Introducing adjustment layers


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Introducing adjustment layers

One of Photoshop's most versatile features are Adjustment layers. If you take a look over on the right, you'll see an Adjustments panel. In the Adjustments panel is a whole collection of different types of adjustments you can make to an image, typically things like adjusting color and tone, or contrast. If you don't know what any of these icons are, you just simply mouse over them, and you'll see the name up here in the upper left-hand corner. You'll also get a little tool tip, if you pause for a second, telling you a little bit more about each adjustment, so things like Brightness/Contrast, Levels, Curves, converting to Black & White and so forth.

Now Adjustment layers are so wonderful because they are nondestructive. They are layers which can be turned on or off, can be masked and so forth. They are not to be confused with some of the legacy adjustments that have been in Photoshop for years, which are located under the Image menu. If I go to Image > Adjustment...

Introducing adjustment layers
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Introducing adjustment layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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