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Layer Masking

Some people make masking a complex topic, but I am telling you it will be most useful and easy topic for you. Firstly what masking means in Photoshop, in simple words you can understand it by selective transparency. One important fact of masking is ” Black = 0% and White = 100%” Now for what …

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Camera Raw

Before coming to Photoshop let us see what is raw, where you find it, and why it is different from other formats.  Raw is a camera format, you can usually find it in DSLR camera or these days in bridge cameras also. Raw can be defined in 3 words that is “as it is” as …

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Color Adjustment

In this tutorial we will learn about adjusting colors of our images and how to balance colors. We have many aspects of colors in a photo and Photoshop provide us all controls to adjust colors of our image. Before starting this tutorial have a look on Colors tutorials so that you get familiar with the …

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Text to Shape

You can convert your text into shapes. Just right click on text layer and click on “convert to shape”. Now your text is build up with anchor points and you can modify it with direct selection tool and pen tool. After you convert text into shape you can’t use any text options like font, font …

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Pen Tool and Paths

Previously in this chapter we learn about basic shapes and how to modify shapes. Now in this tutorial we will learn about pen tool which is one of the most important tools and we will also learn about paths. Firstly we will see, what is pen tool? How it works? Where you will find it? You …

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Direct Selection Tool

In last tutorial we learn about shapes, now how to make changes in these basic shapes? For that we have direct selection tool by this we can select anchor points of shape and can change the curves with the help of handles. You will find it in toolbar, it shares its place with path selection …

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Basics Shapes

In this tutorial we will discuss about basic shapes which you will find in tool bar as tools. They share a single cell in toolbar, you can see last used tool as icon and then click and hold it to see other tools. Shortcut key is “U”. (for all shortcuts go to Photoshop Shortcuts) Let us …

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Magic Eraser Tool

Hey anyone lazy presents here, this tool is for you. You will find it in toolbar within the group of eraser tool. When you select it cursor will change into its icon shape. Now quickly comes to its working :  Just click it on area which you want to erase, and it will erase it …

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Background Eraser Tool

This is advance eraser tool used in editing. It share single cell in toolbar with eraser tool and magic eraser tool. Background eraser tool is used to remove background with just one click and drag. Let see how it works : When you select this tool your cursor changes to a circle and a plus …

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Eraser Tool

From childhood we do mistake and there is always an eraser to correct it. Same in Photoshop we have an eraser to erase something which we don’t want. Shortcut is “E”. You will find it in tool bar : Its working is same as a brush. Just click and drag over the image. It will only …

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