Using layer styles


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Using layer styles

A Layer Style is an effect like a Drop Shadow or a Bevel and Emboss or a Glow that is applied to just one layer at a time, and that will affect the edge of that layer, the area between the content on the layer and any transparent pixels around the outside of the layer. Many of the layer styles that come with Elements add dimension to a photo, helping you to get the photo look like it's up and off the page. Before I apply a layer style, I always check the LAYERS panel, and I make sure that I've selected the proper layer on which I want the layer style to appear.

Let me show you what's on each layer in this image. I am going to hold down the Option key and click on the Eye icon to the left of the photo layer and you can see that that layer contains this photograph as well as some transparent pixels all around the photograph. Then I'll show you what's on the white background layer by holding the Option key and clicking in the visibility field to the left of the white b...

Using layer styles
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Using layer styles 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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