PhotoKit-EL gives you all the wonders of a darkroom without the chemicals letting you achieve the same effects on digital images that you once could only do in a darkroom.The PhotoKit-EL toolkit offers accurate digital replications of traditional darkroom effects such as tone adjustment color balance adjustment and conversion to grayscale. It also offers effects that are difficult or even impossible to achieve in a traditional darkroom such as sharpening to improve detail and graduated tone adjustments to improve specific areas in an image.PhotoKit-EL is a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 that allows Elements to be driven automatically - its like having an expert Elements user at your beck and call.PhotoKit-ELs image enhancements and adjustments are easy to use. Choose PhotoKit-EL from the File menus Automate Tools sub-menu then a simple dialog lets you see the PhotoKit-EL tool sets from which you can easily select the desired image effect and let PhotoKit-EL do the work.All PhotoKit-EL Effects creates a new layer labeled with the name of the effect leaving the original underlying image untouched so its always safe to experiment. PhotoKit-EL never ever changes the underlying image data. By far the easiest way to learn what PhotoKit-EL effects do is to try them - they cant do any harm.