Adobe Photoshop is a graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems. So you’ve decided to teach yourself Photoshop? That is so exciting! Thank you for choosing Udemy as your place to learn. Photoshop is a fantastically powerful application that will allow you to manipulate images in just about any way you can think of. You can remove unwanted people or distractions from a photo, make color or exposure adjustments, restore damaged photos, create icons and interface elements, and much more. While Photoshop might be fantastically powerful, it is also quite complex. It has been around for many years. Since then, Adobe has added quite a few features, some you will use every day, others, much less often. Before you get started, it is important to understand how some of Photoshop’s basic tools work. In this article, we will explain several of these tools in detail. When you are finished, you will be ready to tackle most of the every day tasks that you will face in Photoshop. Let’s get started!