Saving variations with layer comps


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Saving variations with layer comps

All right. I'm excited because I get to show you one of my all-time favorite features inside Photoshop and it's called layer comps. Now what the heck is a layer comp? A layer comp is a way to save out a different version or to include different versions of a document within that same document, instead of having to do Save As and end up with a bunch of different files. So, let's kind of think about this in a real-life scenario. Here's my little postcard we've been working on and there is an optional background image. Let's go ahead and turn on that layer, the Option02 layer. You can see in this particular image the location of those thumbnails isn't really ideal.

It's covering up the center of that pink flower. It might actually work better to have these four thumbnails over on the right and then to move the logo into a different position as well. The problem though is if I start moving these layers around then when I turn off the Option02 layer, they are going...

Saving variations with layer comps
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Saving variations with layer comps provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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