To activate multiple layers using your keyboard, press Shift Alt [ (Mac: Shift Option [) to activate the layer below the currently selected layer (or the ] key to activate the layer above). You can keep adding to the selection one layer at a time by tapping on either of the bracket keys while holding… [Continue Reading about Activate Multiple Layers Using Keyboard Shortcuts]
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The Black & White Adjustment Layer is meant to create black and white photos. However, you can use it to control the luminescence values of the colors of your image. To do so, create a Black & White Adjustment Layer, and set the Blending Mode to Luminosity. This change will bring the color of the image… [Continue Reading about Control Luminescence Values With Black & White Adjustment Layer]
When using the Type tool, Press Ctrl (Mac: Command) Shift < or > to increase or decrease the point size.
Hold the Ctrl (Mac: Command) key after you click on an object and you start to drag to prevent Photoshop from snapping to other objects.
In Photoshop CS6 and newer, the forward slash key / toggles on and off the Shield (the shaded area outside of the crop) while using the Crop Tool.
You can crop an image using another image’s dimensions as the measurements for the crop. To do so, open both images, then go to the image whose dimensions you want to copy, and go into the crop size menu and choose Front Image. Then go to the second document, and you’ll see the crop tool… [Continue Reading about Use The Crop Tool’s “Front Image” Option]
If you want to lock your guides so you don’t accidentally move them, you can press Ctrl Alt ; (semicolon) (Mac: Command Option ; ) or you can go to the View menu and choose “Lock Guides”.
You can load channels as selections by using a keyboard shortcut. Red Channel: Ctrl Alt 3 (Mac: Command Option 3). Green Channel: Ctrl Alt 4 (Mac: Command Option 4). Blue Channel: Ctrl Alt 5 (Mac: Command Option 5).
If you have a text block with quotation marks, you might want to have the quotation marks appear outside the text block so that the copy can line up. To accomplish this, simply double-click on the text layer’s thumbnail on the layer’s panel to select the text block, then from the Paragraph panel’s (Window >… [Continue Reading about Create Roman Hanging Punctuations In Photoshop]
You can use a Vibrance Adjustment layer to increase the saturation of muted colors without overly saturating skin tones and already saturated colors. To do so, simply create a Vibrance adjustment layer and slide the “Vibrance” slider to the right accordingly.