If you are into web design or photography, you should own Adobe Photoshop. Yes, the software costs $700 but once you have it, you’ll be doing most of your creative work in Photoshop. Before Photoshop, you’ll need a design lab complete with darkrooms, now all you need is your computer, and this software.

However, the software is just a tool. It is only as good as the person who uses it. So, if you want to kick start on your design, here are some Photoshop tricks you should know.

Complex.com shares some of the best Photoshop tricks for beginners and advanced users alike: http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2011/08/the-25-photoshop-tricks-tips/