Adobe Photoshop Interview Questions and Answers
by Sachin, on Aug 8, 2022 10:08:16 PM
Q1. What is Adobe Photoshop?
Photoshop is an image creation, graphic design and photo editing software developed by Adobe. The software provides many image editing features for pixel-based images, raster graphics and vector graphics. Adobe Photoshop was first released in 1988.
Q2. What are 4 main purposes of Photoshop?
Q3. What are the tools in Photoshop?
- Rectangular Marquee Tool (M)
- Red Eye Tool (J)
- Gradient Tool (G)
- Eraser Tool (E)
- Clone Stamp Tool (S)
- Brush Tool (B)
- Healing Brush Tool (J)
- Slice Tool (K)
- Crop Tool (C)
- Magic Wand Tool (W)
- Polygon Lasso Tool (L)
- Move Tool (V)
Q4. What are the file formats in Photoshop?
- Photoshop . PSD.
- JPEG. The JPEG (Joint Photographic Expert Group) format has been around for nearly 20 years now and has become the most popular and widely used file format for viewing and sharing digital photos.
Q5. What file type is Adobe Photoshop?
PSD files are the native file format of Adobe Photoshop. You've probably seen files with the . psd extension format, especially if you've been an Adobe Photoshop user. Most commonly used by designers and artists, Photoshop Documents are powerful tools for image data storage and creation.
Q6. What are the basic parts of Photoshop?
This option consists of various commands used to edit and compose images in the software. File, edit, image, layer, select, filter, view, window & help are the basic commands.
Q7. What is gradient tool?
Q8. What is the advantage of Photoshop?
Q9. In Photoshop, 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 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 pixel, pixel based objects can be changed several times.
Q10. What is resizing images and what are the parameters to change the size of the picture?
To suit a particular purpose of the application resizing of the images is done.
The parameters to change the size of image are:
- Type of image or picture
- Size of pixels
- Background resolution
Q11. What is the difference between PSB (Photoshop Big) and PSD (Photoshop Document)?
They both are file formats to store digital images. There is very less difference between PSB and PSD, what they differ is how they are stored and used. PSD is a default extension for Photoshop files and it can support the file size of 30,000 by 30,000 pixels. While for creating big documents or large image .psb file format is used, and it can save an image size upto 300,000 by 300,000 pixels.
Q12. What is healing tool?
Healing tool is used in Photoshop to hide the unwanted spots or pictures that appeared in your original picture and makes picture look like real without any changes. The tool use complicated algorithm to calculate what would be the area of your picture based on the surrounding pixels.
Q13. What is a Gaussian blur?
Gaussian blur is a tool that blurs the edges of the image to make it more real and adaptive to the surrounding. Often it is believed that Gaussian blur can only blurs the image, but if it is used cleverly it will not blurs the image but enhance the appearance.
Q14. What are swatches palettes?
Photoshop provides two palettes for selecting color, a) Swatch Palettes b) Color Palettes. Some specific colors can be used without remembering the numeric color values. Also, colors can be extracted from an available image. Default swatches and custom swatches are also an additional option for the users.
Q15. What are Lasso tools and name them?
With lasso tools precise area of an image can be selected, just by tracing the selection outlines the areas are selected.
- Simple Lasso Tool
- Polygonal Lasso Tool
- Magnetic Lasso Tool
Q16. 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.
Q17. What is a Bezier curve?
It is a mathematically defined curve used in two-dimensional graphic applications. It is defined by four points, the initial position, two middle point positions and a terminating position.
Q18. Explain what is PostScript and showpage command?
PostScript is a page description language developed by Adobe Systems. It is a language for printing documents on laser printer, but it can also be used to produce images on other types of devices.
Showpage command transfers the contents of the current page to the current output device.
The main function of showpage is
- It executes the endpage procedure in the page device dictionary
- Executes the function equivalent of an initgraphics operation, reinitializing the graphics state for the next page
- In page device dictionary, it executes the beginpage
- If the Boolean result returned by the EndPage process is true, transmits the contents of the page to the current output device and performs the equivalent of an erasepage operation, clearing the contents in preparation for the next page.
Q19. Explain what is Photoshop lightroom?
Photoshop light room is a software designed for photographer to make post-processing work easy after photography.
Key features in Light room are
- PNG Support
- Full Screen Mode
- User Configurable Grid Overlays
- Windows HiDPI Support
Q20. Define what is the meaning of a Path?
A path can be defined as a collection of possibly disconnected, lines and areas describing the image. In simple words, it is a collection of curves and line segments arranged on the page. A path cannot be drawn by itself, but after it is specified it can be stroked (lines) or filled (places) making the proper marks.