Nondestructive transformations with Smart Objects Photoshop CC


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Nondestructive transformations with Smart Objects

If you're doing any design work or any compositing, and you've gotten multiple images, and you're making those images larger or smaller, you'll soon find out that the free transform command is a destructive command. So in this tutorial, I want to show you how to use smart objects, so that when you transform your images, you're not losing any image quality. We'll start over here with this left waterfall. You can see that I have it selected in my Layers panel. And if I just select Edit, and then Transform, and Scale.

And if we hold down the Shift key and the Option key, in order to constrain the proportions and scale from the center. If I make this image really small, and then I apply that transformation, if I change my mind later, and I want to go to Edit> Transform, and make my image larger again by scaling it up, when I scale it up, it's going to look terrible. So now I'll click the Check Mark.

And you can see how much information I've lost, because when I scaled...

Nondestructive transformations with Smart Objects
Video duration: 3m 56s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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

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Photography
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Photoshop
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