28 Powerful Hidden Tips, Tricks, & Features in Photoshop

On this video, portrait photographer Nathaniel Dodson (from the website tutvid), looks at no less than 28 quick but useful tips that can help you improve your Photoshop skills.

Here is the list of all the tips covered in this video by Dodson:

  1. Design Space Preview (2016)
  2. Time-Saving Layers Panel Options
  3. Pen Tool & The Rubber band
  4. Selecting Skin Tones with Color Range
  5. Changing the “Angle” with Clone Stamp
  6. Commit Type Change Hotkey
  7. Spacebar to Move Live Anchor Point when Using the Pen Tool
  8. The Impressive “Copy Merged” Feature
  9. Open a Flattened PSD to Save Time
  10. Preserve Layer Transparency
  11. The Power of “Blend If”
  12. Convert Layer Styles to Pixels
  13. Moving a Drop Shadow Exactly Where You Want
  14. Bird’s Eye View
  15. Convert Photoshop Design to CSS (Copy CSS)
  16. Paste Into and Outside Of
  17. Spring-Loaded Hand Tool to Instantly Move Your View
  18. Revert Photoshop Document as it was
  19. Adjust Global Light
  20. Spring Loaded Tools
  21. Precise Painting Mode
  22. Color Replacement Tool
  23. Sample Color Outside of Photoshop
  24. HUD Brush Size Changing
  25. HUD Color Picker
  26. Reset ANY Dialog Box with a Simple Hotkey
  27. Hiding Layers For Fast Before/After Preview
  28. Hotkey for each Blend Mode

Dodson has a bit more on each one of those on his site – you can find this on this article.

You can find many more Photoshop video tutorials on LensVid’s Photoshop section. You can also check Dodson’s previous videos here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of LensVid.com. He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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