Adobe Photoshop is a manipulation and photo editing software used by photographers, designers, digital artists, as well as casual enthusiasts to create, layout, and edit digital content. When it comes to digital content making, Adobe Photoshop is one of the predominant software in the market. It utilizes layering that allows the user to manipulate almost everything there is to the subject. It packs several editing tools that can do almost any graphics manipulation and editing.

So if you are one of the many people that want to venture in graphics editing, here is some information to get you started.


The Transform tool lets you change the size of the image, rotate it in any direction you want, flip it, or distort it. To enable this, press Ctrl + T on your keyboard then a bounding box shall appear on the image indicating that it is capable of transformation. When you are finished editing, press Enter and you are done.

Magnetic Lasso Tool

The Magnetic Lasso Tool is a wonder when it comes to photo editing. It is one of the tools needed, especially for complex editing. The Magnetic Lasso tool allows the selection of irregularly shaped images; it allows you to select the areas that cannot be boxed. Being foolproof, it automatically detects the edges of the image you are working on.

Magic Wand Tool

The Magic Wand Tool is ideal when you are working with a background that is more consistent and monotonous. Being a selection tool, the Magic Wand Tool lets you select either the background or the foreground of the image you are working on. It helps you modify the tone and the color of the background without affecting the foreground. By using the Magic Wand Tool, artists can emphasize the specific area in which they want to focus on.