You can load channels as selections by using a keyboard shortcut. Red Channel: Ctrl Alt 3 (Mac: Command Option 3). Green Channel: Ctrl Alt 4 (Mac: Command Option 4). Blue Channel: Ctrl Alt 5 (Mac: Command Option 5).
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If you have a text block with quotation marks, you might want to have the quotation marks appear outside the text block so that the copy can line up. To accomplish this, simply double-click on the text layer’s thumbnail on the layer’s panel to select the text block, then from the Paragraph panel’s (Window > […]
You can use a Vibrance Adjustment layer to increase the saturation of muted colors without overly saturating skin tones and already saturated colors. To do so, simply create a Vibrance adjustment layer and slide the “Vibrance” slider to the right accordingly.
Layer Groups allow you to easily select, move, mask and manipulate multiple layers as a single unit. With Linked Layers you can move multiple layers whenever you select any individual layer, and it is possible to link layers that are in different groups. To create Layer Links simply select 2 or more layers and click the Link […]
The brush tool has all the same blend modes as layers, but the brush tool includes two additional blend modes. “Behind” and “Clear.” The “Behind” blend mode will apply paint only on transparent pixels in a layer. The “Clear” blend mode turns the pixels you paint on transparent, much like the Eraser tool.
Before Photoshop CS6, the Eyedropper Tool was able to sample colors from either “All Layers” or the “Current Layer”. After Photoshop CS6, the Eyedropper tool has added the ability to sample from different combinations of layers including: “Current and Below”, “All Layers No Adjustments”, and “Current and Below No Adjustment”. You can find these options […]
It’s always a good idea to copyright your work and a good way of doing so, is to embed your copyright information into your image metadata. To do so, Press Ctrl Alt Shift I (Mac: Command Option Shift I) or go to File > File Info… to bring up the File Info panel. Then click on […]