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Understanding Adobe Photoshop CS4: The Essential Techniques for Imaging Professionals by Richard Harrington

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Chapter 1. Digital Imaging Fundamentals

Many people mistake fundamentals for basics. They are not the same. Understanding how computers represent your digital image data is essential to your career. Being a “tech head” will not make you a better designer/photographer/videographer, but it will make you faster and more confident. Although there are a lot of (boring) books on the science of computer graphics, I promise to keep it light and only cover the absolute “must knows” that working pros are expected to understand.

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