Lesa SniderContributor, Macworld

Lesa Snider, founder of PhotoLesa.com, is on a mission to teach the world to create better graphics. She's the author of Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual, coauthor of iPhoto '11: The Missing Manual (Pogue Press/O'Reilly), a creativeLIVE instructor, stock photographer, and a columnist for Photoshop User magazine.

Photoshop Elements 12 review: Mobile albums and content-aware tools dominate new release

Mobile phone fans will cheer Adobe Photoshop Elements 12's expanded integration with online photo album storage, viewing, and social networks.

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Review: Photoshop CC struts its actions, filters, and enlargements, but leaves Bridge in limbo

New Retina-ready Photoshop CC sports conditional actions, new sharpening filters, and better image enlargements.

Do-it-yourself holiday photo gifts make a big impression

Using iPhoto or Photoshop Elements, you can prep your images to appear on anything from handbags to decorative postage stamps.

Create unique, festive photo cards and calendars

Use Adobe Photoshop Elements or Apple iPhoto for personalized holiday greeting cards and calendars.

Review: Photoshop Elements 11 updates interface, editing tools

Friendlier interface, stylish new guided edits, and a simpler path to tough selections make this a great upgrade.