3 tips for getting started in Photoshop: How to nondestructively edit your images using layers


posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 12:29 PM EST


Adobe Photoshop may seem daunting when you are just starting out with the software. Fortunately, there are many great tutorials out there to help you learn the ropes. Further, being a beginner allows you to build great habits right from the outset. One of the most important aspects of any good photo editing workflow, in Photoshop or other software, is non-destructive editing. In the video below, Aaron Nace of Phlearn shares three tips for getting started in Photoshop.

The tips revolve around editing using adjustment layers, using layer masks and learning how to save your images for the best results. Each editing technique also allows us to work on our images without damaging the original files, ensuring that you can go back and process your images again in the future. If you'd like to follow along with the same sample image Nace works with, click here. You can also see a dedicated tutorial on mastering adjustment layers in Photoshop by clicking here.

(Via Phlearn