Using adjustment layers


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Using adjustment layers

The best way to correct the lighting or the color of a photo is to do that with an adjustment layer rather than a direct adjustment, and the reason is that an adjustment layer does not directly change a photo, and an adjustment layer can be edited at any time. So, I strongly recommend adjustment layers over the kind of direct adjustment that you can apply from the Enhance menu down here in the Adjust Lighting or the Adjust Color menus. Some of the corrections that you'll find in these menus alternatively can be applied as adjustment layers.

Those include a Brightness/Contrast adjustment, a Levels adjustment, and the Hue/Saturation adjustment. In this case, I'm going to apply a Brightness/Contrast adjustment. So, I'm going to exit out of these menus, and instead, I'm going to come over to the panels on the right. I know that I need more room to work here so I'm going to close the Effects and Content panel group by clicking the panel menu on that group and choosing Close Ta...

Using adjustment layers
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Using adjustment layers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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