Photoshop Tutorials - Photoshop Essentials
Welcome to Photoshop Essentials.com, where anyone can learn Photoshop! We offer tutorials you won't find anywhere else, with easy to follow, step-by-step training on everything from Photoshop Basics to photo editing and retouching, photo effects, text effects, and more, and it's all written with beginners in mind. You'll be amazed at what you can do with Photoshop in no time at all! Our latest tutorials are listed below. Enjoy learning Photoshop!
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Finish your photos off with a bang by adding real fireworks to them in Photoshop. If you can paint with a brush and change a layer blend mode, you have all the skills you need to fill your night skies with huge explosions and brilliant colors!
Create a bit of an optical illusion in Photoshop by making a larger photo appear to be made from many smaller photos inside it. Great for family photos, wedding photos, or just as a fun thing to do with your friends.
Learn how easy it is to blend two images seamlessly together and create a Hollywood movie poster-style effect.
Thanks to the power and flexibility of Photoshop’s adjustment layers, we can easily bring more focus and attention to the main subject of an image using color, an effect that’s very popular with sports and wedding photography.
Combining live action with hand-drawn or painted images is a popular technique used in everything from tv commercials to Hollywood movies, and in this tutorial, we’ll see how easy it is to create something similar in Photoshop.
Create the illusion that the subject of your photo is walking, running, jumping, or otherwise popping right out of the image with this easy effect.
Give waterfalls a silky smooth appearance without the need for any fancy photo filters or longer exposures.
Learn how to give a photo a soft glow effect by turning the image into a layer mask, essentially using the photo to mask itself, something Photoshop does not normally allow us to do.
Combine a few layer blend modes, some noise, a little sharpening, and a simple adjustment layer to give your photos an extreme contrast effect.
Learn how to quickly and easily create a pop art-style effect from any photo using the Lab color mode in Photoshop.
Learn how to flip nature upside down and turn a forest’s natural greens and browns into something a bit more mystical.
Turning a photo into a collage of squares in Photoshop is not only fun, it’s also incredibly easy, since most of the work is just simple repetition.
Create a more interesting black & white version of an image with some dramatic lighting effects that help bring attention to your main subject.
Learn how to give any photo an old-fashioned, hand-tinted look in just a few simple steps.
Turn a living, breathing person into a ghost and let Photoshop take the rap for it in this photo effects tutorial.