This is a complete index to all of the published articles from Photoshop Elements Techniques magazine. The table includes the year the article was published, the article title, author name, a description of the article, and any tags. In the interest of saving space, we did not include the issue name, choosing instead to use the year the article was published, so you could determine its relevance to current versions of Elements. Clicking on the article title will take you to the issue’s page here on the Complete Digital Photography website, where you can download the issue and any associated extras. (To return to the main PET archives page, click here.)
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|wdt_ID||Year||Title||Author||Article Description||Article tags|
|1||2004||Beginners’ Workshop||Dave Cross||You can use menus, keyboard shortcuts, or tools to get to the same end result.||keyboard shortcuts|
|2||2004||Elements Q&A||Jan Kabil||tips and tricks|
|3||2004||Removing Blemishes||Scott Kelby||When it comes to removing blemishes, acne, or any other skin imperfections, the goal is to maintain as much as possible of the original skin texture so the retouch doesn’t look pasty and obvious. Here are two techniques that work nicely.||portrait retouching; retouching faces|
|4||2004||Too Much Flash Or Wish That You Hadn’t?||Scott Kelby_Dave Cross||What do you do with images when you’ve used too much flash or you shouldn’t have used flash at all? Here are two quick and easy techniques that you can apply to correct these common problems.||flash photography|
|5||2004||What’s New in Photoshop Elements 3||Dave Huss||Until now, all photo-editing applications have concentrated on fixing, enhancing, or otherwise having fun with your photos. Now Adobe has released a major new update to Photoshop Elements that includes flexible organization and many other new features.||elements 3|
|6||2005||Adding Objects Behind Existing Objects||Dave Cross||Here’s an effective way to add a person (or object) into a photo, placing it behind other people (or things) in the image. The most important aspect of this technique is to make accurate selections of both the person and the location where you want that p||compositing; free transform tool|
|7||2005||Backscreen The Flexible Way||Dave Cross||Text placed on a “busy” photo can be difficult to read. One simple solution is to “backscreen” the text area of the photo, which means that you need to lighten (or darken) an area of the photo to provide a better contrast with the color of the type.||adding text to photos; backscreening|
|8||2005||Beginner’s Workshop: Composition and Cropping||Dave Huss||The rules for good composition apply to taking the original photo and cropping it.||composition; crop tool; image size|
|9||2005||Double-Duty Photos||Linda Sattgast||The technique can be as simple or as elaborate as you wish, but it does require some planning.||collage; compositing; scrapbook elements|
|10||2005||Elements Q & A||Jan Kabil||Shadow/Highlights command, will Camera Raw recognize edits, importing Photoshop Album files.||tips and tricks|