Sunday, April 5, 2009

What is Photoshop ?

This is the first post about Photoshop, So I want to discuss about what is the photoshop because most of the new designers doesn't know about photoshop. This post is for them.

Thomas and John Knoll began development on photoshop in year 1987. And the version 1.0 was released by Adobe in 1990. The program was intended from the start as a tool for manipulating images that were digitized by a scanner.

Check the Screen Shots Below...

Welcome Screen of the Photoshop 1.0 Version
Welcome Screen of the Photoshop 1.0 Version

Tool's & Menu Pallets of the  Photoshop 1.0 Version
Tool's & Menu Pallets of the Photoshop 1.0 Version

Adobe Photoshop is the most popular Pixel Based Image Editing Program for the Print publishing, Broadcast & Media and Web Industries. Adobe developed this Amazing Program, adobe is one of the most popular Software companies in the world.

Photoshop is available on a wide array of platforms ranging from Mac to Windows to UNIX. Using Photoshop you can create a graphical images for the following mediums:-

  1. Print Media
    • From visiting Card to Large Format Digital Advertising Banners all kind of designs you can create using photoshop.
    • Photoshop is mostly popular for its advantage of Photo Manipulation and Decimalization, Almost from last Two Decades simply say photoshop is the king in photo industry, It has wide range of tools for Photo Manipulations.
    • Photoshop Integrated Camera Raw plug-in & Light room progrrames are became the latest must-have tool for professional photographers.
  2. Broadcast Media
    • Now a day’s Broadcast and Television Media becomes more poplar, so the opportunities in this industry also increased. All kind of background slides for videos and layout designs are created in Photoshop only later they will be imported into Video Editing Tools like After Effects and Primer Pro etc.

  3. Web Designing
    • The Major Contribution to the web medium by the Photoshop, because from the scratch the web layouts are prepared in Photoshop only.
    • Not only for Layout design but also you can make gif animations and image optimization in Photoshop.

So Friends lets dig in to photoshop and make some creative stuff, lets get started. . .

No comments:

Post a Comment