Basic Photo Retouching & Resizing/Cropping
In this tutorial we’re going to cover some basic image adjustments. We’ll use the following tools:
- Toolbar & Menu (what Adobe calls “the work area”)
- Levels (Tones, Colours)
- Spot Healing
- Clone Stamp
- Burn/Dodge Tools
- Blur/Sharpen Tools
- Crop Tool
We’ll also have a look at the Image Size tool and Export tool. And we’ll use this image. Please click on it so you can get the full-sized version:
If you want screen caps, etc., the Berkley j-school intro has them all!
Mr. Melonhead — Basic Selecting & Layers
For those who’ve never used Photoshop before, we will be learning the essentials. We will look at:
- image adjustment
- saving for the web.
Obviously, to start we need something to work with. I’ve posted a large jpg file that will help us learn the basics. To download the largest version of the image, which has the most resolution, right-click and “save link as”: