Top 10 Adobe Photoshop Interview Questions & Answers

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Some of the most frequently asked questions about Adobe Photoshop for Graphic Designers (Freshers)

1) How can you re-size the image in Photoshop?
To resize the image in Photoshop you have to go into the menu bar, under menu bar you will find an option “Image Size”. On clicking that option, it will open a dialogue box, by which you can adjust the size of the image.

2) What is a smart object?

In Photoshop CS2 and above, it has a special layer known as Smart Object Layer.  Smart objects give freedom to work with multiple copies of a single object. All the multiple copies will be updated simultaneously when a single object is updated. Also, changes in the adjustment of layers and layer styles of a single object can be done without affecting the multiple copies. Without any loss in the pixel, pixel-based objects can be changed several times.

3) How can you unlock the background in Photoshop?

To unlock the background image, first, click on the picture or image and then select MODE option.  After that, select the option GRAY SCALE and revert to LAYER. When you double-click on the surface, the surface will be unlocked.

4) How do you select an exact colour to match?

 To sample the colour as the foreground color, we use the eye-dropper tool.   Select the foreground color square, use the paint bucket tool or brush tool for covering the area. You can also use Clone Stamp Tool.  Now use the key Alt+ and click where you want the color from and hold down the mouse button to cover up the area.

5) What is a healing tool?

Healing tool is used in Photoshop to hide the unwanted spots or pictures that appeared in your original picture and makes a picture look like real without any changes.  The tool uses complicated algorithm to calculate what would be the area of your picture based on the surrounding pixels.

6) Explain what is Photoshop Lightroom?

Photoshop Lightroom is a software designed for a photographer to make post-processing work easy after photography.

Key features in Lightroom  are

  • PNG Support
  • Full Screen Mode
  • User Configurable Grid Overlays
  • Windows HiDPI Support

7) What tool can you use to combine images?

You can use Auto-blend layers command to combine images. Auto-blend layers uses layer masks as needed to mask-out over underexposed areas.

8) What is Clone tool?

Clone tool uses the current brush to repair the problem areas in photos and pictures, by painting over them with pixel data from other areas.

9) How can you reduce noise in an image?

Go to Filter>Noise and choose the appropriate options.

10) What is a Gradient in Adobe Photoshop?

The gradient is a series of 2 or more colors that transition from one color to another.


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