Imagine I'm editing in 16-bit in Photoshop and doing a lot of tonal adjustments and remapping (things that work splendidly in 16-bit), and I have a multi-layered PS file with a bunch of adjustment layers and my original image. If I then convert to 8-bit, will I still benefit from starting in 16-bit or will those benefits disappear since I have a multi-layered file with the adjustment layers now remapping an 8-bit file? Do I need to have a flattened image before converting from 16-bit to 8-bit to retain the benefit? Confused. Thanks for reading.