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Photoshop® Elements 10: Top 100 Simplified® Tips & Tricks by Rob Sheppard

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Chapter 5

Create Adjustment Layers for Nondestructive Changes

One of the great advantages of working with Photoshop Elements is being able to use layers. A lot of photographers stop before mastering layers, and that is a big mistake for users of this program. You gain a huge amount of flexibility and capability simply by understanding and using layers. They may take a little effort to learn, but once learned, they offer a lot of important benefits. They separate the varied things you might do in processing an image to allow higher image quality and more possibilities.

A good place to start learning layers is by using adjustment layers and layer masks. Adjustment layers give you a great range of flexibility and power that you do not get when working ...

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