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Photoshop® CS4 Bible by Dan Moughamian, Simon Abrams, Stacy Cates

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Chapter 1. Working with Digital Images

IN THIS CHAPTER

About digital images

Getting images into Photoshop

Storing digital images

Camera film and photographic prints are not yet things of the past, and hopefully, there will always be a place for these beloved mediums. But humans continue to be endowed with certain irresistible compulsions, not the least of which is the pursuit of convenience. The instant gratification of digital imaging, along with the improvement of its quality, has contributed to making it the standard of today.

On the downside, the convenience of this new technology comes with the inconvenience of having to learn new things. Thankfully, the eye-candy of imagery — and, of course, the anticipation of knowing how to nefariously alter friends' photos — dulls the unpleasantness. Some might even say it makes it fun.

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