Thursday, June 17th, 2010 | Author:

It is difficult to believe but Photoshop indeed turns 20 this year! So whether you are new to Photoshop or can remember jumping for joy when Adobe came up with layers, you will fall in love with these 20 timeless Photoshop tips:

This is right; Photoshop celebrates 20 wonderful and progressive years! Require a refresher on when Adobe introduced curves or vector shapes to this wonderful application? Well, all you need to do is to go to the official anniversary web page at However read on and find out these 20 fantastic tips:

Tip 1: Preview your type in different fonts fast

Tip 2: Restore a converted background layer

Tip 3: Copy layer adjustments

Tip 4: Zoom while you crop

Tip 5: Layer blending mode shortcut

Tip 6: Hide selection edges

Tip 7: Create drop shadows with multiple light sources

Tip 8: Add to or subtract from your selections

Tip 9: Give a quick color change to your image

Tip 10: Conceal the transparent checkerboard indicator

Tip 11: Make perfect circular selections from the center point

Tip 12: Put a new layer below the active layer

Tip 13: Save time with the help of the reset button

Tip 14: Make bigger layers panel thumbnails

Tip 15: Stroke a path quickly

Tip 16: Place layer styles on their own layers

Tip 17: Put out of action a layer mask

Tip 18: Draw a straight line perfectly

Tip 19: Copy and transform your image at the same time

Tip 20: Make a part of a layer see-through

Category: Photoshop Tips
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