Bringing Images into Photoshop

Artwork in Photoshop originates in one of three ways (as shown in Figure 4-1):

i You open an image.

i You import an image (typically through a scanning device). i You create an image from scratch with the FileONew command.

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Figure 4- 1: Open an image, scan an image, or create a new image to work in Photoshop.

You can open an image into Photoshop with the FileOOpen command, through Adobe Bridge, or by double-clicking the image file. If you doubleclick a file and Photoshop doesn't launch or the wrong program launches, you need to associate the file format with Photoshop:

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