Different tools of Photoshop and what you can do with them

background removalFor raster image editing and manipulation Photoshop is the best software. Photoshop is very popular software among both professionals and amateurs. All the designs and editing is done by different tools and commands from the drop down menus and well as different pallets. People who are eager to step into the world of creative designing must learn Photoshop thoroughly but before that let’s look at some of the most commonly used tools and commands of this software.

Pen tool, lasso tool and quick selection tool

All these tools have one thing in common, they are used for free hand selection though with quick selection you can’t do much of a free hand selection and instead it selects specific part of an image all together. One of the purposes of selecting images with these tools is to do the background removal procedure. Image background removal is important for getting rid of object you don’t want in the picture or removing the whole background to re-use the image in different occasions.

Tools for improving the quality of an image

image background removalImage quality enhancement is one of the most common tasks done in Photoshop. Improving or enhancing image quality in Photoshop is done in several ways. First of all, you can adjust the color balance and brightness level to improve the overall quality. This could be done manually or automatically via auto level or auto adjustment command. Sometimes due to low resolution, an image could be a bit blurry. With Photoshop’s sharpness filter, you can sharpen the image just the right amount to make the image presentable enough.

Eliminating the imperfections

When we take a photograph, it is the perfect one all the time. There could be something that can ruin the whole mood of the picture. In this case, you can use Photoshop’s healing brush and stamp clone tool to get rid of those elements that you don’t want in the photograph.

Changing the size of an image

This feature is very useful if you need your image to be a bit bigger or smaller. This is mostly done to create passport size photographs or creating smaller image from a big one.


Photoshop is mega software. Its limits are boundless. If you learn Photoshop properly, you can do any kind of editing and make unique looking designs. Photoshop is so capable that its limit is only defined by the users capability.

Get your jewellery photo retouched easily

jewellery photo retouchingEver seen a jewellery online shop where all their jewellery collection looking dark and dull on their web shop? How appealing you think that would be to a prospective buyer? Not at all if you ask me. This is where jewellery photo editing or jewellery image editing or retouching comes into play.

Not all online jewellery stores realize that the jewellery photos they have online are the ones that make people decide whether to buy the product or not. Lot of people will just hit the browser back button if they see dull color or dark images of the items in display.

There is an easy solution to this problem which is jewellery photo editing or jewellery photo retouching.

jewellery-photo-editingYou can do a good job to begin with by taking some good pictures. If you are not a good photographer in taking jewellery photos, then you should hire a jewellery photographer who is skilled in taking jewellery photos. Once you have good quality photos to begin with, your job becomes easier to put some really good and quality jewellery photos online.

Once the jewellery photo shoot is done, you then avail the services of a jewellery photo editing company who will edit or if needed, retouch your jewellery photos. They can remove the background from your jewellery photos which makes it easier to add on the web shop. For some jewellery items, further retouching may be needed to bring out the shine in the jewellery items.

If you need occasional or even regular jewellery photo editing service, you can hire an outsourcing company who offers jewellery image editing services. Cost per image edited depends on the item and the complexity but in most cases it can range from as low as $1 to a few dollars at the most.

If jewellery photo editing and retouching makes your items sell, then 1 time cost of editing your jewellery photos can be money well spent.

Best effects of Photoshop

photoshop ghost mannequinEveryone likes to stylize their photos because stylization can transform an ordinary image into a something special. Adobe Photoshop is extremely powerful photo editing software which can make this come true. Adobe Photoshop is packed with cool effects that can make an ordinary image into something extraordinary. Today we are going to know about some of the top photo effects done by Photoshop.

Photo quality enhancement

This is the most popular and common effect done by Photoshop. If you have an old photograph full of scratches and other faults, you can easily get rid of those faults and make your photograph as good as new.

Creating lomographic photos

Photoshop has a cool trick up its sleeve which is called lomograph. With this effect you can give your image a retro look.

Ghost mannequin effect

Ghost mannequin effectThis effect is usually used for apparel products. With this effect you can create the illusion the garment is worn by an invisible mannequin. This is mostly done to show every aspect if a garment without the interference of mannequin. Photoshop ghost mannequin effect is now being used by almost every online apparel outlets to showcase their designs.

Creating oil painting photo

We all love to have an oil painting hanging on the wall of our living room. But as we all know, oil painting is expensive and not everyone can afford that. With Photoshop, you are not going to create an oil painting but can give a normal image oil painting effect.

Matching skin tone effect

This is a very useful effect of Photoshop. With this we can match anyone’s skin tone with another human’s skin tone.

Color-contrast adjustment

When you take a photograph, there is always the problem of lighting and color imbalance. With Photoshop we can easily adjust color and contrast as well as brightness to give your photo a better look.

Water color effect

With Photoshop you can create water color effect on any photograph. Photoshop has tons of cool features like this.

Selective blur

Sometimes you want to focus on a specific object of a photo leaving other objects unnoticed. You can do that with Photoshop’s blur tool by creating the selective blur effect where you can blur the unnecessary objects of a photograph keeping the main object intact.


Photoshop is extremely popular due to these effects I just mentioned. There are many more but they can’t be summarized in this short article. You can add a new dimension to digital world with the power of Photoshop.