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The 12 Days of Christmas Starts Tomorrow, Saturday Dec 13!

The 12 Days of Christmas are almost here! You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout – because my 12 Days of Christmas starts tomorrow, Saturday December 13! This year, there is a wider variety of things that will be available. I’m including everything from actions to brush sets to layer styles, tossing in some Lightroom presets, and… Read more →

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7 Cool Reasons to Try Graffi’s Sampler Pack for FREE!

Graffi’s Photo Effects Sampler for Elements 11 – 13 is out, with a sampling of photo effects from 7 of the most popular sets available in the Graffishop Read more →

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11 Facts About PhotoLab That Will Impress Your Friends

PhotoLab (a Photoshop Elements Actions set) for Photoshop Elements was updated this week and now supports for Photoshop Elements 13. Now this pack boasts an installer for Windows versions of Elements 11-13, plus all the actions, thumbnails & xml files for a custom manual install for Mac users. Photographers go wild! Read more →

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4.5 Ways Handy Actions are Cooler than Johnny Depp

Sure, Johnny Depp is cool. Sure, Johnny Depp is versatile. But if you are a Photoshop Elements user, did you know that Graffi’s Handy Actions are even cooler than Johnny Depp? Read more →

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3 Creative Uses of the Drop Shadow in Photoshop

Layer styles are a great way to add effects to your images in Photoshop. In this article, you will learn about the Drop Shadow Read more →

Graffi's Action Effects for Photoshop Elements Sampler Pack - 7 effects from the most popular sets in the Graffishop

Create Delicious Donut Text That Will Make You Hungry

In this tutorial, I will walk you through the process of making a yummy sweet text in Photoshop. We will use the basic tools and effects along to achieve the final outcome in short time. Read more →

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Fake Perfect Fall Colors Using the HSL Tab in Lightroom

It can be extremely hard to predict when and where the peak colors of falls will hit. If you’ve ever been a week or two early you’ll know the frustration of seeing little splattering of color when you were hoping for full on peak color. Well, using a little bit of post-production magic, you can add some life to those early fall shots and get it closer to the vision you’d hoped mother nature would’ve given you in the first place. Read more →

Two Quick and Easy Photoshop Head-Swapping Techniques

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Sometimes you get that photo that is almost perfect. If all it takes to make it great is a little head swap, well, today is your lucky day! I’m going to show you two techniques, for quick and easy head swapping. I’ve even included a demo video at the end, if you want to watch the tips in action. I am using Photoshop CS6 for this demonstration. If you are using a different editing program, these methods may not work for you. If you are using an older version of Photoshop, the techniques should work the same, but your screen may look slightly different.

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Changing the Sky in an Image Using Photoshop Elements

Sometimes the image you have to work with doesn’t really fit with the mood of the article or story it’s to accompany. Start with an image you want to darken and make a bit more moody… Read more →

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Creating a Foggy Morning with Photoshop or Elements

It really is pretty simple to turn a clear day into a foggy day with Photoshop. Here’s two different methods to try: Read more →