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Photoshop Tips & Tricks

 

So, you′re the new kid on the block bitten by the Photoshop bug. You′ve come to the right place. Start with our basic tutorials and graduate to the advanced and you′ll be a pro in no time at all, guaranteed. Plus, to keep your skills honed, you have at your disposal extensive archives of the all time bestseller, Inside Photoshop, along with our Photoshop actions.

 

Color Balance Tool

Color Balance Tool
Added: February 26, 2010
Author: Amit C
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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.

 

Using Curves Tool

Using Curves Tool
Added: February 19, 2010
Author: Amit C
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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.

 

Using Levels Tool

Using Levels Tool
Added: February 19, 2010
Author: Amit C
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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.

 

Crop and Zoom Tool

Crop and Zoom Tool
Added: July 17, 2009
Author: Cho Mit
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In this tutorial, you shall learn the use of the Crop and Zoom tools The Crop tool allows you to select an area of an image and discard everything outside this area. With the help of Zoom tool, we can magnify or reduce our view.

 

Pen Tool

Pen Tool
Added: July 03, 2009
Author: Amit C
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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.