After leaving school in Sheffield, UK, Steve worked in the print industry for 10 years before being made redundant. He decided to return to education and completed courses in many subjects including Information Technology, Business and Finance, Sound Engineering and Music Production, Science and a BS...
This is the first in a series of books on Adobe Photoshop. Together, they will give the reader a good foundation in some of the major features of this ground breaking and industry changing program. They will cover general topics that will satisfy users from varying industries. However, there are also a number of industry specific “need to know” items, to help users to work effectively.
Learning Photoshop can be a daunting experience. It’s a large and complicated program that may take several years to truly master. These books are designed to place your feet firmly on the path to understanding and will guide you to the knowledge that will enable you to progress into a fast and productive Photoshop user.
When Photoshop was first introduced back in February of 1990 it caused quite a stir amongst the creative community. For the first time, designers and photographers were able to perform image editing tasks without resorting to high end equipment that cost double the amount. It started a revolution that continues to this day. Over the years there have been many other programs that perform similar functions to Photoshop. However, Adobe’s image editing software has seen off all comers and after 21 years, it is still the industry standard program in its field.