Using layer effects


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Using layer effects

One of the most common methods of sharing photographic images, even with so many digital possibilites, is the print. A print is obviously 2 dimentional, but by adding some layer effects, you can add depth to an image along with a variety of other creative possibilities. Let's take a look at how it's done. In order to add a layer effect to an image, you must convert the background image layer to a normal layer. To do so, simply Double-click the thumbnail for the background layer on the layers panel, and Click OK in the new layer dialog. You can then add a layer effect by Clicking the FX button at the bottom of the layers panel and choosing the effect you'd like to apply. For example, let's assume I'd like to add a drop shadow to the image. This will bring up the layer style dialog and I can fine tune the settings for my drop shadow.

Of course, you might have noticed that I'm not able to actually see my drop shadow and that's because the drop shado...

Using layer effects
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Using layer effects provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects Workshop

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