Adobe Photoshop

| November 20, 2011
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Adobe Photoshop

Creativity is something everyone is born with and is expressed in different ways. Adobe Photoshop is one of the many different ways that allows you to bring out your creative side. It allows you to manipulate your photos and every day memories in a very amusing way.

Distributed and developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated, Adobe Photoshop is a marvelous graphics editing program. It is released in two editions Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop Extended. The latter has a few extra features such as 3D image creation, motion graphics editing and advanced image analysis. Beside Photoshop and Photoshop Extended, Adobe also distributes Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Lightroom. And all these programs together constitute the “Adobe Photoshop Family”.
Adobe Photoshop Express was released in 2008, and the different thing about it was that photos on blogs and social networking sites could be edited directly. Three years later, in 2011 a version for Android operating system and iPhone was released. Both Windows and Macintosh support adobe Photoshop.

Editing Tools

Adobe Photoshop CS5 is the 12th major release of Adobe Photoshop. It has powerful photography tools and breakthrough capabilities for superior image selections, image retouching and realistic painting. You can easily make quick image corrections to your images using implemental tools. Automatic correction of lens saves your time and automatically makes precise adjustments based on the type of the camera or the lens that you used. There is another very useful tool that helps you straighten crooked or hunched photos. You simply draw a straight line using Ruler tool on your image and the image will snap to the line.
Industry-leading correction tools such as HDR Toning and superior HDR imaging are used to control color and tone of images. It is both very facilitative and amusing. Using this tool one can suck out all the colors form a photo leaving a black and white version behind. Similarly, one can change, add or remove colors of the specifically chosen details of a picture. The HDR Toning feature enables one to give a single-exposure picture a wildly surreal look of an HDR image.
Photoshop allows you to process your images professionally using Photoshop Camera Raw 6. You can process images of the format JPEG, TIFF and PNG. You can edit images by selecting the specific area and can add or remove background, color or image elements. Or you can combine a range of different images with different colors, background and blend them without even disturbing their tones and colors. Beside these, there are various other editing tools in Photoshop that give your photos a professional tinct.
You can also enjoy a complete and extra-ordinary set of drawing and painting tools. Blend different colors with Mixer brush and create new shades or you can also use a dry mixer brush to blend the colors of a picture and convert it into a painting. Incredible, isn’t it? Using Bristle Tips you can easily paint with a real lifelike brush strokes.
Its native file format is .PSD (Photoshop document). The fact that Photoshop is popular worldwide shows that .PSD file format is widely used and is supported by many competing softwares. This format can also be exported to and from Adobe Illustrator and after effects to make professional standard DVDs and add special effects such as background and textures to images and film.
Other time saving features include the conversion of a 16-bit image files o 8-bit JPEG files so that you can easily save them. Also you can set a preference that makes sure that all the open images would be saved to the folder to which the last file was saved. With some more options like this Photoshop enables you to perform some ordinary and extra-ordinary tasks faster.

Adobe PhotoShop CS5


Integration of Photoshop with Adobe Lightroom helps you easily move images from Lightroom to Photoshop to make panoramas and HDR images. It keeps your projects moving with fewer obstacles. It also supports video file formats such as 3G, FLC, AVI, DV and FLV. It also permits you to create wallpapers and screensavers for your mobile and preview it using built-in Adobe Device Central.

Adobe has also launched a few applications for iPad, iPhone and Android operating system. Adobe ColorLava is an application for iPad that lets you create color themes. Similarly, Adobe Eazel painting is also an app for iPad using which you can paint with your fingertips by mixing wet and dry colors.
Adobe Photoshop simply gives a professional touch to your pictures.

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