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THE ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LAYERS BOOK by Richard Lynch

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Introduction

Any time you try to develop a skill, you want to make sure that you take advantage of the basic tools of the trade. If you were a bus driver, you would want to be sure you knew how to use the key, gas pedal, brake pedal, clutch, shift-stick, turn signals, and steering wheel, and where the gas goes to be sure you were going to be able to navigate the bus successfully. Knowing where the lighter is, or the location of the switch for the personal fan, is helpful, but not really necessary for getting the job done. Likewise, when using your camera, you want to understand focus, shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, and know how to use the viewfinder to frame the shot, how to hold the camera, and how to use the shutter release. There are extras ...

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