Photoshop Elements & Premiere Elements 2022 – First Look What's new in Photoshop Element 2022 and Premiere Elements 2022

Earlier this week Adobe released their latest version of Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2022.  We take a look at some of the new features and changes in both software.

Both software has been building on an improved version of Adobe’s Sensei AI technology to do all the heavy lifting — just like the previous version — and introduces new tools, like moving overlays, artistic photo effects, easy object selection, and removal, and more.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022

Photos into art – this new feature lets you stylized your image into artwork inspired by famous works of art and some popular art styles (either a full image or part of it).

Photos into art

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Extend background – use content-fill technology to extend the background of your images easily.

Extend the background of your image – demo

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Live photos – create animated MP4s by adding moving overlays including snowflakes, sparkles, etc. from still photos.

Animated overlays demo

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Wrap photos to fit a shape – place a photo inside an object by wrapping it around an object using Adobe Sensei AI.

Fit your photo into any shape

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Magic pet shots – improve the look of your favorite pet with tools meant to refine details on fur, remove the collar and even fix pet eyes.

Improve your pet

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Adobe Premire Elements 2022

Adjust Shadows & Highlights – Use a few simple steps to reveal more detail in the darkest or brightest areas of your videos.

Adjust Shadows & Highlights demo

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Guided edits – step by step assistance to create a complex set of video edits quickly with 27 options to choose from.

Guided edits demo

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Animated Overlays – just like videos you can now add all sorts of cool overlays to your videos including sparkles, bubbles, light leaks, and more.

Animated Overlays demo

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Easily pick the right aspect ratio: Premiere Elements can now make it simpler to edit and export videos in vertical or square formats without losing content.

Automatic aspect ratio demo

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Auto-reframe subject: Adobe Sensei AI technology can automatically re-frame a subject to keep the most important part of the action in the frame (something that Premiere Pro already has for some time).

Auto-reframe demo

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Photoshop Elements 2020 and Premiere Elements 2021 for Windows and MAC can be purchased from Amazon for $150.

You can find more information and videos on our dedicated Photoshop (and Premiere) Elements subsection here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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