The instructions in this book are written primarily for Photoshop, with any differences for Photoshop Elements users called out in side tips. Though the projects and screen shots were created with Photoshop CC and Photoshop Elements 12, they should still be doable with earlier software versions. This chapter will help you get set up so you can hit the ground running!
To save time, engrain good working habits, and help minimize the differences between Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, most of the commands in this book will be given using keyboard shortcuts. If the concept of keyboard shortcuts is new to you, don’t ...