Photoshop has been around for over 25 years and in that time it has become the world’s leading image editing application. If you need to make the simplest edits to your photos or create brand new works of art then Photoshop is your one-stop destination. Simply put, if you can imagine it, then Photoshop has the tools for you to make it a reality. If you were to list every feature, function and tool contained within it, you would be left in no doubt why it is as popular amongst photographers and graphic professionals as it is.
Powerful digital editingIf you are relatively new to Photoshop, all of its features, tools and associated jargon may appear quite complex and o -putting. The aim of this guide is to help you discover just how powerful Photoshop is and show you that it is not as daunting as you might imagine. More and more people are learning how to develop their photo editing skills and you can be one of them.
How it all worksInside this book we show you the fundamental tools and techniques that will get you up and running in Photoshop; there are simple guides to the main principles of using layer-based photo editing and digital manipulation. Through a series of introductory tutorials that hone your techniques with the basic menu system, keyboard short-cuts and core features, you will become familiar with how Photoshop works.
Jump-start your creativityOnce you are comfortable with the main tools and techniques, you can try your hand at a selection of creative projects that will take what you have learned and develop it further. With our easy to follow guides, you can learn how to sharpen your photographs using multiple techniques, add lighting and atmospheric e ects and hopefully learn a few new tricks on the way. What’s more, you can even download the images used in our tutorials and follow along at your own pace. You will be producing professional looking results in no time at all.