Improving a photo with adjustment layers


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Improving a photo with adjustment layers

When you want to make corrections to color or lighting in a photo here in the Full Photo Edit workspace, you can do that either with a direct adjustment or with an adjustment layer. I prefer to use adjustment layers, because they're nondestructive of the original photo, they remain editable, and you can target your adjustment to just part of a photo when you apply an adjustment layer. But if you're in a hurry, you might want use a direct adjustment, so let me show you where those are located. Those are up here under the Enhance menu. There are some Auto adjustments here, and then in this section, there are some adjustments over which you get some controls.

But I like to use adjustment layers, for the reasons that I mentioned before. So let me show you how to add an adjustment layer. Over in the column on the right, I've closed some of the panels to make more room for my Layers panel and my Adjustments panel. If your Layers and Adjustment panels aren't showing, go up to the ...

Improving a photo with adjustment layers
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Improving a photo with adjustment layers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 10

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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