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Copying Adjustments From 1 Pic 2 Another ?

Discussion in 'Retouching and Post Processing' started by Bright Angel, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. Bright Angel

    Bright Angel Guest

    I'm current working on 3 near identical photos of a hotel with a fountain in front.
    The only thing that's different is the fountain display.

    Can I transfer adjustments from one photo to the other two, without repeating my actions over and over ?
    I've tried dragging items from the History & Layers pallets, some adjustments do "work", but most don't.
    (Dragging from History/Layer pallet, over and on to the second image directly. I can't figure where else too drag it).
    The second image gets overwritten by the original image.

    I've nearly finished one image, but I probably should have recorded an Action at the start of processing.

    Thank you.
  2. Bright Angel

    Bright Angel Guest

    Thank you for your reply.
    Is that basically the limit of what can be dragged over ?

    One of the things I tried to copy over was the Fill Tool's color, I'm still correcting my magenta/green stripes and I've created the selection around the sky (which I can transfer from one to another photo).
    I should have made a note of the colors values, so I could reuse that color later on and additionally settings for plugins etc.

    Other little things like the crop tool, would have been nice.
    I know it's possible in ACR, but I import from NX2.

    I guess we can't have everything.
  3. Bright Angel

    Bright Angel Guest

    Thank you very much :smile:
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