Control which layers are affected by an adjustment layer Photoshop CC


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Controlling which layers are affected by an adjustment layer

As you begin to work with more and more layers in Photoshop and you're adding adjustment layers, you're going to want to be able to control which layers are affected by which adjustment layers. So let's go ahead and add a hue saturation adjustment layer to this image. I'm going to click the Colorize button to make it really obvious and then we'll move the hue slider over to bright yellow and maybe increase some saturation. Now when we look at the layers panel we can see that the hue saturation adjustment layer is effecting all of the layers below it.

If I wanted the hue saturation adjustment layer to only effect the background, well that's easy, I can just change the stacking order of he layers by clicking on hue saturation and dragging it down. But what if I wanted the hue saturation adjustment layer to only effect the layer on the left here. Well, then I could click and drag up to the top again, but I would need some way to clip this hue saturation...

Controlling which layers are affected by an adjustment layer
Video duration: 3m 49s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Controlling which layers are affected by an adjustment layer provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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