Adobe Photoshop Elements 14: A Guide for Beginner’s Adobe Photoshop Elements is referred to as a ‘junior version’ of the professional Adobe Photoshop. Both developed by the Adobe Systems. First released with the Photoshop version 6, the Elements software is designed to offer amateur designers and everyday users the ability to edit, organize, create and share. Since its launch, Photoshop Elements has introduced a number version; each with notable improvements over the earlier versions. The latest model, Photoshop Elements 14 released in late 2015, has received rave reviews for maintaining this trend.