Sample images are used throughout this book to illustrate techniques. You can find the files used in this book in the Samples folder on the companion DVD.
* _Photoshop for the Absolute Beginner_ (by Brian F. Knoll, 2011): This book contains the basics for beginners. It provides a thorough introduction to Photoshop’s tools and features, and shows how to work with layers and find the best tools to achieve your desired end. It’s considered a how-to book, so it covers an array of topics from preparing and filing images to making selections to cloning and layer blending.
* _Faces in PhotoShop_ (by George H. Chapman, 2010): This is a practical book that describes best ways of using Photoshop to make portraits of people. It includes techniques for selecting, cloning, painting, and cropping to produce flattering portraits.
## Starting Up in PhotoShop
Photos of the author and his family appear in this book. PhotoShop Elements provides many options for retouching photos, ranging from minor tweaks to significant improvements. It enables you to get very creative, too, as you can alter color, soften edges, and adjust brightness.
1. **Launch Photoshop Elements**.
The _Photos_ tab displays the names of your recently imported files. Click a thumbnail to display the file.
2. **Click the Open button to open the file**.
The file opens in the Canvas window (Figure 3-1 the program opens.”)), which displays the background area for the image, the white box where you can draw, the layer bar, and a standard Layers palette on the left side. The panel on the right side holds the tools and options you use to change the appearance of your image. A number of important buttons appear at the bottom of the screen:
Photoshop Elements has been around for several years but users started to complain about the slow speed of the software and problems with the software running out of memory. They also suggested the need for a Photoshop alternative specifically tailored for graphic designers.
Photoshop Alternatives for Graphic Designers
One software specifically designed for graphic designers is Affinity Photo. It offers professional tools for graphic designers with features such as Smart Anchor, Smart Mask, Smart Paths and others.
Now let’s look at some of the Photoshop alternatives for graphic designers that you can use to get around Photoshop’s memory problems.
Pixlr is a simple photo editor which allows you to create and modify your digital images. Even if you are not a photographer or an advanced Photoshop user, you can still use the software to modify your images.
Pixlr is not a graphic designer software but it is more of a photo editor. Although it is ideal for beginners, it can also be used by advanced designers.
Photoshop Express is an alternative version of Photoshop which is designed for web designers. It is a tool for creating, resizing, optimizing and organizing images.
It does not contain the full Photoshop features but it is a professional software for web designers. In fact, it is even more than a graphic designer program. It can also be used by photographers.
Pixlr.com is an online photo editor which allows you to edit your images in an online environment. You can edit your photos as well as share them on social media networks.
You can download your photos in PNG, JPEG, BMP, GIF and TIFF formats.
The software has a very simple user interface which means you can use it with just a click. The design is clean and it is perfect for beginners.
Comparison Table of Photoshop Alternatives
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Xcode iOS 7.3.1 does not run on device, it gives no error
I have an error… Xcode shows no error, but device gives an error. Both the iOS7.3.1 simulator and the 6.1.3 iOS device have the same error.
Xcode showing no error, but device giving an error means the view hierarchy still exists for error display:
This probably happens if you are using UITableViewController.
You can remove your UITableViewController as parent view and assign your view as container view for child.
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9th, De Vlaamse Pijl
10th, De Ronde van het Noorden
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