Nondestructive transformations


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Nondestructive transformations

All right, let's talk about nondestructive transformations. So let's begin by getting this big layer active. I'm going to turn off the small layer, turn on the big layer here. We're going to Free Transform this. Command+T, Ctrl+T brings up Free Transform. Again this is a huge image. So I'm going to do Fit to Window, Command+0, Ctrl+0. Then I'll hold down my Spacebar so I can see a full bounding box for this large layer here. I'm going to go ahead and hold down the Shift key and scale this thing proportionately really small. I'll put in the center of our document here, like so.

I'll just go ahead and press Enter here to apply that transformation and then we'll do a Fit in Window again, Command+ 0, Ctrl+0. Looks great. Everything is fine. Then I decide that you know what that's a little bit too small. I want to make this a little bit bigger now. So I'm going to do Free Transform again. Command+T and then I'm going to hold down the Shift ...

Nondestructive transformations
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Nondestructive transformations provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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