Practice Images for Photoshop – Free Downloads!

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If you want to practice editing pictures in Photoshop, it helps to have access to PSD images for Photoshop.

These Photoshop practice photos should contain all of the layers of the edit, so that you can see the steps that the photographer has taken, and try these out for yourself.

In this post, you can download free images for Photoshop in PSD form that contain these layers, so you can see the exact steps that went into creating a photo.

Using these photos as Photoshop practice exercises, you can easily learn photo editing without any stress or hassle.

You can also download free RAW photos for editing and free Lightroom presets to complement your learning.


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Practice Photos for Photoshop

These practice images for Photoshop contain a background layer, plus a variable number of layers that contain the existing edit. These have been added non-destructively, so can be removed in Photoshop.

1. Lofoten Islands, Norway

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


2. Stockholm Subway, Sweden

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


3. Venice, Italy

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


4. Kyoto, Japan

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


5. Lofoten Islands, Norway

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


6. Iceland

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


7. Cairngorms, Scotland

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


8. Bangkok, Thailand

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


9. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


10. Rome, Italy

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


11. Tokyo, Japan

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Both the original image and the edit are included in the download, with the edit contained in non-destructive layers within the PSD file.


Photoshop Practice Exercises

The best Photoshop Practice Exercises are to simply follow the edits contained in the layers in the practice pictures for Photoshop that you can download above.

First, look at the end result in Photoshop, then hide the layers and try to replicate it yourself. You can use the existing layers to check your work.

If you want specific tutorials on Photoshop, then take a look at my workflow tutorial to edit landscape photos, or my complete set of Photoshop tutorials, many of which also contain pics for Photoshop practice.



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