is a powerful graphic editing program that allows you to create and manipulate images for print, the web, and other media. Photoshop is almost limitless in the ability to manipulate and edit images, but don't let that scare you! We have created this guide to help you learn and take advantage of the many feature of this program.
Keep in mind that this guide introduces the basics; many of the tools need to be explored to see all of their capabilities. Also, look for the "Additional Resources" box on each page for additional guides and videos to help you learn each topic!
Destructive vs. Non-Destructive Editing
There are millions of edits you can make in Photoshop, but know that all edits can be divided into two categories -- destructive and non-destructive.
We recommend avoiding destructive edits whenever a non-destructive method is available. Below are some tips for common destructive edits.
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