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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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Fix One Photo—Fix ’em All!

NOT ONLY ARE ADJUSTMENT LAYERS FLEXIBLE, BUT THEY CAN ALSO SAVE YOU A TON OF TIME

I flat-out love features that save me time. So far, I’ve been showing you how adjustment layers are great, wonderful, flexible, and all that stuff. Put all that aside for a minute, though, and take a look at a technique with adjustment layers that’ll save you a ton of time if you’re working on a bunch of photos that were shot in similar conditions.

Step 1: Open One Photo from a Group of Photos that Need Adjusting

Open a photo that was taken with a group of photos that need adjusting. Here’s an underwater photo of a boy in a swimming pool. It’s a great shot, but the underwater nature of the photo makes it way too green. Plus, it’s a little ...

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