Adjusting a nondestructive composition


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Adjusting a nondestructive composition

In this exercise I want to give you a sense of just how flexible this composition that we've created is. So we are going to be basically modifying both the layer masks that's assigned to the smart filters and the adjustment layer that's assigned to the eyes here. I am working inside of an image called Bright eyes.psd that's found inside of the 12 Specialty folder, if you are just joining us. And let's start things off by switching over here to the layer mask, go ahead and click on it. Click on the layer mask thumbnail that's associated with the Smart Filters item here inside of the Layers palette. And then press Ctrl+L. Now you need to make sure that you are working on this Smart Filters mask. If you had clicked on the Smart Object and then press Ctrl+L, or Cmd+L on the Mac, nothing will have happened, because you can't apply a static Levels adjustment to a smart object, but you can apply a static adjustment to a Smart Filter Mask, which is what we are about ...

Adjusting a nondestructive composition
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Adjusting a nondestructive composition provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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