Meaning of Photoshop

What is Photoshop:

Photoshop is the popular name for an image-editing computer program. Its full name is Adobe Photoshop and it is developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Works on Apple Macintosh and Windows operating systems.

The trade name of this product can be translated from English as "photo workshop". Although there are other similar programs such as GIMP or PhotoPaint, in popular culture this word is used to also refer to "digital retouching of an image". For example: "In this photo they have passed with the Photoshop'.

Photoshop CS6 Y Photoshop CC 14.0

Photoshop CS6 is the version of this program marketed as of 2012. Photoshop CC 14.0 It is included within Adobe Creative Cloud, which is a package of programs and applications that allows access to new functions and updates of these programs.

Features of the Photoshop

There are several versions of this program. Through the Adobe Creative Cloud website you can have access to a one-month trial version and the purchase of this product on a monthly or annual basis.

In a general way, Photoshop allows you to modify digitized images, especially photographs. It is also used to create and edit images (eg logos) and graphics. The shape, the light, the color and the background are some of the aspects that this tool allows to edit.

Tutorials for him Photoshop

In the digital world and through the internet, you can have access to a multitude of tutorials or manuals that help to use this program. For example, the company Adobe Systems Incorporated has on the internet a collection of tutorials for Photoshop with free access and in Spanish.

Controversy with him Photoshop

The use of this type of program is controversial at times when the manipulation of images is used for political, propaganda or commercial purposes, transforming reality. For example, in 2008 a retouched photograph of missile launch tests in Iran made international news. In the same way, the use of this type of program in the world of fashion and advertising raises controversy when photos of models are retouched to such an extent that they distort reality. Different associations have shown complaints stating that it can cause eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia by showing an ideal of beauty that is difficult to achieve.

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