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Enjoy a FREE Snowflake Bokeh Brush for Photoshop

Enjoy this FUN Free Snowflake Bokeh Brush – a little Christmas / Holiday Gift for you. We wish you a blessed Christmas, New Years, and Holiday Season.  Enjoy time with your family and make sure to document the memories, and also to be a part of them. We have a little goodie for you at…

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How to Make Layer Names Visible in PS Elements

Learn to expand your layers panel and make layer names easy to read. Just follow this quick Elements tutorial.


Elements 13 Release and Free Actions Update

Have you purchased the new Elements 13 upgrade yet? Thinking about doing so? If so, this post is for you.   Elements 13 was released a few months ago and it has a few helpful new features: The Refine Selection tool is handy for those who create selections often. Use this tool to add areas to or…


Merry Christmas: Enjoy a FREE Snowflake Bokeh Brush for Photoshop

Enjoy this FUN Free Snowflake Bokeh Brush – a little Christmas Gift for you. We wish you a blessed Christmas.  Enjoy time with your family and make sure to document the memories, and also to be a part of them. We have a little goodie for you at the bottom of this post – a…

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MCP Inspire Photoshop Action Set is Now Available

The MCP Fusion Photoshop action set combines the most versatile and user-friendly workflow actions with beautiful color and black and white conversions, bringing you an action set with unlimited combinations. These actions will change the way you edit in Photoshop.


What You Need to Know About Photoshop Elements 12 Upgrade

Adobe has just released its latest version of PSE – Photoshop Elements 12. The most important thing to know about this new release: We have tested all MCP’s actions for Elements, and they work perfectly.  If you use Elements but don’t currently have any actions, check some out! Our most popular Elements actions are: Fusion Four…

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NOW AVAILABLE: MCP Texture Play Overlays PLUS a Free Gift!

75 amazing texture overlays enhance your images in Photoshop and Elements.


The MCP Four Seasons Photoshop Actions Package is NOW AVAILABLE!

The MCP Four Seasons Photoshop Actions Package is now available! Each of the 4 sets has 20+ unique seasonal actions including a special workflow base action + the bonus set of 25 extra fine-tuning actions. To learn more about the Four Seasons action set or to purchase, click here. Thank you!   If spring mist, summer sunshine,…


Free Holiday Card Template for Photographers: Download Now

Come download these free exclusive Christmas card templates made by Bird Designs for MCP readers. These holiday card templates will work in both Photoshop and Elements.


Elements 11 Makes Installing and Using Photoshop Actions Easier

If you use PS Elements for editing, you may want to upgrade to Elements 11, the best version Adobe has made when it comes to using Photoshop actions.

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Free Facebook Timeline Cover Templates and Tutorial for Photoshop

Spice up your personal page with our free Facebook Timeline Cover Templates. Watch a video, add your photos, upload, and DONE!


Adding Warmth To Images Using Photoshop Actions

If you love rich, warm colors, learn how you can get your photos to pop with warmth.


Use ACR and Photoshop Elements to Work Magic on Point & Shoot Camera Photos

Learn how to turn point and shoot images into memorable travel photography with a few steps in Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop.


What Photo Editing Software Do You Use Most?

Every year I like to learn what photo editing software is most popular with our readers.  This helps us at MCP Actions decide where we will focus efforts for new products and free video tutorials. As a result of past surveys, we have introduced more for PSE Photoshop Elements users. Please take a second to…


Like Actions? Don’t Buy Elements 9 from the Mac App Store

NEWS ALERT: Elements 9 sold by the Mac App Store does not allow the installation of actions into Photo Effects.


Free Time-Saving Printable Shortcut Guide for Photoshop and PSE

Grab our new, free keyboard shortcut guide with our recommendations of the strokes you need to know to save you time in Photoshop and Elements.


Subtle but Powerful Portrait Editing with Photoshop Actions

In a few clicks using Photoshop and actions you can transform your images into works of art. Here is our step-by-step process.


Understanding Resolution in Photography

300 vs 72 – what resolution you need for what images, why ppi and dpi are not the same. Learn all about resolution as it pertains to photography.


Understanding Aspect Ratio in Photography

Learn why you cannot fit a 4×6 into a 5×7 or an 8×10. Aspect ratio is a very important part of photography. Master the concept now!


Hobbyist Photographers Can Edit in Photoshop Elements Too!

See how a non-pro edited her daughter’s photo – in this week’s Friday Blueprint. Learn step-by-step what she did and follow along.


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