Every photographer must frequently encounter the need to edit an image; it can be for a blog posting or social media posting, or whatever reason. Typically, these editing requires simple stuff like resizing the photos, image flipping or making the photo clearer.
Tips to Flip Your Images in Photoshop
If you desire to flip your photos in Photoshop, these easy steps to follow will ensure you easily bypass these tasks when you encounter it.
First Step: Open the top menu and click on “file” then click on “new.”
Second Step: Select the images you need to be edited, then click “open.”
Third Step: Visit the “image” menu and select the option “image rotation” you’ll see a new menu when this action is done.
Fourth Step: In this step, you’ve just got to select the option that solves your need;
- “90 ° CW” to turn the photo in 90 degrees, clockwise
- “90 ° CCW” to turn the photo 90 degrees counterclockwise
- “180 °” to flip the photo upside down
- Turn Vertical to recall the photo vertically.
For a simpler explanation, below is an easier tutorial;
Image rotation can be effortlessly done freely, pick the tool “Move Tool” then select an end of the photo to be rotated.
Key Note: Hold shift when rotating the image, you planned on editing; the shift key ensures smooth movement of the photo at progressive angles.
Final Step: Finally, you’ve got to save your photo. Click on “File” then click on “Save” menu; you’ll be prompted to select the proper format you need for your image. If the image is to be published on your blog, it is recommended to save in .gif, .jpg or .png file formats
We hope this little tutorial has solved this reoccurring problem for you, if you’re a professional editor and you’ve got simpler method on how to flip an images in photoshop, you can help us too in the comment section.