• Photoshop Elements: Fun with pictures


    By Lincoln Spector

    Special effects aren’t limited to Hollywood movies anymore — or professional photographers.

    Today, with some help from image-editing apps, even a snapshooter can perform photographic tricks — place yourself somewhere you’ve never actually visited, turn black-and-white into color (and vice versa). With the right tools, almost anyone can cleanly remove people from a photo — without cropping! (Are you paying attention, Match subscribers?)

    There are dozens of photo editors to choose from, but I’ve been using Adobe’s Photoshop Elements for longer than I can remember. It’s the cheaper and somewhat less powerful version of the classic Photoshop. It’s rare that Elements lacks a tool I need … but then I’m not a professional graphic artist.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 17.16.0 (2020-04-27).