Starting with a preset


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Starting with a preset

When you first start experimenting with Adjustment layers, one of the things I recommend is that you actually start with a Preset. Let's talk about what I mean here. Many of the Adjustment layers that you can choose from actually come with Preset settings that you can just choose from for doing very quick adjustments. So, for instance, let's choose the Levels Adjustment layer from the Adjustments panel. And if I don't know how to use the interface yet, if I never played with these, the Presets there can help you out. At the very top, if an Adjustment layer has a set of Presets available, you'll see a pop-up menu here, right to the next the Name of the Adjustment layer.

And it always says Default to start out with. If you click on the pop-up menu, you'll get a list of all the presets that ship with the product. Now you can actually create your own. We will talk about that in a minute. But these are just ones that Adobe put in for you to get started with. So, I look at this...

Starting with a preset
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Starting with a preset 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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