Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Introduction to adjustment layers, part of Photoshop CS6 for Photographers Quick Start.
I'm a strong advocate for taking a non-destructive approach to optimizing …your images in Photoshop. And when it comes to adjustments, …changing the appearance of a photo, that largely means Adjustment Layers. …Let's take a moment to review the basic use of Adjustment Layers in Photoshop. …An Adjustment Layer contains instructions on how an image should be adjusted in …terms of its appearance. I'll go ahead, for example, and add a …Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer. Don't worry about what exactly I'm doing …at the moment. Just realize that I'm changing the …appearance of my photo. Not in a very appetizing way in this …case, but a change, nevertheless. I've changed the photo, but I haven't …actually changed the pixel values. If you take a look at the thumbnail for …my Background Image layer. You'll see that I still have orange …carrots with green tops. But I've added a Hue/Saturation …Adjustment Layer. That Adjustment Layer contains …instructions about how to change the appearance of the image.…
- A guided tour of Photoshop
- Setting up your environment
- Color modes, bit depth, and image resolution
- The Histogram
- File formats
- Basic adjustments
- Output workflow
Skill Level Beginner
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1. A Guided Tour
2. Setting Up Your Environment
3. Some Fundamentals
4. Basic Adjustments
5. Wrapping Up the Workflow
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