This keyboard shortcuts will massively improve your speed and efficiency while working in Photoshop CS6.

CTRL + N
Create a new document

SHIFT + CTRL + N
Create New Layer

CTRL + Backspace
Fill a layer with background color

ALT + Backspace
Fill a layer with foreground color

X
Switch the foreground and background color swatches

CTRL + A
Select All layer

CTRL + D
De-select All layer

CTRL + [Current layer thumbnail]
Select current layer

[ or ]
Resize the brush tip

ALT + arrow up/arrow down
Increase/Decrease line height in type mode

ALT + arrow left/arrow right
Increase/Decrease letter spacing in type mode

Space bar
Temporarily switch the current tool to the Hand tool, for moving around the image while zoomed in

H
Select Hand Tool

CTRL + I
Invert the color of a layer mask

CTRL + ATL + Z
Undo the last change multiple times

CTRL + T
Activate the free transform tool

CTRL + J
Duplicate the current layer

CTRL + G
Group selected layer

CTRL + E
Merge selected layer

CTRL + S
Save Document

CTRL + SHIFT + S
Save as Document

ALT + SHIFT + CTRL + S
Save for Web

F12
Revert Document to initial/opened state

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