5 Tips to Improve Your Photoshop Skills

Photoshop is a tremendously complex and intricate program, and as such, there are many different ways to accomplish any specific task. This means that it is worth taking the time to learn some of the best and most efficient ways of doing things, as it will save you a lot of time and effort over the long run. This helpful video tutorial will show you five ways to make your work in Photoshop better and quicker. 

Coming to you from Colin Smith with photoshopCAFE, this excellent video tutorial will show you some helpful tips for making your work in Photoshop better and faster. By far, the thing I think every photographer should commit to memory as soon as possible is their most commonly used Photoshop shortcuts. With the complexity of Photoshop, you will often have to dive into several levels of menus to get the functions you want, and that level of inefficiency can add up over time. Even worse, it can break your creative flow when you are in the moment. Though it can be a little annoying at first, once you commit those keyboard shortcuts to memory, you will find your process much more efficient and enjoyable. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Smith. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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