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Text and Typography

Photoshop gained typographic prowess late in its career; in fact, for a long time it was downright painful to get good-looking type out of it. But that's all changed now. It's like the folks on the Photoshop team took a look at the typography in InDesign and suddenly said, “Hey, we can do that!” Photoshop lets you tweak kerning, leading, color, hyphenation, and more to your heart's content. You can set beautiful type in Photoshop… but that doesn't mean you should.

People who want to overlay text on top of pictures often ask us, “Should we use the Type tool in Photoshop, or the features in our page-layout or illustration program?” The answer, as always, is “it depends.”


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