Presentation on theme: "PHOTOSHOP vs. Illustrator. History In the late 1980’s two brothers, Thomas and John Knoll, who were fascinated by art and technology and whose dad was."— Presentation transcript:
History In the late 1980’s two brothers, Thomas and John Knoll, who were fascinated by art and technology and whose dad was a photographer started playing around on their father’s Mac computer. They began to develop software that could select and affect only certain parts of an image. They named it Photoshop. In 1990 Adobe launched Photoshop 1.0 And it hasn’t, can’t and won’t stand still, we are using Photoshop 10.0.1 (CS3) and that’s not even the latest version.
This is the splash screen: Now there are the 41+ names who develop Photoshop
Photoshop vs. Illustrator PhotoShop –Pixel based program –Main purpose is for digital photo manipulation and digital photo photorealisticphotorealistic styles computer illustration,computer illustration Illustrator –Vector based program –Main purpose was originally for typesetting, now it is also largely used for design
Why use Photoshop & Illustrator? It is the leading software in it’s field With it you can: –Design graphics for the web & print –Make adjustments in photographs –Design layouts –Digital Paintings –And more….
File Types There’s a large variety of file types and it can be confusing. In this class we will mostly be saving files as either a.PSD (PhotoShop Document).PDF (Portable Document File). JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
How much do these programs cost? Photoshop (alone) $699 upgrade $199 Illustrator (alone) $599 upgrade $199 Creative Suite $1,799 upgrade $599 Includes: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Bridge, Fireworks