How to edit images with Photoshop

Photoshop is a very complete image editing software. It is very difficult to talk about all its functions in a single article. However, here, we have made a compilation of the main parameters that you can modify in a photo to edit it.

How to adjust the brightness and contrast of an image in Photoshop

If you want to adjust the brightness and contrast of an image, go to Image, then, Adjustments, and click Brightness/Contrast.

Adjust the brightness and contrastAdjust the brightness and contrast

In the pop-up window, use the sliders to adjust both parameters. You can also use the Auto button to allow Photoshop to make the adjustments automatically.

Brightness and contrast panelBrightness and contrast panel

How to adjust the intensity of an image in Photoshop

To adjust the intensity go to Image, then Adjustments, and click on Vibrance.

Adjust the intensityAdjust the intensity

Using the sliders that you will see in the pop-up window, modify the intensity of the image.

Intensity panelIntensity panel

How to adjust the saturation of an image in Photoshop

If you want to modify the saturation values of an image, go to Image, then, Adjustments, and click on Hue/Saturation.

Adjust the saturationAdjust the saturation

Customize the different values you will see in the Hue/Saturation panel. If you keep the Preview option active, you will see the changes made in real-time.

Saturation panelSaturation panel

How to convert an image to black and white with Photoshop

To apply the black and white effect to your photos, go to Image, then, Adjustments, and click Black & White.

Apply a black and white effectApply a black and white effect

Automatically, your photo will be displayed in black and white. You can make certain color-related adjustments. It is also possible to select some default parameters in Preset.

Black and white effect panelBlack and white effect panel

How to apply a filter to an image in Photoshop

If you want to apply a filter to an image, go to Image, then, Adjustments, and click on Photo filter.

Apply the filter to a photoApply the filter to a photo

Select the filter that best suits your needs. Adjust the filter density with the lower slider. If you keep the Preview check box checked, the changes will be displayed in real-time.

Image filter panelImage filter panel

How to automatically enhance an image with Photoshop

In case you want Photoshop to enhance the photo automatically, go to Image and click Auto Tone.

Automatic hueAutomatic hue

The image will automatically improve its tonality based on the criteria defined by the application. After applying the automatic tone, you can continue modifying your photo with the other parameters mentioned in this article.