As a Photoshop beginner, you've probably wasted countless hours trying to figure things out on your own. Don't suffer any longer! Get started learning Photoshop with these beginner tutorials on tools, features, and basic techniques every new user should know. Learn how to crop, rotate, resize, create basic shapes, add text, understand layers, and more. The lessons are intended to be worked through in the order presented, and at your own pace. By the time you're done, you'll feel like a pro, ready for the advanced, insider stuff.
Like it or not, lighting is almost never perfect when you’re clicking. Result: pictures with colors that have gone out of whack, pictures that need to be digitally restored to their original colors. Working with the Color Balance tool can help you remove unwanted colors and restore the originals. This tutorial takes you through the finer nuances of color balancing. Use it to introduce lighting effects/image effects, digital photo restoration, digital photo editing, and more.
Curve Tool in Photoshop is used to make adjustments in the tonal range of an image. This tool can be used to make much finer adjustments, as compared to the Levels tool, that are needed on a professional level. You can truly call yourself an expert of this tool once you’ve had extensive experience of painting with light: Tone and Contrast in pictures. This tutorial will help you master the inner secrets of Photoshop’s Curve Tool.
Levels is a tool in Photoshop used to move and stretch the brightness levels of an image. The tool isn’t all that tough to master, it’s basically menu-driven and adjusting sliders. The trick lies in developing an eye for knowing just the amount of brightness, and red, blue, and green tinges you need in your photos, and for that it’s just experience that’ll work. You’ll need this tool for digital photo restoration, enhancing bad lighting, or for teaching yourself professional photo editing.
In this tutorial we will explore how to use the pen tool. First, we will learn the pen tool's basic controls. We will learn how to create paths, modify curvatures and adjust anchor point adjustments. We will also learn how to cut out images and create custom shapes.