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 Adobe Photoshop Commands.

In this lesson, we are going to start to learn Adobe Photoshop Commands. Each command has its own functionality. We will learn the following Photoshop commands.

Merging two Layers, Filter (for giving special effects), Change Color, Eye Color, Digital Look, Skin tones, Depth of Field, Brush Tool, Lens Flare, Curve, To set eyes, Enhance Photos, Overlays, Changing in gradient.

Photoshop Commands

 Adobe Photoshop Commands.

1- Merging two layers.

  • Open two images.
  • Make to both images maximized.
  • Like: Below Images.

 Merging two layers

  • Drag 2nd image to 1st image.
  • Select eraser tool (E) with blur option
  • Use brackets from a keyboard [ and ] for resizing.
  • Layer Menu.
  • Merge down.

2- Filter (To apply Special Effects on Image).

  • Open image.
  • Zoom it.
  • Select any part of the image with marquee selection.
  • Filter.
  • Distort.
  • Select any effect.

3- Change color.

  • Open Image for changing color (vehicle image).
  • Vehicle image
  • Image.
  • Adjustments.
  • Replace color.
  • Go to the image and click with the mouse on the image.
  • Select that area of the image which you want to change.
  • replace color
  • result of command

4-Eye Color.

  • Open Picture.
  • open image of eye
  • Click on Edit quick mask mode from the toolbar.
  • Zooming on the eye with zoom tool.
  • Select brush tool.
  • Apply color on both eyes.
  • Again, click on edit quick mask mode from toolbar/or click on standard mode.
  • View Menu.
  • Actual pixels.
  • Select Menu.
  • Inverse.
  • Image Menu.
  • Adjustments.
  • Hue/Saturation View.
  • Uncheck (Extra & selection edges (view).
  • Again, change the color (from Hue/Saturation command).
  • change color of eye

5-Digital Look.

  • Open Image.
  • Select any part of the image with marquee selection tool.
  • Digital Look image
  • Filter.
  • Pixelate.
  • Mosaic.
  • Mosaic
  • Make setting.
  • Ok.

6-Skin tones.

  • Open Image.
  •  Skin tones
  • Image.
  • Adjustments.
  • color balance.               (Preview)
  • Skin tones

The default is Midtones (good).

Only skin you can select from your image on your wish.

  • Select Menu.
  • Color range.
  • Click on the skin.
  • Ok.
  • Image Menu.
  • Adjustments.
  • Color balance.
  • Skin tones
  • Note: – Uncheck extra & selection edges (from View show).

7-Depth of Field.

  • Open pix.
  • Depth of Field
  • Select gradient tool.
  • Edit in Quick mask mode.
  • Pressing shift key+mouse to drag it top to bottom.
  • Depth of Field
  • Depth of Field
  • Zoom in.
  • Select Eraser tool 65  and apply erase on the body of On man (object).
  •  Depth of Field
  • Zoom out the little bit.
  • Standard mode.
  •  Depth of Field
  • Select Menu.
  • Inverse.
  • Filter Menu.
  • Blur.
  • Lens Blur.
  • Depth of Field
  • Gaussian Blur.
  • Select.
  • Deselect.

8-Brush Tool.

  • Open file.
  •  Brush Tool image
  • Select Brush tool.
  • Apply on the object.
  • If you will right click on the image.
  • Brush options will be displayed.
  • Brush Tool
  • Options bar of brush you can see below the menu bar
  • Brush Tool option bar
  • Preference.
  • Edit.
  • Displays and cursors.
  • A window will be opened.
  • Select any option ok.
  •  Brush Tool cursors options

Right, click on the screen.

select option of the brush.

Caps lock on +

Caps lock off 0

9-Lens Flare.

  • Open picture.
  • Filter.
  • Render.
  • Lens flare.

Lens Flare

We can control brightness also lens type.

You can keep light where you want. (sun).

Lens type: – (following) select any options.


  • Open picture.
  • Image.
  • Adjustments.
  • Curves.
  • Curve

Make the setting.

11-Enhance Photos.

  • Open picture.
  • Image.
  • Adjustments.
  • Levels. (level can allow controlling tones of the image.)
  • Enhance Photos
  • Ok.

12-To set eyes: – (which are not clear from Digital camera).

  • Open picture.
  •  To set eyes
  • Zoom in on eyes which are showing light.
  • Make a new layer.
  • Brush tool.
  • Black foreground color.
  • Brush size set.
  • Painting on eyes.
  •  To set eyes
  • Double click on the fore color.
  • Get white color.
  • with size as you want.
  • Just click mid of eyes.
  • Zoom out.
  •  To set eyes

If you want to brightness on the picture.

  • Image Menu.
  • Adjustments.
  • Brightness/contrast (make setting).


  • Open picture
  • Go to layer option.
  • Hold down+alt key and click option.
  • Solid Color Overlay from the mode.


  •  Ok.
  • Adobe photos shop brings color picker automatically.
  •  Overlays color
  • Select color.
  • Ok.

14- Changing in gradient.

  • Open picture.
  • Go to layer option.
  • Press Alt key and click option.
  • Gradient.
  • Overlay.
  •  Changing in gradient
  • Adobe photos shop brings Gradient option automatically.
  •  Changing color in gradient
  • Select color.
  • Ok.
  • Double click on gradient layer from layer panel.
  • Get ay Gradient.
  • Make the setting.

Lesson 2 Adobe Photoshop Commands.

In Lesson 2 we will learn Replace sky, Under Exposed Photos, Coloring to Black & while Picture, To cut object from Background, Sharpening.

 15-Replace Sky.

  • Open picture where you want to apply sky. (as I have opened below image).

without sky

  • Select polygon lasso tool or lasso tool.
  • Select sky from that picture, where is availability of sky on  image.

without sky

  • Open that image whose sky you want to copy.

1 sky

  • Edit.
  • Select all.
  • Copy.
  • Go back previous picture (where you want to paste sky).
  • Edit.
  • Paste into.
  •  Edit.
  • Free transform (for setting the sky image).

16- Under Exposed Photos ( just little bit Dark).

  • Open picture

dark photo

  • Image
  • Adjustments
  • Levels
  • levels
  • Give light to increase numbers of input levels. (make setting)

2nd or another way.

Open picture

dark photo

  • Image
  • Adjustments
  • Shadow/highlights
  • shadow and highlights
  • Open picture
  • Image
  • Adjustments
  • Brightness/Contrast


17-Coloring to Black & while Picture.

  • Open black & while picture.

Coloring to Black & while Picture

  • Click on quick mask mode.
  • Zoom out that area of picture, where you want to apply color.
  • Select brush tool with size 11.
  • Apply color with brush on that area, where you want color.

apply color with brush on that area, where you want color

  • Click on standard mode.
  • Zoom out picture
  • Select
  • Inverse


  • Image
  • Adjustments
  • Hue/saturation
  • View
  • Uncheck extras


  • Select
  • Deselect.

Note:- click on color size option.

18- To Cut an Object from Background.

Open picture.


Zooming in.

Select pen tool.

The select object from the image without background.

work on image

Right-click selected image.

Make selection.

Feather radius 1.

setting of image


selection of cut

Click on brush tool.

Select background image color.

Apply on the image (which you want to cut).

cut image



finished image


 Open image.




sharpen setting

Use the unsharpened mask.

Use: Radius.



20- Create a Small Image for Web.

sample of image

Open Image.

original image


Image size.

image size

Preview of Photo.

small image



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