Chapter 11. Image Management

Image Management

One of the consequences of working with digital images in Photoshop is that you will soon find yourself struggling to cope with an ever-growing collection of image files. In order to address this, you’ll want something more than the system folder browser to preview the files on your computer system. At a minimum you need some kind of file browser program that will allow you to preview images easily, choose which ones you want to open in Photoshop, and carry out basic file management tasks such as rating the images you like most and adding metadata.

The Bridge solution

Bridge is included with Photoshop, as well as being ...

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