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Adobe Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners

In this post, we will learn a lot about Adobe Photoshop. This will be a course about learning image editing in which information will be provided to you in simple language. So let us start this course and first of all know about this course.

In This Course

In Adobe Photoshop tutorials, we will learn many things about image editors one by one, like what is Adobe Photoshop, tutorials on Adobe Photoshop tools, how to use Adobe Photoshop, and many such tutorials will be seen in it.

In this tutorial, apart from learning about the tools of the image editor, we will also give tutorials on editing some photos or images, which will make your experience with the image editor even better.

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Adobe Photoshop tutorial

In this course, all the tutorials have been given to you in simple language and step-by-step so that it becomes easy for you to learn. Therefore, if you want to know a little bit about image editors, then read all the tutorials step-by-step.

  1. What is Adobe Photoshop?
  2. How to use Adobe Photoshop?
  3. List of Keyboard Shortcuts in Photoshop
  4. Best free alternatives to Photoshop

What is Adobe Photoshop?

Hello friends, you are very welcome to a brand new series. In this series, we will learn about the basics of a very common software Adobe Photoshop will also see a small tutorial of it, but today we will only understand what it is, so let us know what is Photoshop? How to learn it?

Friends, an image editor is a very famous image editing software that provides a very good environment for photo editing. Photoshop has been created by a company called Adobe. It is a very successful software of Adobe company.

Adobe Photoshop is used everywhere for editing photos because almost every type of tool is available in it. It is the ultimate tool or software for editing photos.

Wherever graphics editing work is done, Photoshop is used, it has become a very common tool. Any kind of graphic designing or editing can be done with this and this makes it very special.

If you are a graphic designer or want to become one, then you need to know about Photoshop because by working on it you will be able to create anything very easily and show your talent to people.

History of Photoshop.

The first version of the Photo-shop was created in 1987. It was created by two brothers Thomas and John Noll, which they sold to Adobe company in 1988. Earlier he had named this software Image Pro but due to some reasons he had to remove that name and after that, he named it Photo-shop.

After this, in 1990, the first version of Photoshop, Photo-shop 1.0, came from Adobe, which was made for Apple’s Macintosh computers.


Since then, many versions of Photoshop have come like Photo-shop CS, CS3, CS6, CC, CC 2017, CC 2018, CC 2019, Photo-shop 2020, Photo-shop 2020 (21.1), Photo-shop 2021 (22.0), Photo-shop 2022 ( Version 23), Version 23. 5. 5 Released in March 2023 etc.

Photoshop version 23. 5. 5 is its latest version which was launched in March 2023.

What can be done with Adobe Photoshop?

Editing Photos
Any type of photo can be edited with Photo-shop, it gives us infinite abilities to edit photos so that we can show our talent on any type of image or photo.
Many types of tools are provided in it like an eraser to remove the background, a Crop Tool to crop the photo, a Selector, a Move tool, a brush, and many more tools.

Logo Designing
Along with editing images, you can also design a logo in an image editor. You get all the tools to design a logo in an image editor, as I mentioned earlier. And for this, there are many plugins available for image editors which you can use.

To Draw
You can also do normal drawing very easily in an image editor, for this you get many specific tools in Photo-shop like a paintbrush, advanced color switcher, eraser, etc.

Graphic Designing
If you want to do basic (2-D) or 3-D graphic designing. Or if you want to do a big project, then you can do this easily with Photoshop. Photo-shop has been designed keeping this in mind so that you can easily complete even big projects with it.

These are only some basic features or abilities of Adobe PhotoShop but Adobe PhotoShop gives you infinite possibilities for graphic designing and related works.

Some basic tools of Adobe Photoshop

Marquee tool

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With the help of this tool, we can select any part of the image, copy or cut it, and paste it anywhere. With this tool, the selected part can also be transformed for free i.e. it can be made smaller or bigger, it is of four types.

  • Rectangle marquee tool
  • elliptical marquee tool
  • Single-row marquee tool
  • Single-column marquee tool

Move tool

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With this tool, any layer or selected part of the image can be moved anywhere. This tool is most used for setting images.


Lasso tool

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Using the Lasso tool, we freely select any part of the image. This tool is used to change the background of the image. For example, if there is something in the image that you want to set in another image, then with the help of this tool, after selecting that thing, you can copy it and paste it into another image.

Crop tool

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This is a simple tool with the help of which the image is cropped.

Erase tool

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This tool is used to erase the background of the image, its special thing is that it erases only the layer selected by you. There are three types of eraser tools.

  • eraser tool
  • Background eraser tool
  • magic eraser tool

Zoom tool

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Zoom tool is used to edit the image by making it smaller or larger (Zoom). This tool is very useful when you do detailed work on an image.

These were some basic tools of Adobe PhotoShop but apart from these, there are many more advanced tools of Adobe PhotoShop which we will talk about later.

Advantages of Adobe Photoshop

  • Photo-shop is the best tool for image editing.
  • Every type of tool is available in it for image editing.
  • Graphic designing can be done very easily in this.
  • 3-D graphics can be edited in this.
  • It gives a rich environment to the user.

Adobe Photoshop of Disadvantages

  • Adobe PhotoShop is quite expensive compared to other image editors.
  • To use Adobe PhotoShop, it is very important to know its basics first.

How to use Adobe Photoshop?

Hello friends, you must have heard the name of Adobe PhotoShop many times before, it is a very popular software, and with the help of this software you can do any kind of photo editing to show your creativity, it is used worldwide as we mentioned in the previous post. I also had to go in where we talked about what is Photo shop. If you have not read this post yet then read this post only after that because in this post we will only know how to use Photo Shop. So without wasting any time let us move towards our topic.

We have already told what Photoshop is, so we will not talk much about it.

PhotoShop is a very popular software in terms of photo editing or graphics designing. You can do any kind of photo editing in it. You get almost every kind of tool in it. It is the most widely used software for photo editing. Nowadays with its help, we can also do 3-D graphic designing.

It provides a very simple environment for all these things. Nowadays it has become a very command tool and everyone knows its name. If you want to build your creativity and future in photo editing or graphic designing, then you must learn PhotoShop.

Adobe Photoshop main Window?

Before we move further on how to use Adobe PhotoShop. We should also know about some tools given in its main window.

Title bar

This is the topmost part of the Adobe PhotoShop window. The name of Adobe PhotoShop is written on it and on the right side it has three buttons to minimize, resize, and close.

Menu bar

This is the part just below the title bar. It contains many types of menus in which many options are given for different tasks. Clicking on any menu opens the options inside it. With which we can do different things. And on clicking any option that option becomes active.

Tool Options bar

This is just below the menu bar, it has many options regarding the selected tool, by selecting which you can customize that tool, that is, many settings are given in it for the selected tool.


Palettes appear on the right side of the Adobe PhotoShop window. To make your work easier, some shortcuts and tools are given.

Examples of Pallets:- Toolbox, color, history, Layers, styles


This is the most important part of Photoshop, all the things we will need in the future are kept in it like an eraser, brush, crop tool, selector, etc. While working further in Photoshop, we need these tools the most. Therefore, we will discuss in detail all the tools available in it further. We have already talked briefly about some of its tools.

How to use Adobe Photoshop?

How to open Adobe Photoshop?

It is very easy to open PhotoShop, for this, you first have to press the start button on the left side of the taskbar of your computer. Then a search box will appear at the bottom of the start menu. You have to type ‘Photoshop’ in the search box. After this, you will see the icon of Photoshop in the search, on which you have to click.

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After loading in a short time, the Photoshop will open.

After opening Photoshop, it will look something like the image given below.

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How to open the image file in Photoshop?

To open the image file, you have to click on the leftmost menu ‘File menu’ in the menu bar of PhotoShop.

After clicking on it, a menu will open which will have many options, out of which the ‘Open’ option will also be visible, you have to click on it.


After this, a browse window will open from which you have to find the image and click on it.

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After that click on the ‘Open’ button. Your image file will open in the Photo Shop.

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How to create a new image file in Photoshop?

To create a new image file you have to click on the ‘File menu’.

After this, you have to click on the New option from the menu.

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Then a dialog box will open in front of you in which you will have to fill in the name of the file and height and width (the height and width of the file are in Pixel).

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How to use toolbox tools in Adobe Photoshop?

To use the tools of the Toolbox, you first have to select the tool you want to use.

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Now if you go to the toolbox and click on any tool, it will be selected and you can use it easily. I would recommend that you try out each of these tools yourself.

How to save a file in Adobe Photoshop?

To save the file, click on ‘File menu’. Then after the menu opens, click on the ‘Save as’ option.

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After clicking on the Save option, the Browse window will open in front of you in which you have to write the name of the file and after that select the type of file from the type menu below. In the type, select JPEG or PNG.

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