Welcome to our Special Effects page! We’ve compiled a selection of tutorials on a wide variety of Special Effects topics, from subtle to sensational! Learn how to add the illusion of motion and dimension to your photos, how to add superhero-style effects to your videos, how to create unique composites by combining several images, and much more!

Photo Editing Tutorials

Blog: Creating a “Ghostbusters” Effect

Follow along with this step-by-step blog post to learn how to create a proton pack energy stream effect to make a Ghostbusters-inspired image in PaintShop Pro.

Blog: Add Yourself to a Photo… of Yourself!

Learn how to create an image with 2 or more clones of yourself, including the photography setup plus how to bring it all together with PaintShop Pro.

Blog: Creating a Double Exposure Portrait

You don’t need to master advanced photography techniques to create a classic double exposure portrait – here’s how to create this effect in PaintShop Pro.

Video Editing Tutorials for VideoStudio

Video Editing Tutorials for Pinnacle Studio

Graphic Design Tutorials