Use the power of Photoshop to make a living out of it

Photoshop is a very a very potent and sophisticated software that has the power of manipulating and editing photos to an extreme level. Photoshop can become your breadwinner if you have a creative mind. This software is so capable that professionals like graphic designers, photo editors, pro photographers, print media expert and animators use it as their primary tool of working.

How graphic designers use Photoshop

Primary users of Photoshop are the graphic designers. Graphic designers make logos, abstract art, banners, and designs to make their living. All these can only be done by Photoshop. There is some other software which claims to an equivalent of Photoshop but the reality is that Photoshop is way more capable than other software. Graphic designers are the only one who uses Photoshop in full extent. They use all possible features and tools to create extreme designs.

How Photoshop helps professional photographer

In the old days professional photographer couldn’t do much to beatify the taken photographs as the technology was analogue and Photoshop was from being invented. But in modern time Photoshop has revolutionized the pro photography profession. Now pro photographers use different features of Photoshop such as image retouching, importing raw image, filter sharpening, background removal, image healing etc. to produce the best looking photo that they can represent to their clients. For example, when a photographer takes a photo, it is obvious the photo won’t be perfect looking due to facts like lack lighting, noisy environment and other things. With image retouching technique of Photoshop, they can purify the photo by adjusting color, brightness and contrast to make a perfect looking photograph. Photoshop is a must for fashion photographers who take models photos to put them in a magazine. But before doing that they need to do the image background removal process as the model stands in front of white or green screen when the photo is taken. They need to do background removal before handing it to designer to add effects in it.

Photoshop for animators

Animators are other major users of Photoshop. Photoshop has the unique ability to turn anything or anyone into an animation.


Photoshop is extremely powerful software that can help creative professionals to make their living out of it. Apart from professionals, Photoshop can also be used by average users to some simple editing and designing.

Photoshop for apparel design

In the fast expanding apparel business, digitization of designs has become very important, whether its designing logo, print image, designing t-shirt etc. image editing service are all done by Photoshop these days. Photoshop has now become an integral part of apparel industry as I shall now demonstrate.

Creating design pattern with Photoshop

By using Photoshop, you can create photo retouching design pattern and save it so you can re-use the design anytime you want on different garment.

Using pre-made designs

If you want to create your own design with Photoshop, you can do that easily but if you are not interested in making your own designs than you can download pre-made designs from the internet and re-design it according to your need and use them anywhere you want.

Drawing flat sketches

Usually, if you run your own apparel business or you are a fashion designer, you are obviously going to have to do flat sketches of your designs before you can make those designs into reality. If you do this manually with your own hand then it will be a tiresome process as you will have to make many flat sketches for different designs. But with Photoshop it could be done very easily. All you have to do is trace a flat sketch with pen tool, save that sketch and copy paste the same flat sketch as many times as you want to apply different designs on them.

Making ghost mannequin image of your product

Mannequins are also known as dress form or dummy’s which is usually used for checking the fitting of the garment and put the garment on display. Mannequin creates the illusion of a garment being worn by a human so everyone can see the garment properly from every angle. But when you are putting the image of garment in your product catalogue in mannequin form, you are going to need Photoshop to do that. Using Photoshop’s ghost mannequin effect you can create the perfect mannequin image. Photoshop ghost mannequin is so important in case you want to make a perfect display picture of your product.


Photoshop is now a very important working tool for people related to apparel business. Basically all the designs, sketches, product catalogue are now done digitally with Photoshop. Photoshop makes these works so easy. With Photoshop’s ever expanding capability anyone can become a designer and use their design talent to flourish in their career.
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