What is Photoshop

What is Photoshop?

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most powerful image modification programs on the market today. It is widely used throughout the world, and has shown its handiwork to the public through altered photos of famous people, such as President Bush. It is so dominant that when we notice that an image has been altered, we say it has been “Photoshopped.” While this handout offers some very basic tips on using the tools available in Photoshop, more comprehensive guidance can be accessed on the web or in the help menu of your version of Photoshop. The version used for this tutorial is Adobe Photoshop CS.

Photoshop is the leading digital image editing application for the Internet, print, and other new media disciplines. It is embraced by millions of graphic artists, print designers, visual communicators, and regular people like you. It’s likely that nearly every picture you’ve seen (such as posters, book covers, magazine pictures, and brochures) has either been created or edited by Photoshop.

The powerful tools used to enhance and edit these pictures are also capable for use in the digital world including the infinite possibilities of the Internet.

In the past few versions (CS3 ,CS4 & CS5), Photoshop has been enhanced to allow for ? (list enhancements here).

It is almost impossible to use or even learn all of Photoshop’s tools to their maximum benefit. Photoshop has been around since 1982! That’s around 25 years of troubleshooting and advancing software.

This workshop will go over the main features of the program so that you will feel confident to explore the remaining features on your own.

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