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Pioneer Woman Actions for Photoshop Elements. Note from PW: At long last, here are the Elements-friendly Pioneer Woman actions, provided to us by two wonderful women who took it upon themselves to convert them one by one.

Pioneer Woman Actions for Photoshop Elements

Since I’m not an Elements user, I’m going to let Erin fill you in on all the details. She and Rita (not Ria!) Are my Photohop Elements heroines! First, here’s a link to the page where you can find each of the downloadable action files—select the file based on which version of Elements you use. Download Page for Pioneer Woman Actions – Elements Version After you’ve downloaded the files you need, come back here and read the below information. Let me know how it’s going! Take it away, Erin… Most of these actions are exactly identical to the originals, just tweaked to work in PSE. Using actions in Photoshop Elements can be a bit tricky, especially if you’ve never done it before. . • Instructions for installing and using these actions in Photoshop Elements are available on this page on Texas Chicks Blogs and Pics. Install Actions in Photoshop Elements - The Pioneer Woman. S Ultimate Hipstamatic Guide. We’ve been addicted to Hipstamatic lately, this iPhone app that lets you take retro-look photos with your future phone.

s Ultimate Hipstamatic Guide

You can change up virtual lenses, flashes, and even films. Thing is, since each lens, film, and flash produces a different look, it can get overwhelming. You know, like, what does the Jimmy lens look like if you use Pistil film and the Dreampop flash? 6 lenses + 7 flash options + 8 films = 336 different combinations. YIKES! So we took 336 photos with every possible combination of the Hipstamatic arsenal. Photojojo’s Ultimate Hipstamatic Guide Here’s where we break it down by lens, film, and flash Big Wall of 336 Photos Find the look you like, click it to find out how to do it! P.s. P.p.s. Lens: John S Package: Standard EquipmentColor Cast: Blue-green, especially in shadow areasTone: DarkContrast: HighFocus: SharpestUse with: Standard flash, BlacKeys filmsFull details: John S Lens Lens: Jimmy Lens: Kaimal Mark II Lens: Helga Viking Lens: Lucifer VI.

How to fix white blown-out skies quickly in Photoshop. Okay, so here’s the lighting situation.

How to fix white blown-out skies quickly in Photoshop.

State fair. Can’t reschedule. Bright day. No shade. If you expose for the sky, the foreground is too dark, if you expose for the foreground, the sky blows out to an ugly, ugly white. Exhibit A – ugly blown out sky: If you plan for it at the time you’re shooting, you could take several exposures then use the sky from one shot and the foreground from another shot and combine them in Photoshop. The solution to fix this? MCP Actions has two solutions – if you still have a touch of cyan or blue left in the sky you can use “Sky is Bluer Illusion” from Jodi’s Bag of Tricks action set. Not perfect, but a very quick fix and much better than leaving it white and over-exposed looking. Want to try this on your own photos? Run over to MCP Actions and grab Jodi’s Bag of Tricks action set. That’s all there is to it! 12 Beginner Tutorials for Getting Started With Photoshop.

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12 Beginner Tutorials for Getting Started With Photoshop

Learn more about it here. Adobe Photoshop, the ubiquitous and industry standard graphics software for photographers, designers, digital artists, as well as casual enthusiasts, can be a baffling application to understand the first time you fire it up. Luckily, littered across the vast space of the web are tutorials in all shapes and sizes that will help you get up and running in no time.

In this post, I've pieced together 12 excellent Photoshop tutorials geared toward beginners. If you're a complete novice or a casual user of this software, you've stopped by the right place. Because this is specifically for beginners — and because Photoshop's robust set of features is near-bottomless — I've skipped intermediate and advanced topics such as drawing with the Pen tool and working with 3D effects. If you have tips for aspiring Photoshoppers, share them in the comments below.