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How to Change Hue and Saturation of One Layer in Photoshop

07/06/2021
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The hue/saturation feature in Photoshop allows you to make corrective and creative color changes to any image. It also lets you make color adjustments to only a specific area by affecting a single layer. Let’s learn how to change hue and saturation of one layer in photoshop by following a few simple steps.
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How to Remove Power Lines in Photoshop

02/06/2021
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If you wish to learn how to remove power lines in Photoshop, here's our handy guide which includes guided steps and our best tips.

How to Undo More Than Once in Photoshop

02/06/2021
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Learn how to undo more than once in Photoshop with the help of this article, which contains our best tips and guided steps.

How to Unlock an Image in Photoshop

02/06/2021
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Learn how to unlock an image in Photoshop with this article, which includes helpful tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

How to Invert a Mask in Photoshop

02/06/2021
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If you wish to learn how to invert a mask in Photoshop, here's our comprehensive guide which contains our best tips and guided steps.

How to Evenly Space Objects in Photoshop

02/06/2021
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Learn how to evenly space objects in Photoshop with the help of this article, which contains our best tips, and guided steps.

How to Blur the Edges of a Photo in Photoshop

02/06/2021
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If you're looking for tips on how to blur the edges of a photo in Photoshop, here's our guide on how you can blur images in Photoshop.

How to Split an Image in Photoshop

02/06/2021
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Here are some helpful tips on how to split an image in Photoshop, we included various methods depending on your preference.

How to Open an Image in Photoshop

02/06/2021
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Learn how to open an image in Photoshop with the help of this article, which contains a step by step guide and our best tips.

How to Flip Layers in Photoshop

28/05/2021
Learn how to flip layers in Photoshop and explore some creative ideas to experiment with the content of layers in unique ways.

How to Install Gradients in Photoshop

28/05/2021
Learn how to install gradients in Photoshop to utilize the built-in presets for gradients and increase design capabilities.

How to Fade an Image in Photoshop

28/05/2021
Learn how to creatively fade your images in Photoshop in three different ways with its layering tools and fading effects.

How to Open a Photoshop Temp File

27/05/2021
Learn how to open Photoshop temp file with the help of this article, which contains a step by step guide and useful tips.

How to Fix Overexposed Areas in Photoshop

26/05/2021
Learn how to fix overexposed areas in Photoshop with the help of our article, which contains our best tips and guided instructions.

How to Rename Layers in Photoshop

26/05/2021
Adobe Photoshop's workflow involves working with layers. Therefore, it is good practice to streamline the interface to accelerate and organize your editing process by renaming the layers that you create. Learn how to rename layers in Photoshop with this in-depth tutorial.

How to Add Gradient to Text in Photoshop

24/05/2021
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Colors and effects direct attention to your text and give a lasting impression on your audience. It is good to learn different ways in which you can embellish your text for branding purposes. For instance, you can learn how to add gradient to a text in Photoshop to make it eye-catching and increase the impact of your words.

How to Remove a Specific Color in Photoshop

24/05/2021
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Removing a particular color in an image is a common way to replace it with either another solid color or an abstract design. In this way, we can creatively redesign our photos and increase their appeal. Learning how to remove a specific color in Photoshop will enable you to add spectacular effects to your photo.

How to Key Out a Color in Photoshop

24/05/2021
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While editing images in Photoshop, we often want to remove a color entirely from the image. The purpose of this action may be to remove a solid color background or replace that color to enhance the appeal. If you want to learn how to key out a color in Photoshop, we will walk you through an efficient and quick way to do it.

How to Move Objects in Photoshop

24/05/2021
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Sometimes, even the most perfect shot seems a bit off due to an object that should have been placed elsewhere. The good news is that you can change the position of a person or object even after the shot has been taken. Learn how to move objects in Photoshop to place them in another position seamlessly.

How to Duplicate in Photoshop

21/05/2021
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The flexibility to duplicate objects, layers, and even whole images in Adobe Photoshop CC opens the world for endless possibilities in creative editing. This type of image manipulation is one of the reasons why Photoshop is a tremendously popular tool. Let us explore how to duplicate in Photoshop using various methods so you can improve your workflow.

How to Flip a Selection in Photoshop

20/05/2021
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Photoshop allows image manipulation through various features, which lets us unleash our creativity for enhancing an image. Among the software’s countless features is the ability to modify selections in your photos. Especially if you know how to flip a selection in Photoshop, you will be able to create appealing visuals very easily.

How to Convert RGB to CMYK without Photoshop

20/05/2021
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Most graphic editing software create images in the RGB color scale. This is a commonly accepted scale for computer display and web usage. However; the CMYK color scale is used for print purposes. It is essential to learn how to convert RGB to CMYK without Photoshop to get your images printed flawlessly.

How to Add Clouds in Photoshop

20/05/2021
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Sometimes, clouds are missing on a clear sky, causing a monotonous effect in the images we capture. The addition of clouds via image manipulation brings a lot of attraction to the otherwise dull sky. Learn how to add clouds in Photoshop to bring a realistic appeal to the background of your exterior view images.

How to Bring a Layer to Front in Photoshop

20/05/2021
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Each element that you add to a document is a separate layer, which is why layers are considered the building blocks in Photoshop. Learning to use and manipulate layers equips you with a better level of creativity. One of the most useful things you can learn how to bring layers to the front in Photoshop for added design capability.

How to Group Layers in Photoshop

20/05/2021
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Besides providing a feature-loaded interface to create all sorts of graphics, Photoshop includes organizing features that help improve our workflow. Among these is the ability to organize layers in groups, which keeps your Layer panel clutter-free. Here is an in-depth guide on how to group layers in Photoshop for a more streamlined and efficient workflow.

How to Remove Shadows in Photoshop

20/05/2021
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Harsh shadows are one of the most unwanted outcomes in a photo that is captured in broad daylight. Sometimes, they may add to the image’s appeal, but mostly they obscure essential details which we need to recover. Learn how to remove shadows in Photoshop using multiple methods so that you can bring improvement to your images.

How to Copy a Mask in Photoshop

19/05/2021
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Photoshop consists of a large number of useful tools which equip you with complete functionality while image editing. Among these features, layers and masks are undoubtedly essential parts of the software, which provides immense editing flexibility. Today, we will lay the basics of how to copy a mask in Photoshop to streamline your editing workflow.

How to Copy Layers in Photoshop

18/05/2021
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The ability to copy layers is among the numerous design flexibilities that Photoshop offers. Using this feature will speed up your workflow, saving precious time and effort to create similar layers for each document. We will walk you through how to copy layers in Photoshop so that you don’t have to make them from scratch.

How to Print a Large Image on Multiple Pages in Photoshop

18/05/2021
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Learn how to print a large image on multiple pages Photoshop with the help of this article, which includes our best tips and guided steps.

How to Deselect in Photoshop

14/05/2021
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While editing an image in Photoshop, your workflow consists of numerous actions for which you have to switch between layers. To work individually with a layer, Photoshop provides several tools which let you select and deselect at your convenience. Learning how to deselect in Photoshop using different methods can help you improve your post-production workflow.

How to Ungroup in Photoshop

11/05/2021
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Understanding how to work with layers is crucial if you want to learn Photoshop. One of the features you will frequently use in image processing is grouping and ungrouping layers. Understanding how to ungroup in Photoshop will give you a better grasp at organizing your editing workflow.

How to Select All Layers in Photoshop

11/05/2021
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Layers are essential in Photoshop Workflow, which allows us to take our creativity up a notch. You need to learn the ropes of using Photoshop layers if you want to ace ingenious image editing. If you want to work on multiple layers simultaneously, you need to learn how to select all layers in Photoshop.

How to Speed Up Photoshop Performance

02/04/2021
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Is your screen freezes during editing? Are you considering outsourcing post-production because your Photoshop is getting slower? Post-processing programs are highly demanding of computer resources, affecting work speed. To help Photoshop work faster, we’re giving you simple yet effective tips on how to speed up Photoshop performance to improve your real estate photography outputs

How to Make Flames in Photoshop

23/03/2021
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Perhaps you've seen tutorials about putting flames on text, yet you're still having trouble making a fireplace look convincing. This is why we're giving you several editing options to find the best way on how to make flames or fire in Photoshop and achieve more realistic real estate photos.

How to Make Something Look Wet in Photoshop

24/02/2021
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Adding a wet look or reflections can make a property look more dimensional compared to leaving it flat. You can make something look wet in Photoshop by using these methods.

How to Compress Images in Photoshop

28/01/2021
Image compression refers to the method of reducing the size of a file without degrading the quality of a photo. As a result, you get an efficient image size and format for transmitting or storing data. You may want to compress your image size to save computer space when storing images or get the best […]

Photoshop vs Luminar: Sky Replacement Tool Comparison

13/11/2020
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Author: Colin Robertson Adobe finally copied the one Luminar tool I use. How does it stack up? Here's a summary of my experience comparing the two AI-powered tools: Photoshop Pros: You get a layer mask that you can edit No need to use a separate plug-in Ability to build your own sky library using Creative […]

Using Photoshop Actions to Improve Your Efficiency in Post

12/11/2019
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Deborah, from Peterborough, England writes: “Hi, I’m writing with the hope that you can point me in the right direction. I’ve pretty much given up on outsourcing my editing for a couple of reasons. First, I’m tired of the lack of consistency in the photos that I get back. Second, as I’m doing more work […]

Removing Wrinkles in Photoshop Using Frequency Separation

22/05/2019
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? Don in Florida writes: What's the best tool in Photoshop for smoothing our wrinkles in bedding and curtains? Most of the work I do is strictly real estate photography so I don't spend a huge amount of time fixing details this fine. That being said, I've used the frequency separation technique on a number […]

Photoshop Technique: Using Color Blend Mode for Color Corrections

04/04/2019
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? When shooting interiors, we frequently run into problems associated with color contamination. Whether it's a strong color cast, glare on a glossy or reflective surface, or even stained or blemished flooring or furnishings, there's one trick I use all the time in my workflow to help me correct those issues: Color Blend Mode. The […]
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