Photoshop is a software known for image editing but without having insights with the Photoshop toolbar you just cannot accomplish tasks that you intend to. Here is a guide to make you aware of that list of tools so that you can easily perform the image edits.
This is the tool used to move the text, normal layers, selected areas, layer mask. As the name of the tool is suggesting it is only used for moving the things in which pixels are moved on the screen either by using the shortcut V or by clicking on the tool.
Magic Wand or Quick Selection Tool
Another tool that we know from the name is quick selection or magic wand tool which is smartly used for quick selections of the objects on the screen. If you want to work with the shortcut then that is W of this nice tool.
Color Sampler or Eyedropper Tool
This is the tool used for colour correction of the images. By simply setting the sample size in the option and then by holding shift and left click you can have access to this wonderful tool. The eyedropper tool then helps you to create a new sampler in the images.
This tool is used for zooming the documents or images.
Direct Selection or Path Selection Tool
Amazing tool used for path selection. Keep in mind that if you want to select the entire path then go with the path selection tool and to select only the point or handle bar select the direct selection tool.
Hand Tool, Rotate View Tool
This is the tool workable on the zoomed document which allows you to drag the documents very easily.
A widely used tool that is preferably used for drawing the vector shapes and to make selections. This tool is used for clipping paths.
Horizontal Type Tool and Vertical Type Tool
Another tool used is to add the text to the images. You just have to take the tool and click anywhere on the document you can start typing on it. Go to the option panel to change size, or font.
Sharpen or Blur Tool
We can have the idea from the name that is used to blur and sharpen the images.
Burn and Dodge Tool
These are very useful tools of the Photoshop toolbar used to lighten and darken the contrast of the images.
Magic Eraser, Eraser and Background Eraser Tool
These three tools are used for erasing different things like magic eraser is used to delete pixels, background eraser is used to erase the colour of the background and third is eraser tool which simply helps to erase the pixels from pixel layer or a layer mask.
Paint Bucket and Gradient Tool
These are used to fill the foreground colour and gradient tool allows you to create gradient from the foreground colours and background.
History Brush Tool
You can paint a new layer from the previous state of the image.
Brush, pencil and colour replacement tool
Brush tool is used to paint the pixels and you can increase or decrease the size of the brush with the help of brackets and colour replacement tool will replace the colour for you.
Rectangular and Elliptical Marquee Tool
These tools are used for rectangular and elliptical selections.
Crop, Slice and Slice Select Tool
Slice and slice select tool is only used by the web designers and the crop tool is used for cropping the images.
Patch, Spot Healing, Red Eye and Tool
You can remove all the skin imperfections with a spot healing tool and for skin blending use a patch tool and red eye tool is used to remove the redness in the pupil.
This is just a rundown on what the functionality of each tool of photoshop toolbar is. Hope this helps you and in turn, make you achieve wonders when it comes to photo editing.