Choose Edit a Copy Lightroom and Photoshop


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Choosing Edit a Copy

Another option when you're taking a pixel-based image like a PSD from Lightroom to Photoshop for editing is the Edit a Copy option in the Edit Photo window. This creates a copy of the original without your Lightroom adjustments, so it gives you the opportunity, even after you've made adjustments to an image in Lightroom, to start again with a fresh copy in Photoshop without a negative impact on your original. So here I have a Photoshop document, and in my Lightroom Develop module, I'm going to make an adjustment. I'll convert it to black and white as I've been doing in the other movies in this chapter.

I'll click black and white and I'll customize that conversion. Now I want to take the file into Photoshop to add a type layer. So I'll press Cmd+E, that's Ctrl+E on a PC, and that brings up our Edit Photo window. This time I am going to choose Edit a Copy in this window and click Edit. That passes the file over to Photoshop and you can see right away th...

Choosing Edit a Copy
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Choosing Edit a Copy provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Using Lightroom and Photoshop Together

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