What is the benefit of learning photoshop?

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Adobe Photoshop is a graphics designing application software, in which you can edit photos, create art, retouch product photos, images from raster to vector, photo manipulation, and many, etc. you can do in Adobe Photoshop easily and creatively.

The current version is Adobe Photoshop CC 2017.1 and it is developed and published by Adobe System for macOS and Windows. It was created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll and the first release was on 19 February 1990 according to Wikipedia.

My experience with Adobe Photoshop is great. I started using it in 2008 and today. I like photo editing and photo manipulation. I use it for Logo design, creative art, blog images, and many other things professionally. Adobe Photoshop helped me a lot in my career and business. I got my first 4-5 projects on Upwork related to Graphics designing and Adobe Photoshop a few years ago. I tried to teach it to my students and they just fell in love with Adobe Photoshop.

Now today, I am writing about Adobe Photoshop and sharing my creativity and experiences on what is the benefit of learning Adobe Photoshop.

Why learn Adobe Photoshop? What are its benefits?

Adobe Photoshop contains various high-quality graphics design options. The following are the skills that are always in demand.

  • YouTube Thumbnail Design
  • Photo Restoration
  • Product Retouch
  • To add a Watermark or remove
  • Photo Masking
  • Clipping Path
  • Photo Editing
  • Logo Design
  • Enhancing
  • Photo Composition
  • Color Correction
  • Banner Design
  • T-Shirt Design
  • UI Design
  • iPhone Apps Design
  • Box Design and 3D Views
  • Flyer Design
  • Website Header Design
  • Website Mockup
  • Business Card Design
  • Image background removal
  • eBook cover page design
  • Etc.

These are the skills and practices that you can do in Adobe Photoshop. I know there are various other online applications today, that you can use to edit images. But Adobe Photoshop is the foundation of everything (ideas, options, layouts, filters, etc.) that you’re seeing in many other applications today on the Internet. In other words, Adobe Photoshop is the daddy of almost all image editing applications.

That’s the technical part, but why learn to practice Adobe Photoshop? So, to become a master in Adobe Photoshop, you don’t need knowledge of all options. But you need to be creative and imaginative to use such graphics designing software. Adobe Photoshop provides options that explore creativity inside you, students, and anyone who wants to do something productive on computers. So, Adobe Photoshop skills are one of the best basic computer skills that will help you in your career and business.

But before discussing Adobe Photoshop’s business and career benefits let’s see the following facts and data.

Some facts about the Adobe Photoshop Demand and Supply

1. You can see the photo editing trends picture below, you can also explore various queries about Adobe Photoshop on Google Trends. It’s very helpful to find out the demanding services in the city, country, and related viral topics on the Internet.

Adobe Photoshop Google Trend2. Photo editing services, and monthly searches on Google as per data provided by Google Keyword Planner. It highlights how much Adobe Photoshop skills are in demand, and people looking for Photoshop services offline and online. For example, the Photo editing services keyword has been searched by 100-100k people on Google for the last couple of years, till today. I don’t say, it’s totally accurate but I believe that it’s great to get an idea about the demand for a particular thing in the market.

Monthly keywords searches for adobe Photoshop services3. Now you can see in the below image, that 100-1K people are searching monthly on Google for Adobe Photoshop Training, and all ideas related to Adobe Photoshop training are searched by 1M to 10M people monthly on Google. And I think, this data provided by Google Keyword Planner or Google Adwords, make a conclusion that people in India or overseas want to have Adobe Photoshop skills because of demand.

adobe photoshop training programs

4. Now look at the demand and jobs for Adobe Photoshop expert on Upwork, I searched it today on 06/07/2017 and there are 1948 jobs found after I searched “photo editing Adobe Photoshop.

Adobe photoshop jobs on upworkEtc.

I think the above-researched data about Adobe Photoshop demand is enough to analyze what is the benefit of learning Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop is a very popular and important graphics design application. I believe that anyone can become a master in Adobe Photoshop and they can start their small business from home online and offline.

But the question is how it can help you in your Career and Business?

What is the benefit of learning Adobe Photoshop for career and business development?

So, let’s understand the following career and business points in detail:-

1. You can provide Photo Editing Services Offline

Photo editing is one of the best ways to start using technical skills to earn money and business. You can start this business from home in India and anywhere. But a few things need to consider such as the demand for such things in your city.

My idea, visit the market and see the photo studio and their customers or work with them for a few days or months. After you got the market experience and people skills. Start operating the same business from your home or any small office.

But you need to market your services online and offline. It’s because many people nowadays search on Google before they visit the market. So, it’s really important that you market your business online.

Related: How to grow your small business with these essential strategies

2. You can start a YouTube Channel

Yes, it’s a great idea to teach and show your Adobe Photoshop skills to the world. And if you’re lucky you will get a job and business offer from YouTube too.  You can share your skills, you can teach, etc.

You can start any type of YouTube channel with your skills and expertise. It just needs to be helpful for people watching this. After that, you can monetize it with Google Adsense.

3. You can sell your designs on your own website

You can start your business using Adobe Photoshop by creating an e-commerce website in which you can design and sell demanding content for small business owners, product images for e-commerce websites, business cards, flyers, brochures, web design, and many other things.

4. You can apply for online jobs and projects

As I shared the facts above about the demand for Adobe Photoshop experts on Upwork, it means, you can create a profile on Upwork, then apply for jobs. If you are an expert then you will get plenty of work and get paid directly to your bank account.

Upwork is a freelance website, which I used by thousands or millions of business owners, companies, and individuals, and in which they post jobs and projects and get the work done by freelancers. So, you can work as a freelancer too.

5. You can apply for jobs offline

In every big or small city, there are shops such as printing presses, photo studios, newspaper agencies, marketing agencies, and web Design Companies. So, if you have skills then visit the above businesses in the market or send your resume to these companies.

Show them your portfolio and designs and if they are impressed and inspired by your creativity and design abilities, they will give the work or jobs immediately.

6. You can sell your design on online marketplaces

If you don’t like to do a job or don’t want to sell on your website due to many reasons. Don’t worry, just find or search on Google for an online marketplace for designers, or how to sell designs on the Internet. You will get many ideas and platforms in which you can sell your design material and get a royalty or one-time payment.

7. You can design images for Social Media Marketing

As you now know the demand for photo editing or graphics designing skills. It’s because many companies are hiring people, web designers or graphic designers to design their marketing material. It’s because images are one of the sources to market your business online on social media and by Google images.

If you want to promote your business on social media, then you can design the marketing content in Adobe Photoshop and then upload and share your content on the internet.

8. You can create an image for your blog

If you’re a blogger or running a website, you can create and design images for your article based on the keywords and topics. Another advantage of designing fresh and new images for your blog is that it will get a higher rank on Google because you have everything fresh and original material.

Another reason, people often learn nowadays through Google images. For example, if I want inspiring designs or images or quotes images, I do not visit the website, but I only look at the images for inspiration. If I like the images, I visit the website, because I get the idea about the content before visiting the website from the Google search engine. If you’re a blogger, I know you can understand this and this is another creative idea to increase traffic to your blog.

9. You can teach your kids

Adobe Photoshop explores creativity in the minds of kids. Kids are already creative but they need direction and a platform to use that creativity for productivity. If from earlier childhood, they use a computer or they use such kind of designing software, it will make them mentally strong and skillful. I think Adobe Photoshop is a better application for kids on the computer than games.

10. You can train other people offline

Why not, if you’re a housewife, senior citizen or anyone, you can teach Adobe Photoshop to your neighbors, family members, and other people.

So, as explained above there are various advantages of Adobe Photoshop for school and college students, marketing companies, business owners and I think all kinds of people in the world.

If you want more knowledge or information about Graphics design, please read this article in your free time:

How to learn Adobe Photoshop?

  • You can learn Adobe Photoshop by joining any computer Institute in your city. Make sure that they teach Adobe Photoshop or graphics design practically on the latest applications.
  • You can watch YouTube videos to learn Photoshop skills for free. Yes, after that you can practice those learned skills and ideas at home on your computer.
  • You can join and get admission to online courses related to Adobe Photoshop. There are various Adobe Photoshop online courses that you can join and you can learn from an expert.
  • You can install Adobe Photoshop on the computer at home, and practice daily.
  • You can learn it part-time with any photo studio or printing press or graphics designing studio if they allow you.
  • You can hire any Adobe Photoshop expert to teach you at your home.
  • You can also contact Adobe Photoshop teachers online so that they can teach and train you at that particular time.

I hope this article will help you in your career and business.

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