Creating new layers


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Creating new layers

Our next step is going to be to take a look at how we can begin to create and work with layers. We're going to look at a couple of different scenarios, so that we'll have a good handle on working with layers. Well, let's say that with this image, I've decided that I would like to add a quote or some copy. Well, in order to create a type layer, all that we need to do is to press the T key in order to select the Type tool. Then all we need to do is simply click. You'll notice that once I click, I have a new layer. This is the type layer.

Here I'm going to go ahead and type something out. Creativity is making the ordinary extraordinary. All right, I'll press Command+Return on a Mac or Ctrl+Enter on a PC to exit out of that Type field. Well, now I need to move this Type field around. So I'll go ahead and select the Move tool and then I'm gong to click and drag to reposition this over here. I'm really interested in having a little bit of a darker shade or dark...

Creating new layers
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Creating new layers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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