One of the most popular places to learn Photoshop is online. This is probably the best way to go because you can do all your learning at your own pace, at your own time, with a tremendous amount of photographic and computer resources available online. That way, you’re not limited to free tutorials, unlike printed instructional materials.

Photoshop has three main functions: Image manipulation, color adjustment, and compositing.

Image manipulation

Image manipulation is the process of enhancing or improving your photographs. You can manipulate an image in order to

Correct problems with exposure, lighting, color, detail, and so on

Capture a special effect

Create images with a creative intent that you want others to see

Just about any digital image can be manipulated with Photoshop. You can crop, adjust the size of an image, adjust the color of an image, add special effects, enhance a specific aspect of an image, and do much more.

You can also manipulate Photoshop images using any of Photoshop’s various plug-ins, which I cover later in this chapter. However, Photoshop alone can do everything you need for most photographic manipulations, and that’s why it’s the «go to» program for most photographers and graphic artists.

The process of adjusting the color in an image is the second major Photoshop function. It’s also important to understand that the term «color» refers to both color and black-and-white photography.

No matter what type of digital image you work with, you can adjust the color, also called «recolor,» of the image with Photoshop. You can adjust the brightness, contrast, exposure, colors, saturation, tint, highlights, shadows, and so on.

When you create an image, use the Auto Key, Auto White Balance, Auto Contrast, and so on options. Each option represents a different recipe that leads to a finished image.

If you’re a beginner, you can probably do pretty well with the Auto option. However, if you’re an advanced user, you may want to go into the color adjustment mode and set the exact colors you want in the image. See Chapter 5 for more on the various color adjustment tools, and head to Chapter 6 for more on using and understanding Photoshop’s various color tools.

Compositing and retouching

Compositing refers to placing an image over a background or foreground. The image

Elements combines features from the suite of Adobe products for digital imaging, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite and Adobe Photoshop Extended. Elements includes features for all types of image editing, including painting, image resizing and creating vector images. The program is available for Windows and macOS computers.

Figure 1. A screenshot of the program’s interface.

Elements 12 features

Paint

Elements 12 has a painting tool. Its interface is divided into two modes: edit mode and create mode. You can choose among several brushes, including a pencil, airbrush and colors, and use layers. You can select the area you want to edit and move it from one layer to another by dragging and dropping.

Figure 2. A screenshot of the program’s interface in paint mode.

Create

In create mode, you can crop, resize, rotate, convert, add special effects, combine them with other images and join images or shapes. You can save your changes as a new image, as a copy, or as a PDF.

Effects

Effect settings include grunge, brushstroke, pencil, frame, varnish, blur, blur radius, texture, posterize, edge contrast and soften, selection, colors, average, tolerance, invert, black and white, mosaic, clipart, border, flip, photo flip, add text, undo, redo and view, grid, smart selection, liquify, blur, burn, negative and negative lights, soften, warp and negative.

Colors and B&W

Colors can be automatically applied to a layer, selected with the eyedropper, edited by the eyedropper or by selecting the color. You can also choose from a bank of colors. The background, foreground and border can be different colors. You can edit the foreground and background colors directly or change them by using a hue, saturation or brightness slider. You can also select and deselect multiple layers.

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Text and graphics

You can add the background color to selected text, create text, insert ellipses, insert bullet points, add bullets and check for spelling and grammar, create graphics from a folder, import templates, draw text, lines and circles, combine text with an existing graphic and convert text from one language to another. Text appears with a variety of settings and colors and you can edit its font, colors and size.
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I have recently started studying about turing machines. The question that I have is as follows :
A turing machine is said to be deterministic if it’s states are labelled $S, T, \ldots$ where T is a halting state.

Is this correct? and
If yes, how do we define a Turing machine that when given an input $x$, for every $x \in \{0,1,2,3,\ldots\}$, it produces an infinite sequence $y$ where $\forall n : y_n = 2x_n$?

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Does a childhood diagnosis of cyclic vomiting syndrome predispose to obesity in adulthood? A longitudinal follow-up study.
The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide. In children, cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) has been suggested to be associated with obesity in adulthood. It is unclear whether these two conditions have common pathogenesis. Aims of the study are to investigate (i) whether patients with a childhood diagnosis of CVS are more obese in adulthood than healthy controls; and (ii) whether they are more likely to develop obesity. The association between weight development and a childhood diagnosis of CVS was investigated in a longitudinal study. A cohort of 41 people with a childhood diagnosis of CVS and 72 matched healthy controls from adolescence (aged 12-21 years) were followed up when they were aged 23-25 years. Body mass index (BMI) of the participants was compared with the healthy controls. The weight development of the participants was then compared with their healthy peers. The weight development of the participants with a childhood diagnosis of CVS and the healthy controls was similar; on average, the participants had a BMI of 31.9 kg/m2 at age 23-25 years compared with the healthy