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Teach Yourself Visually™: Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 by Mike Wooldridge, Linda Wooldridge

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

Getting Started

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

Work with Images 4

Understanding Photoshop 6

Start Photoshop on a PC 8

Start Photoshop on a Mac 9

The Photoshop Workspace 10

Find Images for Your Projects 11

Set Preferences 12

Save a Workspace 14

Get Help 16

Open an Image 18

Browse for an Image in Bridge 20

Sort and Filter Images in Bridge 22

Display a Slideshow in Bridge 24

Create a New Image 26

Exit Photoshop 27

Work with Images

Photoshop enables you to create, modify, combine, ...

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