layers and channels


Serap Osman

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 picture but advanced techniques require things to be a little different.

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