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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended for the beginning user: Fun Edits

This guide will act as a quick reference for those who are first encountering Adobe Photoshop CS6 as well as good review for users who have worked with it before.

What Can I Edit?

There are thousands (maybe tens of thousands) of different edits you can perform with Photoshop CS6, all with different levels of complexity to achieve a certain effect. Tutorials of common edits you may wish to perform have been included here for your reference.

See the tutorials below to:

Changing Eye Color

This is an interesting effect accomplished with little effort and can be used on more than just eyes.

Removing the Background

You may want to combine two aspects of two different images. This video teaches you how to separate the parts of an image that you may want to merge with something else.

Merging Two Images with Layer Masks

After you have removed interesting parts of photos, learn to add them together with this tutorial.

Whitening Teeth

A simple fix to whiten yellow teeth.

Dragon Effect

Make a photo look dark and grungy using this technique.

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