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These Photoshop Experts Are Good, but How Good Are They in Photoshop 1.0? 'Oh my God, there are no features'

Today's Photoshop sorcerers can do practically anything to an image, but do their powers extend all the way back to the software's original release?

Clearly not, as you can see in the video below. E-learning site CreativeLive asked several expert editors to try their hand at 1990's Adobe Photoshop 1.0, which lacked a vast majority of the features designers and photographers rely on today.

The clip is meant to celebrate Photoshop's 25-year evolution, which is displayed quite clearly through the users' many failed attempts to find their favorite shortcuts and tools. It also highlights how user experience and convenience have shaped Adobe's approach to new features. (The ability to undo more than once is clearly appreciated by all.)

Via PetaPixel.

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