layers and channels

essential skills

  • Learn the creative potential of layers, adjustment layers, channels and layer masks.
  • Develop skills and experience in the control and construction of digital montages.


The traditional photograph contains all the picture elements in a single plane. Digital images captured by a camera or sourced from a scanner are similar in that they are also ‘flat files’. And for a lot of new digital photographers this is how their files remain – flat. All editing and enhancing work is conducted on the original ...

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