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How to open photos as single layers

Aug 5, 2012 8:39 AM

Hello experienced people.  Can someone please tell me to open a number of photos and see them as different layers in the right hand panel.  I am trying to learn HDR and need to be able to see the different exposures as layers so that I can move them around and use the best bits.


Thanks for your help Terry

  • 99jon
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    Jan 6, 2010
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    Aug 5, 2012 8:47 AM   in reply to


    Open all your images and drag and drop each one from the project bin into the main editing window.



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    Aug 5, 2012 8:51 AM   in reply to



    Open a blank new file.

    Then go to File>Place, point to where the files are on the computer, Place, then commit.

    Each picture file should be on its own layer.

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    Aug 5, 2012 1:05 PM   in reply to

    In addition to hatstead's suggestion, you can use the Photomerge Exposure function to get the images in as layers.  See the Help file.



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