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How to Copy Your Favorite Instagram Filters in Photoshop How to Copy Your Favorite Instagram Filters in Photoshop

Before it started obsessing about copying Snapchat, Instagram’s main goal was getting your phone photos looking their best. The app’s smart image processing doesn’t have to stay locked on your mobile though—you can replicate the effects in Photoshop or any photo editor with similar tools.

This One-Minute Video Shows You How to Make an Animated GIF in Photoshop This One-Minute Video Shows You How to Make an Animated GIF in Photoshop

GIFs are fun, and if you’re an artist, it’s easy enough to turn your art into a short animation in Photoshop. This quick tutorial from Adobe shows you how it’s done.

Krita Is a Fast, Flexible, and Free Photoshop Alternative Built by Artists Krita Is a Fast, Flexible, and Free Photoshop Alternative Built by Artists

Windows/macOS/Linux: If you’re on the lookout for a digital painting tool and Photoshop is too expensive, Krita is a fast, free, and open source art tool that was developed by artists looking for something that met their needs without a ton of bloat or overhead. Plus, it’s completely cross-platform.

Get Your Hands on Free Adobe Apps for Chromebook Get Your Hands on Free Adobe Apps for Chromebook

If you have a Chromebook that supports Play Store apps, you may be able to download and use six Adobe apps for free, from Photoshop to Illustrator.

How to Quickly Fix Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop How to Quickly Fix Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop

Chromatic aberration is the unwanted distortion of colors that you sometimes notice on the edges of your photos. It happens because colors of light have different wavelengths, which means your camera lens refracts them slightly differently. Here’s a quick fix to compensate in Photoshop.

Quickly Improve a Smartphone Portrait in Photoshop with a Simple Depth of Field Effect Quickly Improve a Smartphone Portrait in Photoshop with a Simple Depth of Field Effect

A portrait is often defined with a little depth of field of effect that makes the person in focus really pop. Most smartphones can’t produce this effect, but How-To Geek shows off a way to use a single Photoshop effect to create the same look.

Affinity Photo Comes to Windows With Free Beta Affinity Photo Comes to Windows With Free Beta

Affinity Photo, the superb Photoshop alternative on Mac, is now available on Windows computers. And you can currently download and use the software for free.

Save Over $30 on a Year of Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Save Over $30 on a Year of Adobe Creative Cloud Photography

Adobe’s Photoshop and Lightroom Creative Cloud photography suite normally costs $10 per month, but Amazon’s currently discounting a 12-month plan to just $89. Creative Cloud plans don’t go on sale often, so if you’re a creative professional, or just want to make your own photos look better, this is a great opportunity…

Avoid These 10 Photoshop Faux Pas to Make Your Images Look Better Avoid These 10 Photoshop Faux Pas to Make Your Images Look Better

There are a lot of really cool things you can do in Photoshop. Just because you can, though, doesn’t mean you should. This video demonstrates ten techniques that are common, but probably shouldn’t be.

Photoshop Fix, the Simple Photo Retouching Tool, Comes to Android Photoshop Fix, the Simple Photo Retouching Tool, Comes to Android

Last year, Adobe released a super simple, yet powerful photo retouching tool called Photoshop Fix for iOS. Now, Android users can use the same app to edit their photos right on their phone.

Add Vibrancy and Warmth to Photos With Light Bleeding Add Vibrancy and Warmth to Photos With Light Bleeding

Sometimes it takes more than simple color correction to make a good photo into a great photo. If you have a scenic picture that could use just a little more warmth to make it pop, try adding some extra light in Photoshop with “light bleeding.”

A Better Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop A Better Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

Sharpening a photo digitally can be a helpful way to bring out the textures in a soft image, but sharpening too much can create an annoying ‘ghost’ effect around hard lines. Here’s a better way to do it in Photoshop without overemphasizing the hard edges.

'A Sharper Scaling' Upscales Images Better Than Photoshop 'A Sharper Scaling' Upscales Images Better Than Photoshop

Windows: A Sharper Scaling is a single-purpose app that increases the size of an image while preserving an impressive amount of detail. Compared to conventional image upscaling methods, A Sharper Scaling almost pulls off a magic trick.

Three Quick Ways to Add a Faded Film Look to Your Photos Three Quick Ways to Add a Faded Film Look to Your Photos

I like to make my photos look like they were shot on old film, distorting the colors, crushing the blacks, and even adding grain. Professional photographers probably roll their eyes, but there’s a nostalgic appeal to the film aesthetic. Here are a few ways to easily give your photos that faded film look.

Learn Ten Essential, Advanced Photoshop Features From This Video Learn Ten Essential, Advanced Photoshop Features From This Video

Photoshop is so full of powerful features that even professionals may not always be able to keep up. This video demonstrates a ton of uncommon yet powerful techniques that you might not have heard of before.

Use the Brenizer Technique to Shoot Wide-Angle Photos With Shallow Depth-of-Field Use the Brenizer Technique to Shoot Wide-Angle Photos With Shallow Depth-of-Field

If you’re trying to get a unique look on your photos without applying a bunch of unnecessary filters, here’s an advanced technique that can give you a dramatically wide shot with seemingly impossible depth-of-field. Here’s how it works.

The Not-So-Scientific Way to Find Great White Balance on Photos The Not-So-Scientific Way to Find Great White Balance on Photos

When I’m editing photos and trying to find the perfect white balance in an app like Lightroom, I often find myself tweaking the colors by single digit percents and ultimately losing my sense of what looks good or not. Here’s a silly little trick that can help you “reset” your eyes to gain a new perspective.

Quickly Fix Shiny Skin in Your Photos Using Photoshop or Lightroom Quickly Fix Shiny Skin in Your Photos Using Photoshop or Lightroom

Anyone who takes pictures of people on any kind of regular basis has had to deal with portraits or other photos where the people in them look a little shiny. Maybe they’re a little sweaty, or lighting is to blame, but either way it’s an easy fix in either Photoshop or Lightroom, whichever you use.

Use This Blend Mode in Photoshop to Perfectly Align Images Use This Blend Mode in Photoshop to Perfectly Align Images

If you’re working on an image in Photoshop that’s cut into numerous sections, sometimes you find yourself needing to carefully align the different layers just by eye. Set one layer to the “difference” blend mode, though, and it’s infinitely easier. This video from Scott Kelby shows how it’s done.

Adobe Rolls Out Big Update for Photoshop CC, Smaller Updates for the Rest of Its Apps Adobe Rolls Out Big Update for Photoshop CC, Smaller Updates for the Rest of Its Apps

Adobe’s pushing out a big update to its suite of creative cloud apps, most notably to Photoshop, which gets a slew of new features, including content-aware crop, match font, and more.

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