Part I. Photoshop Fundamentals
Don't know where to start? Well, unless you have a burning question on something very specific, this is a great place to dive in. And I promise you won't flounder. There's nothing like a general overview to get you feeling confident enough to tackle more sophisticated features.
In this book, I introduce you to the Photoshop environment with all its components, from the desktop to the many panels. I show you each of the 70 tools and briefly explain what each tool does. From there, I show you how to open existing files or create new ones and then how to save and print those files, as well as how to view and navigate around your image window. In that same chapter, I give you details on using Adobe Bridge, a powerful browser and file management tool. Finally, I explain how to customize your workspace and preferences so you can tailor Photoshop to better suit your personal image-editing needs and interests. I guarantee you won't find a more accommodating image editor around.