Lesa SniderContributor, Macworld

PhotoLesa.com founder Lesa Snider is the author of Photos for Mac and iOS: The Missing Manual, Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual, The Skinny ebook series, and over 40 video courses. She has a monthly column in Photoshop User and Photo Elements Techniques magazines.

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How to whiten teeth in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements

Brightening pearly whites in a photo is really quite easy.

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8 'side doors' for importing images into Photos for OS X and iOS

You don't even need to open the Photos app on your Mac to add new photos to your library.

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5 surprising tips for Appleā€™s new Photos app

From mastering the new adjustment sliders to editing slow-mo video, we uncover some powerful tips for the new Photos for OS X.

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7 reasons to love QuickTime Player

Apple's free, light video player has some capabilities Photos and iPhoto lack: recording videos, making simple edits, even recording your iPhone or iPad's screen.

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How to Photoshop the color of absolutely anything

Give your car, cabinets, or hair a fresh coat of paint with the magic of Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

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3 ways a $70 scanner can change your life

A portable, USB-powered scanner doesn't take up a lot of room, but can make a huge difference for all kinds of projects.

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How Lightroom works: Where it keeps your images and presets, and how to back up

Lightroom doesn't move your photos, only storing information about them and your edits to them. Here's how to be sure you're backing up the right files, including the catalog and your presets.

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The ultimate guide to finding free, legal images online

Stealing images for your blog post or website is not only rude and illegal, but also totally unnecessary.

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Think fast: How to add motion blur in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Don't just stand there. Simulate some motion blur to make your photos more visually interesting.

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4 things iPhoto can do that Photos can't (yet)

If you aren't running Yosemite, or you just don't want to switch to Photos yet, here are some reasons to stick with iPhoto.

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Design a sharp typographic logo, even if all you have is TextEdit

Yes, Illustrator is better for this job. But Word, Pages, and even TextEdit will let you design an all-text logo just fine.

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How to identify a font, any font, anywhere you find it

See a great font in a logo, on a sign, on the Web, in a book? Finding its name is easier than you might think.

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Creaticity: Place photos inside text using Photoshop

Pushing your photos through text is an easy way to create a personalized gift.

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How to assess photos quickly with a star rating system

Keep the keepers, flag the best, and trash the rest with Lesa Snider's simple system for keeping your photo library under control.

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How to design your own great-looking business cards

DIY cards can still look professional, especially if you follow Lesa Snider's tips on everything from artwork to typography.