The Buddhist palace Punakha Dzong in Bhutan (Photo: Sandra Petrowitz)
Some images generate a large number of layers during editing, and 20 or more layers are not uncommon when you edit beauty shots. The tools available for organizing layers will help you retain a clear overview of your work and can also save disk space.
Layer handling has been greatly improved in Photoshop CS6. This chapter describes the changes involved and tells you when and how to use them effectively.
After you have tried working with layers, you won’t want to do without them. However, the problem with layers is that you can quickly ...