Function of different tools in Photoshop

clipping-pathPhotoshop is a highly sophisticated raster image editing software. It is the top choice for professionals like graphic designers, photographer and web designers. In Photoshop, all the design works are mainly done with tools. Each tool represents different methods of working. Let’s look some of the most useful tool used in Photoshop.

Lasso Tools

Lasso tool is mainly used for free hand selection. To use lasso you just select the lasso from the tools menu and drag where ever you want. It will create an outline where you dragged the lasso. There are three types of lasso tool in Photoshop, lasso, polygenic lasso and magnetic lasso. Polygenic and magnetic lasso are too different variations of lasso tool.

Pen tool

Pen tool is one of the most important tools used in Photoshop because all the strokes are done by pen tool. With pen tool, the user can create any shape he wants and modify the strokes using variant of pen tool, the add point tool, delete anchor point tool and the convert anchor point tool. Basically all the shapes and size can be made with pen tool.

Quick selection tool

As the name suggests quick selection tool is used for selecting and object quickly.

Common uses of these three tools

clipping-path-serviceAlthough these are free different tools, they have one thing in common. All of them can be used to clipping path. Clipping path is the method of isolating an object of an image from the background. The work of clipping path is bit sophisticated as it needs pin point accuracy to remove background without distorting the targeted object. This is why professional clipping path jobs are done by clipping path services. There are professional firms available who are engaged in clipping path services.

Tools for photo retouchings

For retouching is a process to improve the outlook of the image. There are several tools for that.

The healing brush tool

Healing brush tool is mainly use for photo cleanup, meaning clean unwanted spots, crack etc. There are several subcategories of healing brush provide similar kind of work.

Clone stamp tool

This is another to do photo retouching work.

Gradient tool

Gradient tool is used for doing color combination. With gradient tool, several colors could be combined to create one unique color.

Text tool

Text tools simply a tool to write text over an image.

Conclusion

There more tools available in Photoshop but those mentioned above are the most used one.