Adobe Photoshop is popular these days for it helps designers and editors in their works. It turns mere pictures into masterpieces. Its versatility made it in demand in the creative world for it is the best photo editing software program that gives you great features for a totally terrific design. Other than that, Adobe Photoshop is user friendly and it provides tools that will aid you in the editing and enhancing of photos. You can also do some lay-outing and designing from a blank document, whatever size you may want.

No doubt, the knowledge and skills in Adobe Photoshop has helped so many artists to earn money and to have pride in their works. There are actually so many reasons why one should learn Adobe Photoshop but we have listed in this post 10 reasons. Here they are:

1. You can express yourself creatively.

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You can go beyond the limits of creativity. Once you start exploring, you will certainly explore more and learn to use them for your designs. You will soon find out how to make your designs better. And as you create and design each day, your ideas will surely come to life.

2. You can create different graphic design projects.

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Aside from editing photos, you can actually start from scratch and create a greeting card, a business card, a poster, and others. By using the different creative tools in this software, you can surely come up with a great design that will not only impress clients but will also enable you to apply your ideas and creativity into it.

3. You can restore old photos.

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Old family pictures for sure have worn out and before Photoshop came, these pictures end up in trash bins. But these days, you can restore those pictures and refresh the memories of the old times. Using healing brush, clone stamps, patch tools and others, you can make old photos look new again. For sure, you will please many clients if you know how to do this. Everyone would always want to treasure memories and the best way to do that is through pictures.

4. You can artistically combine graphics with text.

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In graphic designing, images and text should always work well together in order to have a great output. In Photoshop, you will not merely combine them but you can even find better ways to make it look artistic and attractive. Strokes, drop shadows, bevel and emboss and other effects can give more emphasis to your text. Images can also look better even by simply adjusting brightness, contrasts, exposure and others.

5. You can make art works using brushes.

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There are so many Photoshop brushes that you can choose from. This gives a special effect to your photo or the layout that you are working on. You will see how brushes could bring your design to the next level when you get to choose the right one and apply it to your design.

6. You can change the color of a picture.

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Isn’t it amazing that your colored pictures can turn into black and white in just one click? You can easily do that in Photoshop. You can even edit some parts and change the color or even add effects using gradient and other tools. Some change the entire photo into sepia or other colors. You will enjoy doing this in Photoshop.

7. You can correct photography mistakes.

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Even if your photograph doesn’t really look good or has certain mistakes, you can still adjust and enhance that in Photoshop. It can cover up poor lighting, marks on the picture, dark photos, red eyes and others. You can also crop the picture if there are some parts which were mistakenly included when you took it. You may use a brush to edit marks and even match the colors with the existing picture.

8. You can do T-shirt designs.

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If you are having some problems on how to make a great T-shirt design, you have found the answer for Photoshop can surely give you a truly appealing output. They will look better when printed on T-shirts with the added effects from this software. This will even give you more clients.

9. You can transform pictures artistically.

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In Photoshop, pictures can be transformed into a charcoal drawing, a watercolour rendered art, and many others. You can really do a lot of things in this software. You can even choose to make it like a photocopied work, a stained glass art, and others using the Filter tool. Explore Photoshop and your designs will come out pretty well. You can also use some Photoshop Actions made by designers. This can help you make impressive designs.

10. You can have personal fulfilment.

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The outputs in Photoshop are completely good and merely by looking at how you did well can give more pride to your designs. You will gain more self- confidence. Remember also that the knowledge and skills you have will not be taken away from you by anyone. It is a treasure that you will forever have. This will be a tool towards your success in the graphic design field. So, learn and improve each day.

Are those reasons enough for you? Well, indeed it is. But if you explore more of Adobe Photoshop, you can even list more reasons than what we have here. This software not only allows you to make professional designs but it will also help you earn. If you haven’t tried learning Adobe Photoshop, it is about time for you to learn. There are so many Photoshop Tutorials that you can find in the web. You may use this to help you learn the ropes in Photoshop. The world of graphic design is waiting for you.

Marvi Ocampo

About the author: Founder of a Despite her busy schedule, she always find time to read books, Photography and write articles during her spare time.


  1. nice article though, but maybe these are refere why you should learn image manipulation program, since there are many alternative of photoshop, like GIMP or Pain.NET

  2. my only wish is to learn photo shop, but seems to hard for me 🙁

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