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5.4 – Using Photoshop Elements >

Saturation

1 – Mac Students

When you see Ctrl in the tutorial, use the Cmd key instead.

2 – Saturation

As needed, adjust the saturation of each layer.

Adjust the Top Layer

1) Check to make sure the top layer, photograph #2, is the active layer (darker blue) .

2) At the top of the layers stack, click the third icon.

3) Click Hue/Saturation.

4) Click the tiny icon in the lower-left corner of the Hue/Saturation window (1).

5) Click and hold on the middle slider to change the saturation (2).

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Adjust the Bottom Layer

The top layer, your photograph #2, is blocking the layer below.

When you adjust the bottom layer, your photograph #1, you won't see any changes to that layer.

You must hide, turn off, the top layer, your photograph #2.

6) Click the eye icon on the left side of the top layer, to hide the layer.

The eye icon now has a red diagonal line through it.

The top layer is hidden.

You can now see the bottom layer, your photograph #1, in the work area.

7) Click the bottom layer, your photograph #1.

It's now the active layer.

8) At the top of the layers stack, click the third icon.

9) Click Hue/Saturation.

10) Click the tiny icon in the lower-left corner of the Hue/Saturation window.

11) Click and hold on the middle slider to change the saturation.

12) On the top layer, your photograph #2, click the eyeball icon.

That layer is now visible.