Although Photoshop sounds like a more specialized form of a graphics program, it isn’t. It works quite well with a variety of graphics formats and does not need to know how to use an imaging program like Adobe Illustrator.
The first edition of this book discussed the operation of Photoshop CS5 and its file formats. Photoshop CS6 introduced the addition of a new file format, PSD.
## Photoshop Layers
Photoshop has layers. At any time, there’s a set of layers that you’re working with — one layer, perhaps, a set of layers, or a stack of layers. Each layer is called a layer, but it’s more than just a fancy word for an image. In Photoshop, layers are a set of objects that define the content of a file. You can change the content, or image, without having to erase the entire image. You can move things around on a layer to reorganize the image as a whole.
Layers are essential for editing an image. As long as you’re working on a layer, you can move or resize a part of the image. You can drag the tools onto the layer to make changes, or you can use commands that you find in the Layers panel. You can even merge the layers, or put a group of layers on top of another group of layers. After you’ve moved and resized and merged and compressed and stretched, everything belongs to a single image and has a single location on the screen.
After an image is fully composed and edited on a layer, you might want to composite (build) the layers into a larger image by blending them together. You can also, if you want, create a new layer, and do anything you like to it.
The following sections describe the kinds of layers you can make in Photoshop. You can begin working on an image with just a regular Photoshop layer, or you can create different types of layers for specialized purposes. You might start with a regular layer for an image that you’re editing. Then, you might make a special type of layer for separate photos that are being merged together to create one image. If you have a special image that you want to make into a separate file, you might create a special type of layer.
If you need a little help with Photoshop Elements, this short Photoshop Elements tutorial will help get you started. You will learn how to use the tools to create and edit your own images.
Step 1: Open Photoshop Elements
First, open Photoshop Elements. You’ll have to click the desktop icon in the bottom left-hand corner to open it.
Step 2: Open an Image or Grab the Image Toolbox
Once Photoshop Elements opens, you will see the Welcome Screen with File and Photo Tools icons at the bottom right-hand side. Click File in the top left-hand corner of the screen to open the File menu.
You will see Photoshop Elements has a new icon at the bottom. This is the Image Toolbox. Click the white box to open the image toolbox. Click on any tool in the toolbox to begin using it.
Step 3: Open an Image
Photoshop Elements will open any of your existing images.
Click on the picture icon on the bottom left-hand side and hold down the mouse button to open the image.
You can then click the left and right arrows to scroll through the image to find the part you want to edit. If you want to edit a particular layer, you can click on the layer name in the layers palette.
Step 4: Customize the Tools
On the right-hand side of the screen, you will find a bunch of tools in a horizontal row.
The top row of tools includes:
Straighten tool. This tool is handy for straightening, rotating, or making objects more vertical and horizontal.
Tilt tool. This tool is handy for straightening an object in the middle of a picture.
Rotate tool. This tool is helpful for making an object or part of an object to face in the correct direction.
Levels tool. This tool is helpful for re-scaling and correcting brightness, contrast, and color.
Burn tool. This tool is helpful for adding highlights and shadows to an image.
The middle row of tools includes:
Crop tool. This tool is great for re-organizing the composition of an image. You can crop out the part of an image that you want, while leaving the rest of the image.
Hue/Saturation tool. This tool is helpful for changing the color of an image.
Gradient tool. This tool is helpful
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The STATE, Respondent,
Derald Eugene CALHOUN, Appellant.
Supreme Court of South Carolina.
July 16, 1976.
*204 *205 John A. Purcell, Esq., of North Charleston, for Appellant.
*206 Messrs. Daniel R. McLeod, Atty. Gen. and Robert M. Ariail, Asst. Atty. Gen., of Columbia, for Respondent.
*207 July 16, 1976.
Appellant, Derald Eugene Calhoun, was indicted and convicted for the offense of robbery with the use of a deadly weapon, by the single Justice of the Charleston County Court, and sentenced to serve a term of thirty (30) years in the State Penitentiary. He has appealed, assigning as errors the following exceptions to the admission of testimony and the court’s charge: (1) refusing to grant a continuance of the trial on the ground that appellant was not represented by counsel when a previous motion for continuance had been granted; (2) overruling appellant’s motion for change of venue; (3) refusing to give a requested charge on voluntary manslaughter; and (4) refusing to direct a verdict of acquittal.
*208 Appellant, a cab driver, testified that on the night in question he had picked up a female passenger at the corner of Gordon and Broad Streets in Charleston, South Carolina, and drove her to his home on Montague Street, where he made coffee for her. After drinking coffee, he left the coffee cup and silverware on the floor of the kitchen when he attempted to take her to another location. He then proceeded to a blind intersection at Broad and Calhoun Streets. As he turned off Broad Street into Calhoun Street, he noticed a police car approaching with its lights activated. He had first observed the lights as he passed the intersection of Broad and Calhoun Streets earlier in the evening. A police officer noticed him and stated that he was wanted by the police. Appellant had no money, but he asked the officer where he could obtain some money. While sitting in the police car, he told the officer that he wanted to fight and asked the officer to let him out of the car so that he could fight with him. The officer was not interested in fighting and told appellant he could not get
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