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The Photoshop® Elements 10 Book for Digital Photographers by Matt Kloskowski, Scott Kelby

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The Advantages of Adjustment Layers

Before we really dive into color, we need to spend two minutes with the Adjustments palette. Of all the enhancements in Elements 8, the Adjustments palette was at the top of the list, because it streamlined our workflow so dramatically that even if you had never used adjustment layers before, you had to start working with them. In fact, from this point in the book on, we’re going to try to use adjustment layers every chance we get, because of all the advantages they bring. Here’s a quick look at them and why we need them:

Advantage One:

Undos That Live Forever

By default, Elements keeps track of the last 50 things you’ve done in the Undo History palette (from the window menu, choose Undo History to open it), ...

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