10 Image Editing Techniques

An artist must first of all respond to his subject, he must be filled with emotion toward that subject and then he must make his technique so sincere, so translucent that it may be forgotten, the value of the subject shining through it.


Now we come to the core of editing our images in Photoshop: applying adjustments. There are two complementary ways to think about adjustments: either as operations that change visual qualities of the image, such as color or contrast, or as operations that change the RGB values of pixels. Both are correct, and I recommend considering both when thinking about matching gaps identified during the analysis phase with the tools needed to address them.

While Photoshop can apply ...

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