Adding effects


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Adding effects

Effects offer lots of different looks that you can apply to your photos. Effects are similar to filters, but they are a little more complex. A single effect can automatically add layers and layers styles and special effects, all with one click. Before I apply an effect, I always check my LAYERS panel, and if I have more than one layer here, I'll make sure to click on the topmost layer that I want to have affected by an effect, because when I apply an effect, it will apply to the visible areas of all of the layers beneath it.

To apply an effect, I'll go to the EFFECTS panel here. If yours isn't open, you can open it from the Window menu at the top of the screen. In the EFFECTS panel, I'll click the third icon for Photo Effects, and then I'll go to the Category menu and I'll choose the category of effects that I want to use. I am going to try out Vintage Photo. There is only one effect here. To apply it, I'll select its thumbnail and I'll click Apply. In just ...

Adding effects
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Adding effects provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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