Photoshop Layers in Lightroom Classic

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WhenI edit photos in Photoshop, how do I preserve layers when I return them to LRC? If I have to edit them again in Photoshop, they are flattened. Thanks much!
 
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WhenI edit photos in Photoshop, how do I preserve layers when I return them to LRC? If I have to edit them again in Photoshop, they are flattened. Thanks much!
You can keep layers intact by choosing ‘edit original’ when you send the layered file from Lightroom to Photoshop again. It does mean that you will not see any Lightroom edits while in Photoshop (edits you applied to the image after it first returned from Photoshop), but on return in Lightroom the edits will show again.
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I should probably also add that if you want to edit the derivative file containing layers using Photoshop again, you should choose the option to select the Original, not a copy or a copy with Lightroom Adjustments.
 
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WhenI edit photos in Photoshop, how do I preserve layers when I return them to LRC? If I have to edit them again in Photoshop, they are flattened. Thanks much!
You can keep layers intact by choosing ‘edit original’ when you send the layered file from Lightroom to Photoshop again. It does mean that you will not see any Lightroom edits while in Photoshop (edits you applied to the image after it first returned from Photoshop), but on return in Lightroom the edits will show again.
 
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You can keep layers intact by choosing ‘edit original’ when you send the layered file from Lightroom to Photoshop again. It does mean that you will not see any Lightroom edits while in Photoshop (edits you applied to the image after it first returned from Photoshop), but on return in Lightroom the edits will show again.
Thank you!
 
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