LayerCake Basics

Photography Tips to Improving Your Photos

Working with layers in Photoshop is easy and essential to improving your photos.  When working with LayerCake Elements, you can open a page of cut out images of trees, flowers, animals, select your favorite then drag and drop it into your hero image. From here, you can now scale, stretch, distort or recolor the element to fit seamlessly into your photo.  Learn how to apply advanced photography tips to improve your photos through our tutorials.

The big idea

The concept of layers

Working with Layers

How to Drag & Drop

Organizing your files

Working with actions

Creating action sets

The Transform Tool

Using Smart Objects