How photography has been affected by Adobe Photoshop

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Adobe Photoshop, or simply Photoshop, is a graphics editing program (also known as a DPP, Desktop Publishing Program) developed and published by Adobe Systems. The Photoshop software, initially known as Imagepro was released in the year 1990 for Macintosh systems by Adobe Systems Inc.


This research paper hereby analyzes the impact of Adobe Photoshop on traditional photography techniques and also highlights its possible consequences.
The traditional techniques involved in the process of photograph development in a darkroom are much time consuming, slow and tough in comparison to the fastidious and smooth logging in the Adobe Photoshop, but it is also an undeniable fact that when a real image become visible, out of nowhere, on the plain photo paper provides a sense of accomplishment to any photographer. While on other hand it is true that operating in a color darkroom comes with its very own difficulties as compared to operating in the black & white, which usually accompanies much more details, color disturbance and totality darkness but on the other hand, development of a photograph in Adobe Photoshop comprises of working in a comfortable environment while sipping a coffee and avoids the direct exposure of hazardous chemicals.
In old technique, the measures to be taken to attain the desired print are decided post creation of a contact sheet and the exposure testing's which is done via test strips whereas, the Photoshop has replaced this Hit & Try technology with its up to date modern digital technology. ...
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