Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Inc. for Windows and Mac OS. It was originally created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll. It was originally created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll. Since then, the software has become the industry standard not only in raster graphics editing but in digital art as a whole.
Photoshop is one such software that is celebrated worldwide as it managed to create a revolution in almost all industries. It is nearly impossible to function without Photoshop these days. It is the predominant photo editing and manipulation software on the market. Its uses range from the full-featured editing of large batches of photos to creating intricate digital paintings and drawings that mimic those done by hand.
In this blog, we will discuss how photoshop has turned out to be an inseparable part of architecture.
It is quite common that in your first year of architecture, people just throw at you names of different software to master for smooth working and some are even part of the syllabus set by the university. You will not be finding photoshop anywhere in the list or course structure but it's like a must factor for you to proceed with the project and other architectural works.
Photoshop has various uses in architecture and in fact over the years it has become the go-to tool for architects for any kind of image-based editing and more.
Listed below are some of the main things architects and architecture students use photoshop for:
- For adding colors to plans or elevations
- To create diagrams or axonometric drawings
- For creating sections
- For creating full architectural visuals
- To create portfolio pages
- To create presentation boards
- For the post-processing renders
The major reasons for considering photoshop as inseparable are jotted down below:
- Helps in creating spectacular presentations
- Helps to fix errors instantly
- For the enhancement and fine-tuning of renders
- Helps to work faster
- Gateway to express your ideas in multiple forms
- And it is a universally accepted software
This most universal, enduring, and valuable program in any designer’s taskbar has also never failed to be the architect's best friend too.
From photorealistic renderings to editing photographs of built projects and beautifying line work, photoshop has always taken the game a level up.