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Making nondestructive transformations with Smart Objects

If you're doing any design work or any compositing where you have multiple layers and you're making those layers or images larger and smaller, you'll soon find out that the Free Transform command is a destructive command. So here we can see in this file, I actually have two copies of this totem, one sitting to the right, and I can turn on the visibility of that layer by clicking on the eye icon in the Layers panel. Now the totem layer, the one on the left, is the one that's selected, and that's the one that I'll apply the Free Transform to.

I'll go ahead and hold down the Option and the Shift key, and we'll make this a lot smaller. Then I'll tap the Enter or the Return key in order to apply that transformation. When I applied that transformation, I told Photoshop to throw away a lot of pixels, so that if I get to this point and I've changed my mind and I want that layer to be larger, if I use Free Transform again--this time I'll use the keyboar...

Making nondestructive transformations with Smart Objects
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Making nondestructive transformations with Smart Objects provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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