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To apply the Liquify Filter to a text layer, without first rasterizing the layer, convert it to a Smart Object. Doing so will keep your text editable!

To increase and decrease your text size, select all of your text in a type layer and press Ctrl Shift (Mac: Command Shift ).

If you want a text record of every single step you've done in an image, then turn in Photoshop's History Log. Press Ctrl K (Mac: Command K) to bring up the Preferences panel. In the General tab click on the History Log check box

Record Every Single Step You Do Using Photoshop's History Log

If you ever create a gradient that contains banding (the visible lines in a gradient when transitioning from one color or tone to another), add a very small amount of noise (Filter > Noise > Add noise) and bur (Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur) to the gradient  to break up the banding and give you a smoother blend.

Removing Banding In Gradients

If you ever create a gradient that contains banding (the visible lines in a gradient when transitioning from one color or tone to another), add a very small amount of noise (Filter > Noise > Add noise) and bur (Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur) to the gradie

Apply multiple filters at a time in the Filter Gallery (Filter > Filter Gallery) by clicking the New Filter button at the bottom of the filters list, and then select a filter.  You can repeat this process and add as many filters as you like!

Applying Multiple Filters In The Filter Gallery

Apply multiple filters at a time in the Filter Gallery (Filter > Filter Gallery) by clicking the New Filter button at the bottom of the filters list, and then select a filter. You can repeat this process and add as many filters as you like!

When creating a Lens Flare (Filter > Render > Lens Flare) press-and-hold the Alt (Mac: Command) key while clicking on the image preview to bring up the Precise Flare Center dialog box where you can input the X and Y coordinates for your flare.You can use the info panel to see the coordinates of a specific spot on your canvas. Simply hover over the canvas, and you will see the X and Y coordinates change as you move through it.

Precise Lens Flare

When creating a Lens Flare (Filter > Render > Lens Flare) press-and-hold…

Photoshop tip of the day - Shadows/Highlights Adjustment. Photoshop tips. Nordic360.

Use The Shadows/Highlights Adjustment Non-Destructively

In CS6 or newer, go to the Swatches panel (Window > Swatches) and in the flyout menu choose 'Photo Filter Colors'. You can then append or replace the current swatches with 20 new color swatches that you can use to apply a photo filter to your image. For example, to warm your image create a new layer and fill it with any of the warm colors, then change the blending mode to Soft Light and adjust the opacity accordingly. You can fill the layer with any of the other swatches to get different ...

Photo Filter Colors In The Swatches Panel

In CS6 or newer, go to the Swatches panel (Window > Swatches) and in the flyout menu choose 'Photo Filter Colors'. You can then append or replace the current swatches with 20 new color swatches that you can use to apply a photo filter to your image. For example, to warm your image create a new layer and fill it with any of the warm colors, then change the blending mode to Soft Light and adjust the opacity accordingly. You can fill the layer with any of the other swatches to get different ...

When you go to File > Place, to bring in an image into your composition, Photoshop turns it into a smart object. If you would like for the image to remain rasterized, bring up the preferences panel by pressing Crtl K (Mac: Command K) and under the General tab un-check 'Place or Drag Raster Images as Smart Objects'. From now on all images that you place will no longer be converted into smart objects.

Place Command Does Not Create Smart Objects

Select either the Brush or the Graduated Filter and reduce Sharpness to -50 or -100 and apply

Blur that background in Adobe Lightroom

Blur background in Lightroom. Select either the Brush or the Graduated Filter and reduce Sharpness to or and apply

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