Category Archives: Tools

70. PSE 12 – Red Eye Removal

With most of the new cameras red eyes don’t happen as frequently as it used to.  Sometimes though it is necessary to know this quick fix. In the Organizer, you can click on a picture to select it.  Then click on the … Continue reading

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69. PSE 12 – Clone Tool

I understand that you, as the photographer, were busy capturing a moment, and now have a lovely expression on the subject only to notice the distracting sign just off the left shoulder.  Problem? No, not with the ever so wonderful … Continue reading

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68. PSE 12 – Zoom Tool and Move Tool

Let’s get close up with the Zoom tool.  You will need this tool frequently.  It especially comes in handy when using the Clone tool.  (You are in the Expert Mode of the Editor Workspace). There are many ways to zoom, … Continue reading

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66. PSE 12 – Straighten

There is more than one way to fix a crooked horizon. Select an image in the Organizer, click the Editor button at the bottom, and make sure you are in the Expert Tab workspace. Let’s begin with what we know … Continue reading

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65. PSE 12 – Crop Tool

The first and hardest paradox I had to relearn when moving into digital photography and out of film photography was the idea that you cropped a picture AFTER shooting.  I began taking digital pictures putting inside the frame exactly what … Continue reading

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64. PSE 12 – Editor – Making Preferences

These changes are optional.  In the Editor/ Expert Tab mode: At some point you will want to use some of the choices/preferences available make your workflow fit your needs. Top menu: Edit >Preferences > General  You will get a pop … Continue reading

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39. Vignette – 2 styles

Vignettes can help to focus the attention away from the background and on to an image in the picture.  Below are two ways to do this, and yes, there are more… Vignette – using Filter Have a photo opened in … Continue reading

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