5 ESSENTIAL AND USEFUL PHOTOSHOP TIPS

Firstly, let us get a brief note on What is Photoshop and its use?

Photoshop is a Graphic editor developed and published by Adobe Systems for macOS and Windows. Created by Thomas and John Knoll in 1988. A software application that is widely used for image editing and retouching, creating image compositions, website mockups, and adding effects. Stand-alone graphics can be created and exported for use within other programs.

Now, let’s have a look at a few tips that make Photoshop the best as graphics editing software:

5 Photoshop Tips:

Know Keyboard shortcuts for layer manipulation While working in Photoshop, creating layers is essential to your canvas. When you want to add dozens of the layer to the same piece, at that time these shortcut keys saves your time and clicks. Learning keyboard shortcuts will help you to speed up your processing workflow. There are few key shortcuts for different tools in the toolbar.

Batch processing for more than 500 files This property gets files sized down into one shape all at once. Use Batch Processing to open all the images and get it sized down into one. Follow [ File | Automate | Batch ] and your work will be done.

Smart Object
Editing can be smarter by performing non-destructive transformations & performing filtering. Smart Object comes in very handy if they have to reproduce a site layout. Social media icons, stock photos, UI kits are heavy graphics that can be used for the ‘Convert to Smart Object.’

Load multiple files a time in the same document
To automatically open and load multiple files and images into the same document and place each image on its own layer, Go to File > Scripts > Load Files as Stack.

Turn layer Styles into their own layer
In Photoshop you can turn LAYER styles into layers and then mask, adjust and manipulate just like any other layer. After applying layer style simply right click on the small “FX” icon to the right on the layer. A drop-down list will appear and you can select “Create Layers” and you will then have layers for each part of that layer style. It is much helpful when dealing with fine details.