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    Restoration Separate the layers from this photo

    Challenge time! Can someone separate the layers from this black and white photo? This is a photo from the late 1800s, which I scanned in from a print. Is someone able to separate the layers? Good luck!
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    Warp effect template

    Is it possible to create a filter or template or some kind to get the same warp effect every time I add a new smart object? I photoshop t-shirt designs onto photos of the shirts themselves, but want to warp the designs so it flows with the fold/wrinkle/bends of the shirt. I can get this done by...
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    Open as layers in Photoshop from Lightroom

    Hi All, I am new to Photoshop, infact installed yesterday. I use lightroom for most of my work. I have a 108 raw images of a star trail each file about 26MB. I have opened them in Lightroom. Now, when I select all of them and click on Photo -> Edit -> Open as layers in Photoshop, it gets opened...
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    Layer Adjustments

    Hi, I did some scanning and opened them up in PS for editing. I've grouped certain layers and applied a Levels adjustment layer. I have a layer within that group that has a text box that's a bit too dark however other paragraphs are fine. How can I isolate just the text box and remove the...
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    Actions: Timeline or Layers

    Hi I've got a video from YouTube Creative Commons section that I want to add to my wordpress website but it has a logo thats not compatible with my site. I know how to use Actions to remove the affending logo but not sure wether to use the Action with the video in the timeline or insert the...
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    How to reveal a background layer

    Hello, I need some help from the experts, I took the attached images using a tripop. 1st I took the image labeled "background" then I added the subject and took the same picture. It might seem funny, I had someone covered with a green sheet hold the baby. How can I remove the person from the...
  7. IamSam

    Read This First About your layers panel

    This is a a communal thread that anyone can contribute to it's content as long as it's associated with the layers panel. I thought it might be nice to provide some information on the different layers and what they look like. I'm not going to go into the individual adjustments at this time. This...
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    Frame-by-frame animation

    Hi. I'm trying to make a frame-by-frame animation in which each frame stays visible and the next frame is put on top of the previous one. Is there any way to do this in Photoshop? Something like this. I know how to do it manually, by making all layers below the current frame visible, but with a...
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    How do shapes work?

    I've tried to draw several lines on an image. I have been able to draw the lines, which were created as smart objects, but while the line is visible, adding another causes the first one to promptly disappear. Hitting Enter also makes them disappear as well. I thought maybe I needed to...
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    Layers in wrong order?

    Hi to All I am fairly new to Photoshop and still learning my way round my problem i'm having is with a fairly old photo that i'm trying to touch up 1st : I converted it to black and white as it looked better 2nd : I used the Levels adjustment layer to tweak it 3rd : I then used a Curves...
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    How to add in a new image as an extra layer

    Hi there, I have an image as my background layer already and want another image on top of this one as a second layer, how do I do this?
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    How can I export a single layer [C++] plugin (lost all hope)

    I've built a Windows Phoshop CS6 / CSS C++ plugin; how it works is it exports each layer in the document (By name) with it's proper image format (png, jpg, etc), my issue is: I have to turn off visibility on each other layer in order to export the one layer (I have to loop through all the...
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    Extracting peacock feathers

    I'm not entirely sure this is the correct thread to post in, but tried to get as close as possible, so apologises in advance. I photographed multiple peacock feathers (apart of a larger production) and I need to extract the in-between dead space to allow the other layers (and other peacock...
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    3D - Merged Layer Alignment

    Hi guys & gals, When I merge a new layer (3d object) to my 3d working environment photoshop resets the ground plane to the new layer. Which means I have to re-align my whole workspace (often many layers) to the new ground plane. This is impossible with a large build. Is there a way to merge the...
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    Adjustment Layer Help

    IM scanning some old 35mm Slides into my PC, and would like to put a little "Modern" touch to them, eg de-saturate the background in this pic, its been a while since I did this sort of thing so if you folks could assist me, I know I have to create an adjustment layer, then desaturate that layer...
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    why can't I use the eraser?

    Why can't I use the eraser when i am messing in layers? :cry:
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    Photoshop help!!

    Hello everyone! I have been fighting with photoshop and searching Google trying to find an answer to my problem. I have a photo and I am trying to make frequency layers and every time that I try to put a gaussian blur on a layer it keeps affecting EVERY layer, above and below. I can't seem to...
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    Clicking on animation frame no longer shows the visible layer in my layers window.

    Using photoshop CS3 Been working with animation lately. When I first started animating in PS, whenever I clicked on a frame of animation in the animation window, I could look at my layers window and see that only the layer that corresponded to the frame of animation was toggled visible, the...
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    Need Help with Moving Layers Panel

    I accidentally did something that caused my layers panel to become un-docked. As you can see in the image below, the layers panel is now free-floating within the work area. I prefer it to be docked to the right edge but I can't figure out how to get it attached back to where it was. Anyone know...
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    Illustrator PS File with Layers used in AI?

    Hello! I currently learning how to use Illustrator and was wondering how exactly do I get a Photoshop file with layers ect into Illustrator? I saved it as a PSD and tried (as per some tutorials) to "place" it there. It then asks me if I want to create seperate objects for all the layers which...