exclusively with Adobe Photoshop.



How to Manage Your Media

Check out these tips to help you better manage your photos and music.

Five Easy Ways to Add Special Effects to Your Digital Photos

It once took a darkroom to do the stuff you can now do on your PC or right in your camera--thanks to some simple image-editing tricks and creative scene modes, you can turn full-size objects into miniatures, compose panoramas, and more.


Five Reasons Photographers Should Love the Apple iPhone

These free (or cheap) photo-friendly apps should be on every photographer's iPhone.


6 Handy Tips for Getting Around Photoshop Elements

Remember these keyboard shortcuts to streamline your photo editing with Adobe's image editor.


Improve the Exposure of Your Photos With Just a Few Clicks

Use your image editor's Levels tool to bring mediocre photos to life.


Artistic Digital Photo Effects: Zoom Blur, Orton Effect

Learn how to use blur selectively--in the lens and in your image editor--and how to apply the Orton Effect to your digital photos.


Simple Ways to Create Photos With High Dynamic Range or Infinite Depth

Sure, you could use expensive HDR software or hyperfocal photography to create high-end special effects--or you could fake it and get similar results in your digital photos.


Frequently Asked Photo Questions for March

Dave answers questions about freezing action photos with a digital SLR, charging camera batteries, maximizing focus, and more.


Add a Fake Magnifying Glass to a Photo

Use your image editor to enlarge a detail in your photo and add a fake magnifying glass to peer through.


Whiten the Teeth in Your Portraits

Use these photo editing tips to get brighter smiles in portraits, if not in real life.


Learn Some Photography Tricks for the New Year

Start the year off right by learning some exciting photo editing techniques.


Apply the Orton Effect for Glowing, Vibrant Photos

Use your image editor to add emotional resonance to your digital photos with this layering technique.