Photoshop Skills to Improve your Photo Presentations

Photography has always gone hand in hand with the methods of altering them to make them better. A photographer thus needs to know how to use Photoshop if they expect to present any worthwhile photos. They need to know how to apply Photoshop to make the photos the best they can be. Here is a collection of some of those skills you must possess.

You should start by understanding who layers work in editing work. If the edit is not favorable, you can use layers to go back to where you were. You need to practice this skill on a few photos before doing anything professional.

It is important to learn more about how to make photos black and white by using adjustment layers. This is a simple change in the layers panel. Once you have made the change, observe it to see if it is as you expected. You can go further and play with other changes in the presets menu. This shall show you the changes live. You can accept them or go back to what they were.

You should then see how to crop and resize the photos. When you minimize the content of a photo, you could be enhancing its beauty. You also have the option of keeping the changes, or reverting back to the original. This means you should not discard the cut areas, till later.

There is also the Brush tool for changing colors on certain sections of the photo. You need to know how to use it well if you are not to mess up the photo. You have the Erase tool if the changes are not desirable.
You need to know more about how to consolidate the tabs. Working on a photo may have you opening up to many editing tabs. You can fix this when you go to Window, then select Arrange, then Consolidate All.

You should also try to apply some texture to the photo. This needs you to know oh to use the Brushes tool. Go easy with the alterations till you master the process.

You also have the option of removing items from the photo that are not in place, or that make it look bad. You shall find a spot healing brush in the menu which you can resize to the same size as that item, then use it to remove it.

There is also the option to apply frames to the photos. You can choose whatever color you want for the frame, under the image option in the toolbar, on canvas size.

You shall find more things to do with Photoshop for the betterment of your photos. There are web pages and blogs from which you can find more info on this topic.

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