Adobe Photoshop Research Paper

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Chapter One INTRODUCTION ADOBE PHOTOSHOP Adobe Photoshop is the world’s best-known photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers and hobbyists all rely on adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. Discover the fastest and most effective ways to use Photoshop from an expert and former columnist for Photoshop user magazine. This handout covers the basics of Photoshop which includes planning through the interface as well as editing images, saving and printing. Opening Photoshop Follow these steps to launch the Photoshop program on your Windows PC. 1. Click the Windows Start button. 2. Click All Programs. 3. Click Adobe Master Collection CS6. 4. Click Adobe Photoshop CS6 Fig: steps to launch the Photoshop program Workspaces…show more content…
Which is to say, that it changes depending on which tool is selected in the tool bar. It provides access the most important configuration setting for a particular tool. The options bar has changed to provide the attributes associated with the Move tool. We have the show transform controls and a range of alignment options, which are fade in appearance, because in this case, no layer was highlighted in the layer panel Fig: The Options associated with the move tool The Menu Bar The Menu bar contains many menu items and many sub menu items. The most important functions in the menu bar have been assigned keyboard shortcuts which are customizable form Keyboard Shortcuts section of the Edit menu. Many of the functions in these menus are accessible from the Fly-out menus in the various panels. The option to work with keyboard shortcuts, the menu bar or fly-out menus is one of personal choice and is down to your particular workflow or may be determined by the type of input device you are using-mouse, graphics tablet or track pad etc. Fig : all of the menus and items located in the menu bar of the…show more content…
This format is useful for its compatibility with almost all software that will open image data. It also allows the use of several different compression methods to reduce the size of your file. JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG, JPG) format is mostly used for images that will be displayed on screen or the web. This file format uses “Lossy” compression, which is to say, that data is lost during the compression process resulting in a much smaller file, but may also compromise image quality. If your camera only takes JPEG images I recommend that you save the image as a PSD during the editing process, as repeatedly opening and saving JPEG images causes recompression of the images and can severely degrade the data, resulting in very noticeable compression artifacts. GIF: Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) is used to display indexed colour mode graphics. This file format may only contain 256 colours so it is not commonly used for photographs. However, it has several characteristics that have made it very popular in web graphics. • Small file
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