Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Opening an image, part of Photoshop CS6 Quick Start for Photographers.
Before you start working on an image in Photoshop you'll obviously need to …actually open that image. And as you might expect Photoshop offers …several ways that you can actually open an image. …The first is of course to simply go to the File menu and choose Open. …If you choose File > Open you'll see a dialog that allows you to navigate to a …particular location. And open a photo. …I can switch between folders, for example, navigating up to the previous …folder and then opening one of the subfolders.…
Therein before choosing one of the images that I'd like to open. …I can then click the Open button, and the image will be opened. …Of course, there are other ways that I can open an image. …I'll go ahead and close this image. If we look at the File menu, you'll see …that to the right of Open, there's a keyboard shortcut, Ctrl O. …On Macintosh that would be Cmd O. So if you hold the Control or Command key …and press the letter O on the keyboard, the Open dialog will appear. …I'll go ahead and press Ctrl+O on Widows or Cmd+O on Macintosh and that once again …
- A guided tour of Photoshop
- Setting up your environment
- Color modes, bit depth, and image resolution
- The Histogram
- File formats
- Basic adjustments
- Output workflow
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1. A Guided Tour
2. Setting Up Your Environment
3. Some Fundamentals
4. Basic Adjustments
5. Wrapping Up the Workflow
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