Top 10 Photoshop questions answered by our expert

Photoshop is a tool used by many professionals to create astonishing graphics and designs all over the world. But for beginners, it might be a little intimidating in the starting as it offers a plethora of tools that can be used. Here we have collected the top 10 questions which beginners have while starting their journey in Photoshop designing.

How to make passport size photo in photoshop?

  1. Open the image you want to convert to a passport size image in photoshop.
  2. Select the crop tool from the toolbar or use the “C” shortcut on your keyboard.
  3. Set the aspect ratio to 1:1. To increase the size of your picture, make it 2×2 and check the box at the end of the bar. Make your image 2×2 and check the box at the end of the bar to increase the size. After being edited in Photoshop, the image must meet the following requirements. It must be 2 inches by 2 inches. The head should be between 1 and 1-3/8 inches in height from the bottom of the chin to the top of the hair, be properly centred inside the frame, and account for 50% of the overall image.
  4. Select Image > Image size. Make sure you image is at 2×2 inches and at a resolution of 300.
  5. Press CTRL A and CTRL C to select all and copy the images.
  6. Now go to Click Image and then to Canvas Size. Adjust the Canvas Size to 6inches width by 4inches height to print on 4×6 photo paper.
  7. Once done, click on the red block below to shift the first photo, click ok and CTRL+V to paste the copy of the photo. Finally, use the move tool to move the picture around in order to fit it.

How to make passport size photo in photoshop

How many types of gradients are there in photoshop?

    There are 7 types of gradients in photoshop. Linear, radial, angle, reflected and diamond.
  1. Linear gradient : This is the gradient type that allows us to blend colors in a linear path.
  2. Radial Gradient: This is the gradient type that allows us to blend colors in am elliptical or circular pattern.
  3. Angle Gradient: This is the gradient type that allows us to blend colors in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction from a center point.
  4. Reflected Gradient: This is the gradient type that allows us to blend colors symmetrically from a center point outward.
  5. Diamond Gradient: This is the gradient type that allows us to blend colors in a diamond-shaped pattern.
  6. Noise Gradient: This gradient applies noise or texture to the colors.
  7. Shape Burst Gradient: This gradient creates a burst effect from a center point outward, following the shape of a selected object.

What is file extension in photoshop?

Photoshop format (PSD) is the only file format that supports all Photoshop functions, with the exception of the Large Document Format (PSB). A PSD file is a layered picture file in Adobe PhotoShop. Photoshop Document, or PSD, is the default file type.

How many selection tools are there in photoshop?

Photoshop offers a variety of selection tools for various uses. The primary selection tools are:

  1. Marquee Tools: Elliptical Marquee Tool and Rectangular Marquee Tool for choosing particular shapes.
  2. Lasso tools for producing freehand or polygonal selections, including the Lasso Tool, Polygonal Lasso Tool, and Magnetic Lasso Tool.
  3. Quick Selection Tool: This tool enables you to rapidly paint over an object to choose it.
  4. Magic Wand Tool: Chooses pixels based on hue and tone similarity.
  5. Select Subject: Identifies and chooses the primary subject of the image automatically.
  6. Select and Mask: Offers sophisticated selection filtration options.

How to invert a selection in photoshop?

To “invert selection” in photoshop use shortcut Ctrl+Shift+i on a PC or Command+Shift+i on a Mac.

How to group layers in photoshop?

Click on “Create a new group” to add a group folder in the layers menu. Rename the group by double clicking on the existing name and type the new name.

How to open a CDR file in photoshop?

  1. Navigate to the pre-existing CDR file you want to open in photoshop.
  2. Right click on the file and choose the “Open with” option.
  3. Choose the photoshop option and press Ok.

How to Unmerge layers in Photoshop?

To undo merge layers in photoshop click on “edit” and “Undo visible merge”

How to use vanishing point in photoshop?

    1. The steps to using Vanishing Point are as follows:
      Open Photoshop and open the picture.
    2. Choose “Filter” from the top menu, followed by “Vanishing Point”.
    3. By clicking on the corners of a rectangular surface in the picture that has a clear perspective, use the “Create Plane” tool in the Vanishing Point dialogue box to construct a perspective plane.
    4. The perspective plane may then be modified as necessary by dragging the corner or edge handles.
    5. Once the plane has been established, you may do a variety of adjustments inside of it while keeping perspective, including cloning, painting, morphing, and copying material from another picture.
    6. When you are done making adjustments in the Vanishing Point dialogue box, click “OK” to apply the changes to the picture.

How to change canvas size in photoshop?

Select the canvas layer in your file that you want to resize. Navigate to the menu bar and select “Image” and then select “canvas size” from the drop down. A dialogue box will open up that will allow you to change the canvas size.


Pooja Chandani