colorrangemasks

The color range command in Photoshop is a great way to choose a range of colors (like a sky or a background).  Mastering it is a great way to introduce transparency into your images.  Learn how to use layer masks for a nondestructive way to hide pixels in a photo.

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Disclaimer: This is just one way to work with masks.

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  1. One of my favorite ways to make a mask.

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  2. […] In order to keep too much of the image from being affected, I isolated the adjustment with a layer mask.  The white areas receive the adjustment, while the black areas are ignored.  You can learn more about this technique here. […]

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About Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington is the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based in Washington, D.C. He is the Publisher of Photofocus and Creative Cloud User as well as an author on Lynda.com. Rich has authored several books including From Still to Motion, Understanding Photoshop, Professional Web Video, and Creating DSLR Video.

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