The power of digital editing
If you are new to Photoshop, all of its features, tools and associated jargon may be appear to be complex and can be quite off-putting. With the help of this manual, we can show you not only how powerful Photoshop can be, but also that it is not as daunting as you might imagine. Many photographers and artists are creating amazing images, and you can be one of them.
Getting you up and running
Throughout this manual, we will show you the fundamental tools and techniques that will set you on your way to understanding the amazing creative scope of layer-based photo editing and digital image manipulation. From the menu system, keyboard shortcuts and core tools and features, you can learn how Photoshop works and begin to fine tune your skills. We’ll then take you through the basic editing techniques such as using layers and masks.
Ready for more?
Once you are comfortable with Photoshop, the final section of this manual will let you try your hand at a number of creative Photoshop Projects that will take what you have learned and develop it still further. Our easy to follow guides will teach you how to composite multiple images, touch up portraits, enhance landscape photos and more. You can download the images used in the tutorials and follow at your own pace. You’ll be producing professional looking images in no time.