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Old 10-11-2007, 04:08 AM
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Re: Curves Adjustment Layer

Thanks to you all, your responses have been really helpful. Now I get it!
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Old 10-11-2007, 03:51 PM
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Re: Curves Adjustment Layer

Just as an aside, this thing about layers increasing file size - is it such an issue?
Wouldn't you flatten the layers at the end of the process anyhow?
OK, so you'd keep a working copy with unflattened layers too but in these days of cheap storage and memory... I have a fairly modest PC in terms of RAM and HD but I rarely, if at all notice any issues with multi-layered files
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Old 10-11-2007, 04:04 PM
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Re: Curves Adjustment Layer

my files are 800dpi, 8x14" with rougly less than 10 layers of retouching, sometimes less, and a folder full of adjustment layers for color work, any way i can cut file size down, i do!
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Old 10-11-2007, 07:55 PM
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Re: Curves Adjustment Layer

Most of my files are hi res 16 bit. So the background layer begins its journey at 144MB. When you begin to stack a bunch of these layers there are 2 issues: The file sizes grow and while hard drive space is inexpensive, hundreds of these files will fill the drives quickly. The other issue is that large multilayer files dramatically slow down PS especially if you are one of PS many filters.
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