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Welcome to Photoshop Essentials.com, where anyone can learn Photoshop! We offer tutorials you won't find anywhere else, with easy to follow, step-by-step training on everything from Photoshop Basics to photo editing and retouching, photo effects, text effects, and more, and it's all written with beginners in mind. You'll be amazed at what you can do with Photoshop in no time at all! Our latest tutorials are listed below. Enjoy learning Photoshop!

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Creative Focus with Lens Blur In Photoshop

Creative Focus with Lens Blur In Photoshop

When it comes to adding blur effects to an image in Photoshop, most people yawn and think “Gaussian Blur filter”. But spend a little time with Photoshop’s much more powerful Lens Blur filter, along with its easy-to-create depth maps, and there’s no limit to how many creative and imaginative uses you’ll come up with for it!
Add Transparent Type To An Image - Photoshop Tutorial

Add Transparent Type To An Image With Photoshop

Learn a few different ways to add transparent type to an image in Photoshop, from the quickest and easiest way to more interesting ways using layer styles and blend modes. We’ll also look at the important and often confusing difference between a layer’s Opacity and Fill options.
Wedding Couple in Wine Glass - Photoshop Tutorial

Wedding Couple in Wine Glass – Photoshop Tutorial

Learn how easy it is to create this classic wedding photography effect in Photoshop, placing a wedding couple inside a wine glass. Not into wedding photography? You can use this same technique to place an image inside any glass object, like a bottle or an hour glass, or even place an image inside a bubble!
Interweaving Photo Strips - Photoshop Tutorial

Interweaving Photo Strips With Photoshop

Learn how to use layers, layer masks and clipping masks in Photoshop to create the illusion that your photo is made up of vertical and horizontal strips that weave under and over each other.
Adding Rain To A Photo With Photoshop

Adding Rain To A Photo With Photoshop

How do you take photos of rainy days without getting your camera all wet? Easy! Add the rain later in Photoshop! This tutorial shows you how it’s done.
Photoshop Water Reflection Effect

Photoshop Water Reflection Effect

In this photo effects tutorial, learn how easy it is to add a realistic looking water reflection to any image in Photoshop. No water required!
Digital Pixel Effect - Photoshop Tutorial

Digital Pixel Effect With Photoshop

Create a digital pixel effect in Photoshop by fading an image into pixels, an effect often used in ads that sell anything that has to do with digital. We’ll also look at a couple of variations on the effect, including how easy it is to create a completely different effect simply by changing blend modes!
Adding Fireworks To A Photo With Photoshop

Adding Fireworks To A Photo With Photoshop

Finish your photos off with a bang by adding real fireworks to them in Photoshop. If you can paint with a brush and change a layer blend mode, you have all the skills you need to fill your night skies with huge explosions and brilliant colors!
Fill A Photo With More Photos - Photoshop Effect

Fill A Photo With More Photos In Photoshop

Create a bit of an optical illusion in Photoshop by making a larger photo appear to be made from many smaller photos inside it. Great for family photos, wedding photos, or just as a fun thing to do with your friends.