Merging layers and double-checking your progress


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Merging layers and double-checking your progress

At this step of our project I want to do three things. I want to take a look at how we can merge some of our layers together in order to organize our layers. And then, I want to step back from what we've been doing, and see if we've missed anything. And then finally, I want to do a little bit of burning and dodging on a new layer. Well first let's organize our layers. You can see the Layers panel that we've done a lot of work. We have a lot of layers. Let's merge these together. We can do that by clicking in one layer then hold down the Shift Key, and click in another.

This will select the contiguous or the touching layers. Now, that we have all of these selected by clicking and then Shift+Clicking, we can use a shortcut to merge those together. To do that on a Mac press Command+E, on Windows press Ctrl+E. Next, we'll go ahead and name this new layer details. So, here we have merged together all of the detail work that we've done. And typically you...

Merging layers and double-checking your progress
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Merging layers and double-checking your progress provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Enhancing an Environmental Portrait with Photoshop

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