1. Raster Graphics editor.
  2. Vector Graphics editor.

Things You Should Know About Adobe Photoshop

How to improve your photo editing skills?

  • Cropping
  • Rotating
  • Applying adjustment layers and masks
  • Correcting color and saturation
  • Sharpening
  • Crop to improve composition/focus.
  • Crop to remove details.
  • Crop to change orientation/framing.
  • Crop to change aspect ratio.
  • Landscape Rotate photos so that the horizon is horizontal from end to end (many image editors can overlay a grid of lines to help with accuracy).
  • Portraits: Instances where someone is leaning up against a vertical surface (e.g. wall, doorway, building, tree, pole, etc.), rotate the photo so that the object is vertical.
  1. Press ‘D’ to reset foreground/background colors.
  2. Click Layer on the menu bar.
  3. Select New Adjustment Layer.
  4. Select desired layer type.
  5. Click OK (or hit the Enter key).
  • View the image at 100% screen size to accurately evaluate the sharpening areas with more and finer bits of detail
  • Keep in mind that too much sharpening will add unwanted noise, halos, and/or exaggerated/unnatural lines. Accurate sharpening requires a good amount of practice and application.



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