Chapter 1

Photoshop fundamentals


Let’s begin by looking at some of the essentials of working with Photoshop, such as how to install the program, the Photoshop interface, what all the different tools and panels do, as well as introducing the Camera Raw and Bridge programs. You can use this chapter as a reference, as you work through the remainder of the book.

This latest version of Photoshop is formally known as ‘Photoshop CC’. Unlike Photoshop CS6 and earlier programs, this version is only available if you take out a subscription to the Creative Cloud using one of the available subscription plans. Since the first release of Photoshop CC, ...

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