Feature: Create on the go with Photoshop’s mobile apps
Everyone has a camera in their pocket these days, but how can you use it in your Photoshop work?
Follow our expert guide for editing and illustrating on your mobile device
Just over ten years ago, Apple introduced the iphone to the world, and it’s fair to say technology hasn’t been the same since. Now, we all have a mini-computer in our pockets, with apps for taking photos, editing photos and sharing photos with the rest of the world. But how has this impacted the way we use Photoshop?
Of course, Adobe introduced its own apps, including Photoshop Express and Capture to help Photoshop users create on the go. These can really help enhance your creative process, and offer solutions for when you’re not at a computer, but the impression of the smartphone on Photoshop is deeper than that.
Nowadays, if you see the perfect subject for a composition – take the tiger on the left – you most likely have a camera on your phone, so you can snap away and gather the source material you need for a composition. Over the next few pages, we’re going to be looking at how your smartphone can come in handy for all kinds of Photoshop projects, from double exposures and ambitious compositions, to editing photos on the move and picking colour palettes.
It’s incredible that all of what you’re about to see has been made possible in the last decade. Maybe we’ll see you in another ten years to tell you how hoverboards can help with compositions…