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Resources & Blog: Photoshop Elements

How to Take your Videos From Amateur to Pro

How to Take your Videos From Amateur to Pro Video for marketing is here to stay. Gone are the days when businesses can rely solely on static ads. Videos are everywhere, and they’ve become an essential tool for marketers. If you’re not incorporating video into your marketing strategy, it’s time to make some changes. Here are a few reasons why: 70% of consumers say that they have shared a brand’s video. (Wyzowl) 72% of businesses say video has improved their conversion rate. (Wyzowl) 52% of consumers say that watching product videos makes...

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Five Essential Graphic Design Trends for 2020

Five Essential Graphic Design Trends for 2020 At the dawn of this new decade, we’re seeing graphic design trends shifting toward a more natural and reserved feeling, away from the bold colors of the past decade. Stay ahead of the curve and check out these five graphic design trends for 2020! 2020 Graphic Design Trends 1. Muted Color Palettes In 2019, we saw bright, bold, and vivid colors. In 2020, the graphic design trend is moving toward muted color palettes.  What are muted colors? Muted colors are vivid colors that have had their...

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Five Tips for Great Outdoor Family Photos

Five Tips for Great Outdoor Family Photos Here are some tips for capturing great outdoor family photos! These tips and tricks will help you up your game to capture frame-worthy family photos in the great outdoors. Understand Basic Camera Features If you don’t understand the basics of your camera, there is a lot that can go wrong with your outdoor family photos. Making a few minor changes to your camera’s settings can make a big difference in your outdoor photos. Here is a great outline of the most important digital camera settings for...

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Photoshop vs. Canva

Photoshop vs. Canva Adobe Photoshop vs. Canva. Which is Better? You don’t have to be a skilled graphic designer to find yourself pondering this question. In fact, with the growing demand for graphics in the digital world, especially on social media, many people outside of the graphic design world are trying to up their digital marketing game by incorporating visual designs into their strategy. If you’re contemplating whether you should use Adobe Photoshop vs. Canva for your graphic design needs, take a look at...

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Decoding Your Photo’s Histogram

Decoding Your Photo’s Histogram Photo editing software seems to be getting more and more complicated these days, and sadly, that scares away lots of people who want to use it. I’ve found that understanding the principles and reasoning behind editing tools is tremendously helpful when you’re trying to learn a new software program, and that’s what I’m hoping to accomplish with today’s blog! There are really only a handful of editing tools that you need to get started in Photoshop, and to make a beautiful image. And of the...

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Fun With Photoshop Smart Brush: Vintage Processing

Fun With Photoshop Smart Brush: Vintage Processing Out of the hundred of fantastic tools available in Adobe Photoshop, there are a handful that are purely artistic; and while these may not make the cut for a professional’s gallery, they can be an exciting addition to your photo editing repertoire. Using certain filters and actions can make your photos look interestingly vintage in just one sweep of the brush. Whether you want to mimic the gorgeous characteristic blues of a cyanotype, or harness the faded yellows of an antique print, the Smart...

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