About Photoshop

CIOS F255 - University of Alaska Fairbanks

Adobe Photoshop  is the industry-standard software for photo manipulation. Adobe Photoshop delivers power, precision and control for digital imaging excellence. By reading and completing the lessons and assignments, you will have the opportunity to become a proficient user of the most advanced digital imaging program available. Your Photoshop skills will be useful to you and potential employers in many different ways, including personal photo editing, sharing and archiving; the preparation of print and web graphics, and the creation of artistic montages from images and other digital elements.

If you are someone who likes to follow along in a book, I recommend purchasing the Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book. (not required)

Why should you learn how to use this software?

  • develop and refine graphic creation and editing skills
  • create professional digital products
  • create your own artwork
  • save money by doing it yourself
  • fix anything
  • restore old photos
  • change the color of a photograph
  • correct mistakes
  • create fun mashup images