Control which layers are affected by an adjustment layer Photoshop CS6 Photoshop CS6


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Controlling which layers are affected by an adjustment layer

As you begin to work with more and more layers, you might want to control the way that your Adjustment layers affect different layers. For example, currently the bridge layer is selected. If I had a Curves Adjustment layer in order to color correct this, and I'll do that by clicking on the gray point eyedropper and then clicking in the area that I think should be neutral, everything below this layer is now adjusted. So not only was this top image adjustment, but the Adjustment layer went down through the Layers panel and adjusted the broom layer as well as the detail layer here at the bottom.

The best way to prevent this would be to click this first icon, which would restrict the Adjustment layer to only affect the layer directly below it. As soon as I select this, you can see now that the Curves Adjustment layer is only affecting the bridge. But what if I want this Adjustment layer to affect both the bridge and the broom? The way I would solve that is I would unclip the curve for n...

Controlling which layers are affected by an adjustment layer
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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 CS6 Essential Training

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