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Free Action for Photoshop Elements: Change the Background or Create a Backdrop

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  First off for you Lightroom users, I added new online Lightroom classes to the schedule.  They will meet during the evening in early June.  Look at the schedule and register here. A couple of months ago, I shot all students, teams and coaches at a large gymnastics academy.  A big job like that requires […]

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New Free Actions For Photoshop Elements!

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  I have free Photoshop Elements actions here on Texas Chicks – most of you know that already! Sprucing them up was one of my get-organized-for-2013 resolutions.  And I just finished!   What does this mean for you?  If you own Elements 10 or prior, you can now have my actions all in one menu […]

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Ready, Set, Actions! Free Download for You

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Did you know that you can read the first 2 and a half chapters of my eBook, Ready, Set, Actions! for free, just by liking my Facebook page? You will learn: What actions will do and what they won’t do An overview of the two ways to install actions into PSE What to do before […]

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New Free Action for Photoshop Elements: Create and Customize a Notecard

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Happy holidays to each of you.  Thank you for being such fun photography buddies! My holiday gift to each of you incredible readers is a free action for Photoshop Elements. It’s that time of year, right?  Lots of thank you notes to write.  As if that weren’t bad enough, wringing them out of the kids […]

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New Freebie from MCP Actions

July 21, 2011

Would you like an easy (& free) tool from MCP Actions to speed up your Photoshop Elements workflow? Yes?  Well then, download these free shortcut cheat sheets that Jodi & I made for you. There’s one set for Elements, and another for full Photoshop. The thing about shortcuts in Elements is that there are approximately […]

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New Free Action for Photoshop Elements

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Patti Brown, from Kaleidoscope, recently released a free action for full Photoshop for her readers. You all know how much I love Patti Brown.  Her textures are gorgeous, but her light overlays – oh, they are what truly rock my image editing.  You can add sunbeams or bokeh to your images, and transform your image […]

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Valentine’s Photo Ideas and a New Free Action from MCP

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Details on the brand new free action from MCP are at the end of this post. I think that photo Valentines are a new tradition in our house. This is the card we’re passing out today.  I saw a similar picture somewhere on the internet recently, but can’t for the life of me remember where.  […]

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New Free Action for Photoshop Elements

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My newest free action for Photoshop Elements is my special Luminosity Sharpening.  It’s super strong, but avoids halos and that crispy look that often accompany high levels of sharpening. You can download it from my Facebook page.  Just click on “Like” (if you haven’t already) and the it’s all yours! These pictures demonstrate how this […]

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Photoshop Elements and Photography Tutorials for You from Texas Chicks Blogs and Pics

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For those of you new to Texas Chicks, here is a list of my “Greatest Hits” as an introduction to everything this website has to offer. I look forward to getting to know you and welcome any suggestions you have for future tutorials! Free Actions Oh, the Drama Perfect Workflow Reflection Action Drop Shadow Lab […]

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Photoshop Elements Actions – 2 New Freebies to Try + Contest Winners

March 11, 2010

Photoshop Elements Free Action lovers, there are two new ones for you to try. Digital Backdrops The first is a set of 10 actions that create Digital Backdrops of any color in 10 sizes.  Like this: You can use it to put behind a subject to make your photo look more like a traditional studio […]

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Improved Drop Shadow Free Action for Photoshop Elements

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Information on downloading the free Drop Shadow action for Photoshop Elements has moved.

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12 Tips for Mastering Photoshop Actions

September 9, 2009

Today, Jennifer at Simple Scrapper is running a guest post that I wrote called 12 Tips for Conquering Photoshop Actions.  This is a short list of 12 tricks that will help you get the most out of all the fabulous actions that are available for users of Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.   I hope you like […]

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DPM Lab Color Boost Free Action for Photoshop Elements

July 25, 2009

Information on downloading the free Lab Color Boost action for PSE has moved.

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DPM Noise Reducing Free Action for Photoshop Elements

July 22, 2009

Information on downloading the Noise Reducing Action has moved.

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