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Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature by Matt Co-host of the top-rated video podcast Photoshop User TV Kloskowski

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Some More Adjustment Layer Ideas

ONCE YOU START USING ADJUSTMENT LAYERS, IT’S HARD TO STOP. HERE ARE A FEW MORE IDEAS

Trust me, once you start using adjustment layers a whole new world of creative possibilities opens up. In fact, just about everything you do to fix or enhance your photos touches something up in that Image>Adjustments menu. So, why not go ahead and use an adjustment layer for it instead? Here, I’ll show you some quick examples of adjustment layers.

Example 1: Step 1: Creating a Black-and-White Image

This one is a cakewalk, but there are a few different options. One really popular technique is taking a color photo and making it a black-and-white. There are three ways to do this using adjustment layers: (1) add a Hue/Saturation ...

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