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Remove a Mirror Reflection with Photoshop Elements

Someone sent me an email asking how to remove a mirror reflection. This tutorial shows a pretty easy and realistic way to remove a mirror reflection using Photoshop Elements.

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How to Draw a Circle without a Fill in Photoshop Elements

This tutorial shows the not-so-obvious way to put a circle around something with Photoshop Elements.

This is a very simple and common need. For example you might have an old class photo that you want to draw a colored circle around one face.

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Put a Stroke Around a Feathered Oval in Photoshop Elements

Making a feathered oval around your subject is a nice technique. Sometimes you might feel the need to tie it together a little more so that it doesn't look like it's floating out there on the background all by itself. To do that you can put a stroke around the oval. That's what we're going to do in this tutorial.

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General Preferences in Photoshop Elements Part-2

This is the final of a two part tutorial on how to edit the General Preferences in Photoshop Elements. Discover what each option means and how it works.

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General Preferences in Photoshop Elements Part-1

See how to edit the General Preferences in Photoshop Elements. Discover what each option means and how it works.

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Photoshop Elements 15

Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 is here! Are the new features worth getting this latest version?

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Create A Van Gogh Effect With Photoshop Elements

See how to create a Van Gogh effect with Photoshop Elements. See the exact steps you need to apply the Van Gogh effect with clear and concise step-by-step instructions.

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Put Text on the Bottom of a Circle with Photoshop Elements

See how to put text on the bottom of a circle with Photoshop Elements. Step-by-step instructions to put text along the bottom of a circle and have it be right-reading up.

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