Every professional photographer needs a good camera and lens, and if you want to learn to photograph professionally, you need to invest in a good camera. If you want to learn to use Photoshop, it’s even more essential!
## Can I Use Adobe Photoshop?
When you see ads for Photoshop, they usually show some kind of cartoon or image manipulation that makes your eyes light up with excitement. This is not the case with reality! Photoshop is an extremely powerful program, but it is also very complex. Although you can use a free version of Photoshop, it doesn’t give you all the capabilities of the paid version and it does require a lot of learning before you can use the program effectively.
## Choosing a Version of Photoshop
Choosing an edition of Photoshop for your needs is important because each edition has its own set of powerful features. Some of the advanced tools are only available in the paid edition, such as video creation, animation, and sound effects.
Purchasing the paid version is recommended because of the power and capability of Photoshop. You’ll also get more features, such as layers, gridlines, color preferences, and more. Figure 2-1 illustrates how version numbers and feature sets differ across editions of Photoshop.
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**Figure 2-1:** Photoshop has many editions, and each edition contains features and capabilities that differ.
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To determine which version of Photoshop works best for your project, consider the features, level of complexity, and desired output. Photoshop CS3 can produce output from Open Source formats to create RAW files, which you can open in Photoshop. Or, if you have created a recent-generation TIFF file, you can open those files directly in Photoshop without converting.
You can purchase Photoshop CS3 at many online distributors; however, some discount online stores offer a better price, and Adobe offers special prices if you purchase directly from the company. Figure 2-2 provides links to online distributors of Photoshop.
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**Figure 2-2:** You can purchase Photoshop at a variety of online stores.
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## Photoshop CS3
The version of Photoshop that’s best for the beginner is Photoshop CS3. This edition has built-in training tutorials and has powerful tools, such as the newest and best features of Photoshop, to help you with your
It’s the Photoshop for beginners and the Photoshop for pro photographers. It’s the choice of serious amateurs and professional digital photographers. It is the one thing you need to learn how to edit and manipulate images.
You can also purchase these Photoshop courses, if you’re looking for other educational options.
If you only want to focus on Photoshop Elements, check out our introductory Photoshop Elements course.
If you’re a Photoshop pros looking for a more beginner-friendly version of Photoshop, we recommend our Photoshop Essentials course.
In this free course, we’re going to walk you through the basics of editing and manipulation in Photoshop Elements 11. You’re going to learn how to copy and paste images, crop photos, remove unwanted objects from photos, repair torn images, change contrast and brighten dull images, and more.
If you’re looking for more advanced Photoshop courses, you can check out our Photoshop Advanced course, which explores advanced topics like color theory, manipulation techniques, and digital painting.
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You can watch this course in video format or download this course as a PDF, or watch it in the webinar format. You can also join our private Facebook group for this course, where you can have access to special updates, extra study materials, and in-depth discussions with the author.
1. How to Get Started: The Basics of Photoshop
Before you get started, we recommend taking a few moments to watch this introduction video and read this section of the course.
Watch this introduction video to watch a brief overview of Photoshop, including how to get started.
This section of the course will walk you through a brief intro to the features and benefits of Photoshop Elements.
2. Getting Started
For the most part, you can do the same things you can do in Photoshop in Photoshop Elements. While there are some differences in the user interface, there are some basic things that you need to know to use Photoshop Elements 11 effectively.
To resize an image, you need to find the image’s options, and then click the Scale Image… button.
Note: If your image doesn’t contain a “Scale” button, you can click the image itself and use the “Free Transform” tool to resize the image.
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