Photoshop is one of those tools that most people have heard of, but few know how to properly use. It’s a very powerful beast. It can be used to turn your images into magical worlds or you can use it incorrectly and become the laughingstock of the world. This is why you should find all the Photoshop tutorials you can get your hands on and learn all you can about the photographer’s favorite post-processing tool. We have many articles on the topic, as well as offer Phlearn’s Photoshop 101 and 201 in our SLR Lounge store, if you’re working on mastery of Photoshop.


There is so much that you can do in Photoshop that even if you are adept, there might be some tricks you didn’t know about, and the following video by Photoshop Training Channel highlights 5 of them. Titled, 5 Photoshop Tricks You Don’t Know About, the 9-minute video goes over some useful techniques that the general Photoshop user may or may not know.

  • Photoshop Trick 1: Advanced Blending Options
  • Photoshop Trick 2: Precise Flare
  • Photoshop Trick 3: Clouds With more Contrast
  • Photoshop Trick 4: Black and White Adjustment Layer to Control Luminosity
  • Photoshop Trick 5: Opening the Same Image in Two Windows

Be sure to watch the video below for how these tricks are done and let us know in the comments which ones you knew, or if you have any Photoshop tricks that you use that we may not know about.

Watch 5 Photoshop Tricks You Don’t Know

[Via Reddit/Photoshop Training Channel]