Chapter 1

Getting Started

Are you interested in creating, modifying, combining, and/or optimizing digital images on your computer? This chapter introduces you to Adobe Photoshop CS6, a popular software application for working with digital images.

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Work with Images

Understanding Photoshop

Start Photoshop on a PC

Start Photoshop on a Mac

The Photoshop Workspace

Find Images for Your Projects

Set Preferences

Save a Workspace

Open an Image

Browse for an Image in Bridge

Sort and Filter Images in Bridge

Display a Slide Show in Bridge

Import Images from a Camera in Bridge

Create a New Image

Exit Photoshop

Work with Images

Photoshop is a popular ...

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