A little finessing can turn your photos into works of art, with edges that look painted or a slick digital matte.
It can be done, but it's a little tricky. Lesa Snider has two methods to share.
If you can't wait for Apple's new Photos to be released next year, there are several other image editors that might do the trick.
iPhoto's large, high-quality calendars make great gifts for friends and family, and they're easy to design.
Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and even LinkedIn let you express your personality with a cover image as well as your profile pic. Lesa Snider explains how to make yours great.
Try experimenting with color to improve so-so images. Lesa Snider has instructions for using iPhoto, Pixelmator, Photoshop Elements, and more.
Pixelmator makes for a wonderfully creative distraction that you’ll be itching to work with.
Yes, the selfie can be art. But not if it's a duckface mirror shot.
The best way to get better is to take lots of pictures -- while following Lesa Snider's expert advice.
Work smarter, not harder. And yes, sometimes that means abandoning your old way of doing something.
Don't let your photos languish on your memory card or hard drive. Whip up a slideshow and share them with the world.
Creativity, selection refinement, and content-aware fill are the highlights in Adobe's new consumer-level editor.
Photoshop, photoschmop. Lightroom can handle most editing tasks, plus it's great at managing your photos so you can do more with them.
Painter 2015 gets much-needed improvements in speed and stability, plus picks up a jaw-dropping new Particle Brushes tool.
Even after all these years, Adobe continues to add new features to its venerable image and photo editor that make it easier to get your work done.