Chapter 1. Photoshop Fundamentals

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 and what all the different tools and panels do, as well as introducing the Bridge and Camera Raw interfaces.

There have been a lot of big changes made to the Photoshop CS4 interface, so even if you are already quite familiar with how Photoshop works, or have read previous editions of this book, I would still recommend you begin reading here to learn about some of the things that are new in this latest version of Photoshop. You can also use this chapter as a reference as you work ...

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