Photoshop CS6

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How to Batch Process Actions in Photoshop CS6

The Batch feature in Photoshop CS6 enables you to apply an action to a group of files. Suppose you want to make changes to a series of files. That might take a while if you do it individually. If you want [more…]

How to Create Droplets in Photoshop CS6

Droplets are drag-and-drop mini-applications — essentially applets — in macro form that can exist outside Photoshop Creative Suite 6 on your desktop, on your taskbar, or within a folder. They’re always [more…]

How to Crop Images in Photoshop CS6

The most popular way to crop an image in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is by using the Crop tool. This simple tool is as easy and effective to use as a T-square and an X-ACTO knife, just without the [more…]

How to Use Raster Images in Photoshop CS6

The primary goal of Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is to give the user awesome raster images (also known as bitmap images). The best way to achieve this is to arm yourself with the necessary knowledge [more…]

How to Size Raster Images in Photoshop CS6 for Optimal Onscreen Display

Viewing raster images onscreen in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 can be tricky because pixel dimensions come into play — especially if you’re putting images on the web — because the display of images [more…]

How to Use the Image Size Command in Photoshop CS6

One of the main reasons people use Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is to manipulate images to what you need them to be, sometimes changing the size of the image. A time will come when you need to mess [more…]

How to Resample Images in Photoshop CS6

When using Photoshop Creative Suite 6, there may come a time when you will need to resample your image. Although this is usually not the best option, sometimes, you are left with no choice. [more…]

How to Add Pixels to an Image in Photoshop CS6

In Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6, you may need to upsample and add pixels to an image. This is a tricky process as it can sometimes make images blurry. To best avoid this problem, follow these steps [more…]

How to Take Pixels Out of an Image in Photoshop CS6

When you downsample in Photoshop Creative Suite 6, you eliminate pixels and therefore delete information and detail from your image. Although there are several pitfalls of resampling up, you can sometimes [more…]

How to Change the Canvas Size in Photoshop CS6

There are multiple options for changing the size of your image in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6. You can resample or use the safer Canvas Size command. [more…]

How to Use the Crop Tool in Photoshop CS6

To crop an image in Photoshop Creative Suite CS6, use the Crop tool. When you select the Crop tool from the Tools panel, you automatically get a crop box at your image’s edges, which appears as a dotted [more…]

How to Adjust the Crop Box in Photoshop CS6

You can use the crop tool in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 to adjust the size of your image. Once you have cropped your image, you can adjust your crop box by dragging the handles or sides. [more…]

How to Select a Color Mode in Photoshop CS6

In Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 you can enhance your images by adjusting the color mode. Every file has a color mode, also called an image mode or just plain [more…]

How to Convert from RGB to CMYK Color Mode in Photoshop CS6

Sometimes in Adobe Photoshop CS6, your image starts out in one color mode and then you find you need to convert the image to another mode. Maybe you have to strip the color out of an image you’re submitting [more…]

How to Convert Pictures to Grayscale in Photoshop CS6

Most people use Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 to enhance an image. This may not happen by adding distracting colors. Sometimes, grayscale is the answer instead. You can convert a color image to grayscale [more…]

How to Use TIFF in Photoshop CS6

TIFF, Tagged Image File Format, is by far one of the best and most useful formats in Photoshop CS6. One of the great qualities of TIFFs is that they are totally cross-platform. Additionally, almost every [more…]

How to Use PDF in Photoshop CS6

In Adobe Photoshop CS6, PDF is considered the universal donor. PDF is the acronym for PortableDocument Format, which is the native format of Adobe Acrobat. This format can contain editable text, vector [more…]

How to Use the Camera Raw Format in Photoshop CS6

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 also supports the Camera Raw format. The Camera Raw file format is used by many digital cameras to capture and save image data and the image’s metadata. This format captures [more…]

How to Use the BMP Format in Photoshop CS6

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 has many format options, one being BMP. BMP (Bitmap) is a standard Windows file format commonly used for saving images that you want to make part of your computer’s resources [more…]

How to Use Foreground and Background Colors in Photoshop CS6

Photoshop CS 6 has two categories of color — a foreground color and a background color. You apply the foreground color when you use the type tools, the painting tools, or the shape tools. The foreground [more…]

How to Use Color Picker in Photoshop CS6

When you click either the Foreground or Background color swatch in the Tools panel of Photoshop CS6, you’re transported magically to the Color Picker. This huge dialog box allows you to select a color [more…]

How to Mix Color with the Color Panel in Photoshop CS6

To open the Color panel in Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6, choose Window→Color. A couple of swatches may look familiar. That’s because they represent the foreground and background colors — just like [more…]

How to Use the Color Sampler Tool in Photoshop CS6

There may come a time when using Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 when you will need to measure color. The Eyedropper’s cousin, the Color Sampler tool, looks like an eyedropper with a small target next [more…]

How to Use Kuler to Find and Share Color Themes in Photoshop CS6

The resources available for Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 are extensive. Kuler is an online community that provides color themes for you to browse, download, create, edit, and upload for sharing with [more…]

How to Set Up Your Work Environment in Photoshop CS6

One aspect of color management that people often overlook when using Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is setting up a good working environment for digital image editing. You may wave your hand impatiently [more…]

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