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Adobe® Creative Suite® 5 Bible by Kelly L. Murdock, Ted Padova

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Chapter 10. Acquiring and Correcting Images

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Scanning images

  • Acquiring digital camera images

  • Correcting images

  • Making adjustments

  • Retouching images

In addition to objects, images are another important design element. Although all applications handle images, Photoshop is the main tool for working with images. The first task is to load digital images. Photoshop includes lots of features not only to scan and acquire digital photos but also to correct them.

After you load images within Photoshop, you can edit them using Photoshop's vast array of features. You can then easily transport these images to the other CS5 applications using the Clipboard, exported files, or Adobe Bridge.

Scanning Images in Photoshop

One method for loading images into Photoshop is with a scanner. Several different manufacturers make scanners that employ several different drivers. Scanners almost always come with a CD-ROM of compatible drivers that you can install to interface with Photoshop or with their own proprietary software.

If your scanner includes Photoshop compatible drivers, then the scanner's name appears in the File

Scanning Images in Photoshop

If the scanner manufacturer doesn't have a Photoshop driver available, you can take advantage of a TWAIN compatible interface. The TWAIN compatible device is listed in the File

Scanning Images in Photoshop

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