Importing

No matter what your workflow is exactly, the first step in it will be to import your images—to copy them from your camera’s media card to your computer. While the actual copying of files is a fairly simple process, you’ll probably use this step to perform some additional tasks, such as organizing and renaming your files. There are many ways to perform your importing steps. In this section we’ll look at the import and organizing built into Adobe Bridge and Adobe Organizer.

Tip: Keeping Track of Adobe’s Browsers

Photoshop CS2, CS3, and CS4 all ship with Adobe Bridge, an excellent browser, which we’ll be looking at extensively throughout this book. The Mac version of Photoshop Elements also ships with Bridge, while the Windows version ...

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