It is a popular software to media editors nowadays.
Photoshop is quite difficult to beginners.
It requires months of extensive study to be fully adept at the various features of this software.
Try to learn first the three simplest ideas of the program to begin your study.
Study the basics of Photoshop.
These basics will be the foundation in further exploring the program.
Search the internet for various free tutorials and try to do them on your own.
It may take a little while to perfect the craft.
Continue using the program to be familiarized with the most often and basic tools used.
Explore the "Edit" function.
Under "Edit" is the "Help File.
" Read extensively about the different tools and functions of Photoshop.
Always save your working image under a different filename.
Keep your original file unaltered.
Explore the different tools by trying their effects on your working image.
Hit the undo button to revert back to the previous action.
If you feel lost on what to do next, try searching the internet for tutorials.
There are also many online forums you can participate on, for your questions and further reading about the program.
Photoshop has a "Preserve Transparency" feature that keeps a transparent background for your graphics.
The "Type Tool" creates text on an image.
After learning the basics, go further on exploring the other functions.
You will be amazed at how extensive Photoshop is.