Lightroom in 60-Seconds: Getting your Photoshop layers back

If you take an image over to Photoshop; add some layers, and come back to Lightroom Classic, it actually keeps those Photoshop layers intact, but it's all behind-the-scenes. If you take that image back over to Photoshop for more editing, but don't reopen that file using the right method, all your layers will be gone. Here's how to get them back!

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