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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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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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Even more Photos for OS X questions, answered

Apparently you all have an insatiable curiosity about Apple's Photos app. Chris Breen has more answers.

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Your Photos for OS X questions answered

Photos is a big change in the way Apple deals with image editing and organization. You have questions, we have answers.

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How to prepare your iPhoto library for Photos for OS X

Most of us will be waiting a month or two for the release of Photos for OS X. During that time, why not take steps to prepare your iPhoto library for the move?

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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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Tips for locating (and deleting) iPhoto images

Chris Breen shows you how to more easily find specific iPhoto images and delete the ones you don't want.

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How to cull your iPhoto library of duplicates and bad photos

Many of us have huge iPhoto libraries packed with duplicates and poor images. Follow these steps to weed the keepers from the clunkers.

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How to fix pet pupils in Photoshop, Elements, and Pixelmator

Doggies and kitties get red-eye too. (And green, and blue, and even white.)

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How to convert a photo to a colored pencil sketch with Photoshop

Give your photos the pencil treatment for a bold, interesting look. It's easier than it looks, and Lesa Snider can show you how.

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The many superpowers of Apple's Preview app: Part 1

Preview has some surprisingly robust abilities for working with photos.

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How to create artistic prints in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

A little finessing can turn your photos into works of art, with edges that look painted or a slick digital matte.

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Send last-minute holiday photo cards right from your iPhone or iPad

Don't stress! There's still time to get cards out to your nearest and dearest, if you take these handy tips to heart.