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THE ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LAYERS BOOK by Richard Lynch

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CHAPTER 2

Targeting Change with Layers

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One of the primary values of working in Layers is isolating image areas for change. This gives you the freedom to correct image areas independently and revisit changes as part of image development and work flow. Once you use Layers to isolate changes, you can make adjustments and then fine-tune the adjustments in non-destructive ways that are impossible using selection alone.

Layers allow you to isolate changes in many different ways. In fact, the bulk of this book is really dedicated to describing how different layer features enable change in images. This chapter looks at the simplest concepts behind isolating ...

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