Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Using adjustment layers, part of Learning Photoshop CS6.
In this tutorial, we're going to look at one of my favorite features in Photoshop …and that Adjustment Layers. Before I explain what Adjustment Layers …are, let me show you why they are so important. …Let's say, I wanted to color correct this image, maybe brighten it up and increase …the vibrance and saturation. I could do that in a lot of ways, and …generally speaking, in Photoshop there are many ways to do the same thing, …especially basic tasks like color correction. …I could choose a tool like the Sponge tool and manually saturate areas.…
I could also go to the Image menu, and go to the sub-menu Adjustments, and choose …one of the many adjustments here. But the problem with both of those …solutions is they both apply the correction directly to the layer, making …changes to them. Well, what if I want to go back later and …lighten up those changes or change my changes? …Well, I'm kind of stuck if I use a tool or if I use something from the Image menu here. …So, the solution is to create an Adjustment Layer.…
- Getting images into Photoshop
- Creating and navigating documents
- Working with layers
- Cropping and straightening images
- Color correction
- Making selections
- Fixing image problems
- Working with effects
- Creating and editing text
- Exporting and printing
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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