Borders, Frames and Edge Effects
How to Make a Torn Paper Edge in Photoshop
Learn a simple technique for creating a torn paper edge in Photoshop. The final effect is pretty subtle, but it can help to add an extra touch of reality to your images, and you can apply this technique to any image element where you want to apply the appearance of torn paper.
42 Square Frame Shapes with Frame Examples
Shelby Kate Schmitz created this frame collection of 42 custom shapes and six frame samples in Photoshop PSD format demonstrating how the shapes designs can be combined and layered along with simple black and white layer style effects to create some very striking frame variations.
Add a Mat Frame to a Photo with Photoshop or Elements
Sometimes a certain photo just needs an extra special treatment to make it pop. One simple way to make a photo pop is to add a matted frame to it. This tutorial shows you how to add a matted frame with Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.
Adobe Photoshop Photo Frame - Video
[Video Tutorial] Make your favorite photo look polished and elegant- learn how to add a tasteful faux frame to the image itself with Adobe Photoshop.
Create a Vignette (Soft Fade) Effect
A vignette, or soft fade, is a popular photo effect where the photo gradually fades into the background, usually in an oval shape. By using Photoshop's layer masks you can create this effect flexibly and non-destructively.
Pinking Shears in Photoshop
Learn how to create the effect of fabric cut with pinking shears using a seamless textile pattern and custom brushes in Photoshop 4.0 and up.
Beginer level tutorial shows you three different burnt edge effects. Work with layer masks, selections, stroke command, and the airbrush tool.
Enhance Your Images with Photographic Edges
Several techniques for applying edge effects to your photos without plug-ins.
Framing a Picture
This beginner's level tutorial shows you how to mat and frame a picture using a custom frame and mat. Learn cropping, layers, gradients, marquee selections, and layer effects.
Create rainbow effects by stroking a selection in Photoshop.