If you're not much of a drawer, you can still get the look of a detailed drawing simply by taking a picture and using Photoshop's tools and filters to transform it into something that looks drawn by hand. Video: . There are actually many ways to do this, but in this how-to, we ...more
The biggest hurdle faced when text messaging (besides more convincing lies) is accurately communicating our emotion and tone. Anything we say can be interpreted in various subjective ways by the recipient, and that's why we have emoji—to illustrate what we actually want to say ...more
This tutorial shows you how to turn a photo into a cartoon that has a pop art feel to it using Photoshop. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various ...more
Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to take and share photos on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mob ...more
In this video you will learn to use Photoshop to turn a photograph into a wall painting. Learn to use cutout filter to enhance the effect. Remember to experiment with different blending modes for your own project!
Jordan explains how to turn a photo to sepia toned colors using Photoshop. Sepia toned images are great for creating an old photo or monochromatic artistic look. Learn how to convert your images to sepia images in this Photoshop tutorial.
Photo ornaments are one of the cutest ways you can celebrate family love on Christmas, and they're also really cheap. Watch this video to learn how you can turn any photo into a photo ornament that can be presented to any member of the family.
In this how to video, you will learn how to turn a photo into a line drawing in Photoshop. First, open your image in Photoshop. Create three layers of the same photo. The top two layers will be worked with. The bottom layer will remain the same. Take the top layer and change i ...more
In this Olympic-inspired tutorial, Corey teaches an effect where he extracts areas of an image in Photoshop and then animates them using After effects in order to create a 3D movement effect with the image. Watch and see how to turn a photo of a splash, into an actual animated ...more
There's nothing like a greeting card to turn a frown upside down. In this day and age of emails and text messages, making your own greeting cards for someone can mean so much. From Valentine's Day to Christmas, greeting cards are a way to thank, welcome, congratulate, and even ...more
One of the best features VSCO has to offer is its presets, also known as filters — they reduce the labor it takes to make your images look better by applying unique preset edits to each. Presets can make your photo look like it came from a professional studio or a black and wh ...more
Want to turn any photo into a stencil for graffiti? This video will show you how to apply effects in Adobe Photoshop and print and cut out the correct pieces so that you have a perfect stencil for making great graffiti art. Stencil graffiti art in Photoshop. Click through to w ...more
Riley Lewis demonstrates how to make photos like sketches using Photoshop CS2. You can make a half sketched and half gray scale image. You should desaturate your photo if it is in black and white.
How To : Turn Boring Photos into Artistic Masterpieces Using Brush Filters on Your Samsung Galaxy S3
If you're a dedicated Instagrammer, you're probably well aware of the humblebrag hashtag #NoFilter, which expresses to other users that your photo is just so damn awesome that it looks like you added filters to it, even though you really didn't. However, it was those filters ...more
Burst mode on iOS was introduced together with iPhone 5s. It is great, but there was something missing. Do you always swipe thru burst photos to animate them? Did you want to send them to your friends all together? That's where Burstio comes in. With this app you can preview ...more
Creating GIFs of your own burst images has been possible for a while with third-party iOS apps, some of which cost money or include in-app purchases to utilize the full potential. Fortunately, with Shortcuts, Apple's automation workflow app, there's finally a native way to ach ...more
In this software tutorial you will learn an easy way to turn a photo into a painting using Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop has some interesting filters you can use to get artistic with your snapshots. In this tutorial you will use Gaussian blur and layer darkening to get a more pai ...more
Popularized by the likes of Andy Warhol, pop art has long been an art genre associated with the glittery excesses of Studio 54 and a modern aesthetic. Turn your own picture - or a picture of the current celebrity you're obsessing over - into a work of art by enhancing it with ...more
In this video, we learn how to turn a photo partially black and white using PhotoShop. First, open up the program and open up the picture you'd like to change. Now, click with the right key above the layer and choose duplicate "layer". Now click above the eye icon to hide the ...more
Start with a basic photograph in Adobe Photoshop, and then apply the filters and processes outlined in this video to end up with a watercolor sketch effect. This is a great treatment to give portraits a unique and memorable look. Turn a photo into a watercolor style sketch in ...more
This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to turn a photo into a surveillance camera screenshot.
Sketching takes time. Not quite so much if you use Photoshop. In this video tutorial you will learn to use Photoshop to turn a photo into a sketch.
This is one of Al Ward's favorite tricks - how to create a Glass Sphere using a single photo in Photoshop CS2. Learn to use Polar Coordinates to turn a photo into a sphere. You will also need tools like Dodge and Burn to adjust the overall effect. Create a glass sphere using a ...more
As a society, we seem to be moving backwards toward communicating by pictures only. Emojis and GIFs are today's cave paintings, and I, for one, am totally okay with that. To make this transition even more amazing, photo-editing app Facetune created a tool that lets us change o ...more
Quickly turn your photograph into a hand drawn sketch! This Photoshop tutorial shows you one way to do it using desaturate and invert, Gaussian blur and brightness and contrast.
While the notch on Apple's newer iPhones started a wave of notches across the smartphone market, there are still plenty of users who don't like screen-obstructing zone up top, and you may be one of them. While it may soon disappear in future iPhone models, or at least get smal ...more
Love the look of a Polaroid picture? Using Photoshop elements, you can make your digital photo look like a Polaroid.
Did you know that you can use the photo-editing software Photoshop to turn your photographs into drawings? Follow along with Bert Monroy of Pixel Perfect as he shows us exactly how you can do just that. You will have to upload a photo of your choice to your computer and then o ...more
As we all know, and certainly have marked on our calendars, it's World Emoji Day! Considering that over five billion emojis are sent daily on Facebook Messenger alone, emojis deserve to be celebrated, and Apple's doing just that. On this monumentous day, the tech giant is gift ...more
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial shows you how to create a simple moody grunge background. Using multiple layers and effects in Photoshop, you can turn any photo or image into a grungy moody background. Create a stunning grunge background. Click through to watch this video on des ...more
See how to use Photoshop to turn a photo into a sketch.
This quick video will show you how to turn a photo into a sketch using two methods: the traditional Photoshop method and the new Photoshop CS5 blend mode method. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking ...more
There is no sound, but this tutorial shows you very clearly how easy it is to turn a photo into a sketch using Photoshop. Turn a photo into a sketch in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on metic.net
If you've ever wanted to turn your favorite GIF into a live wallpaper for your iPhone or even just make it a 3D Touch-friendly Live Photo that you can share, there's a super simple way to do so. Using the Giphy app for iOS, you can convert any GIF found on Giphy's website int ...more
In iOS, Apple provides a few live wallpapers that you can use for the background on your iPhone's lock screen, but these animated options are just wavy color shifts and ink-in-water effects. To really customize your lock screen, you can use a Live Photo for your wallpaper. If ...more
Instagram enthusiasts will be pleased to know that there is finally a way to post your Live Photos on the service. The animated images were supported by Facebook, Tumblr, and Google after the feature was launched on the iPhone 6S, but it's taken Instagram a year to catch on. ...more
Instagram is one of the hottest mobile apps to date, yet they have no way to upload photos straight from your computer. You can log into the Instagram web app to like and comment on photos in your feed, but that's about it. Fortunately, there are third-party apps that let you ...more
While you may not notice them at first, iOS 11 included some pretty significant improvements to the Photos app on your iPhone. These upgrades will help you make your Live Photos livelier, surprise you with photos you totally forgot about, keep your photos and videos organized, ...more
When Apple first introduced Live Photos in iOS 9, it was a big hit for those who had 3D Touch devices — but one thing this cool feature was sorely missing was editing options. Thankfully, Apple has fixed that in iOS 11 by turning Live Photos into a complete package with editin ...more
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
How To : Make Photo Time-Lapse Videos of Yourself Using Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 or Other Smartphone
In early 2000, at the age of 19, Noah Kalina began taking a photo of himself with the same facial expression—every single day. Six years and over 2,000 photographs later, Kalina turned his project into a time-lapsed montage on YouTube. In just one day, his video received over ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to use the pop color effect in Photoshop Express. This tool is a great way to instantly turn your photos into eye-popping images with Photoshop Express, a web application using Flex or Flash technology.
This new software turns still photos into talking animations! You can record audio and animate a photo to make these photorealistic animations. NOTE: This software is no longer available for download. Video: .
Stories are everywhere in social media today, but that wasn't always the case. In 2013, Snapchat introduced the world to these temporary windows into our daily lives. Since then, stories have infiltrated other popular apps. However, to stand out, you can't solely rely on the a ...more
In this tutorial you'll see how to turn your photos into greeting cards and postcards using iPhoto '08. A great way to do something fun with your vacation or party photos.