Deal: Adobe Photoshop & Premiere Elements 14 Promo Code for 50% Off

Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements

B&H has a promo code for purchasing Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 14 together for $74.99 (reg. $149). Just use the promo code E14PROMO at checkout.


This promo code is available for the physical copy shipped to you or an instant digital download through October 19. I’ve already embedded the promo code into these links but if it’s not showing up, just type it in at checkout. Check it out here at B&H Photo.


Use Blending Modes in Photoshop Elements to Make Colors Pop

Watch this short, 60-second video to learn how to use a simple blend mode edit in Photoshop Elements to make colors pop on a washed out photo.

For a sub-$100 program, Photoshop Elements 11 has more editing power than many amateurs will ever use. If you are put off by the thought of “renting” the full version of Photoshop through Adobe’s recent Creative Cloud move, consider if Elements is enough for you at this minimal expense for a perpetual license.

Alien Skin Exposure 4 Released

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Exposure 4 Light Leak

Following up on the preview of Exposure 4 from last week, Alien Skin has officially released Exposure 4, which is a plug-in for Photoshop CS4+, Elements 9+ and Lightroom 2+.

Exposure 4 allows for post-processing photos with a number of film presets, texture overlays, light leaks and more.  Check out the preview video below.

Exposure 4 is available direct from Alien Skin’s website.  It costs $249 for the full version.  Upgrades from any prior version of Exposure is $99.  Exposure 3 users who bought in since November 2011 can get the Exposure 4 upgrade for free.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]

Deal Alert: Photoshop Elements 9 for $39.99 – Today Only

UPDATE: OUT OF STOCK – Looks like Amazon’s stock has sold out.  The page now features third-party vendors selling through Amazon. Congrats to those who got the deal before it sold out.

Amazon is offering Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 for $39.99 for one day only.

They’re taking $40 off the $99.99 price and then you get another $20 mail-in rebate.  Details here on

Photoshop Elements 9 Book for Digital Photographers Now Shipping

It looks like Scott Kelby’s new Photoshop Elements 9 book has started shipping from

As I’ve said before, if you are a photographer struggling with Photoshop Elements (or any version for that matter), you could do a lot worse than picking up a book penned by Kelby.

If you were holding off getting this book for a photographer on your shopping list because you didn’t know if the pre-order would get here, it looks like you’ll have no trouble getting it delivered in time for Christmas morning.

You can find it here on Amazon.