Graphics applications that are used primarily for drawing, such as CorelDRAW, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe FreeHand, Adobe Acrobat, and Fireworks (and these are discussed in Chapter 16), can also be used to create special-purpose graphics, like posters or flyers.
Photoshop is capable of extraordinary feats, but it is also very complex and requires lots of time to learn. However, those who make the investment in time, energy, and money usually find a real return on their investment.
When considering whether to use Photoshop or another graphics software, consider the following points:
How much time do you have to create an image? Most graphics programs do a better job with multiple layers and less time-consuming tasks than Photoshop does.
Does your budget limit you in terms of the type of software you can afford? Photoshop has an extremely robust feature set, and it uses layers, which means that you can perform many tasks much more quickly and cost-effectively with a graphics program other than Photoshop.
Is a graphics program on your desktop at home, or do you need to use a stand-alone graphics program like Photoshop while traveling? If you are using Photoshop on your computer at home, you don’t need to worry about downloading, storing, or keeping track of a standalone version of Photoshop or other graphics program. You can simply pull up the full version of Photoshop (which is relatively small) and work. However, when you travel, the price and size of a graphics program means that you need to make sure that you can download it to your desktop when you arrive. (Traveling on a computer that’s not connected to the Internet, such as an airplane or a train, is difficult.)
Photoshop and other graphics programs are large, and using them on a computer that is connected to a network, such as a company’s internal network, is possible. However, when using graphics programs, such as Photoshop, that have a large file size, remember that when you upload your files onto a computer, they may slow the speed of that computer.
How large an image will you need to create? If you’re going to create a poster for a billboard, or a flyer for a customer, Photoshop is the right tool for the job. If you’re creating a smaller image for a Web page or for an ad in a magazine, other graphics programs may work better for your needs.
If you’re going to send images to someone else, such as a photographer or a printer
Adobe Photoshop is a professional photo editing software. It has an extensive list of features that help you create professional results. The price of the software is very high and that is the reason why it is not in favor of photo editing software for beginners.
If you are looking for photo editing software to help you edit your images and make them look crisp and bright, then Photoshop can help you with this.
It is designed for many professionals and hobbyists. It was first introduced in 1987 with the name of Photoshop 1.0. It was created by a group of artists and programmers. In the beginning, Photoshop was very slow and unresponsive. But the development team made their best to make the software more responsive.
Although Photoshop is a professional product, it has other major features that are also considered for image editing software. They are:
We have put together a list of the features of Photoshop for you to choose from. This will help you find the suitable version of Photoshop for your photo editing needs.
Features of Photoshop
In this part of the page, we have listed the features of Photoshop. You can find the complete list of all the features of Photoshop on the Photoshop home page.
1. Adjust Color
The most common feature in Photoshop is the adjustment of the color of an image. It contains color adjustments for all types of images. You can use this feature to brighten an image, darken an image, add color to an image and convert the color of an image. You can adjust the color with the help of the sliders and let Photoshop do the rest. You can also find other tools for color adjustments.
You can adjust the color of an image in 3 different ways.
To start color adjustment, open the image. Now click the color adjustment icon. Select a color from the available color palette. Using the available tools or sliders, make a change in the color of your choice. You can also use the eyedropper tool to select a color and let Photoshop change the color in the image.
2. Adjust Light and Shadow
This feature enables you to bring out the desired details in a photo. You can change the shadows and highlights of an image with this feature. All you need to do is to click on the adjustment icon, select highlights and shadows
However, you don’t have to use brushes or pens in Photoshop. There are other ways to draw and edit images in Photoshop. For example, you can create a Paint Bucket tool with the Paint Bucket option in the Tool palette, which includes a range of useful tools. You can also create a Picture Hanger tool, and many more. So make sure to look out for additional functions when designing your files.
The New Layer Panel includes a layer history and dozens of new functions.
The Layer Panel has a very intuitive and functional interface.
The New Layer Panel is a very convenient way to add layers and new features to your images.
11. Use the different levels of Adjustment layers to manipulate color, exposure, and brightness
The Levels Adjustment Layer creates a rainbow-style eyedropper tool that allows you to adjust the three basic color areas, or channels, of an image. You can use the HSL (Hue Saturation Lightness) color model to access more information about the color of an image and use the tools in the Adjustments panel to adjust the information.
12. Use the perspective grid to adjust for scale, perspective, and rotation
The Perspective Grid tool lets you view your image from a third- or fourth-person perspective and move the view up or down using the up or down arrows. To change the scale of an image, drag the cursor over the image. You can also rotate your image, or the entire tool, by using the right and left arrows.
You can also access the Perspective Grid from the History palette. Just go to Edit > Transform > Perspective Grid. Or, you can create a Perspective grid tool by going to Layer > New > Perspective Grid.
13. Use the Adjustment Layers tool to change basic levels of color, light, and shadow
The Adjustment Layers tool displays an eyedropper and a range of color sliders for adjusting the brightness, contrast, and shadows and highlights of your image.
14. Create interesting borders with the Pen tool
The Pen tool allows you to draw a free-form line and can be used to create visual interest in an image. When you use the Pen tool, use it as a straight line or a curve. You can also toggle between straight and curved lines.
The Pen tool can be found in the Tool palette.
15. Control opacity and filter effects with the Blur and Levels tools
The Blur and Levels tools can
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