Editor’s Note: Don’t miss this week’s free event on when to jump from Lightroom to Photoshop. Photoshop Luminance Masks are a great way to edit an image targeting just the areas you want. These masks aren’t solid black and whites but mirror the luminance values of a channel or channels. Lets jump into Photoshop and see […]
It’s usually best to get a perfect shot in camera but sometimes you have to rely on Photoshop’s powerful tools to complete your vision. Layer Mask is one of those tools.
I want to share a simple way to apply a “texture” to a plain or seamless background. A texture is an image of almost anything that can be appropriately ghosted back adding a “texture” to the background. I use images of side walks, freeway underpasses, brick walls, sheets of paper, rusted steel, graffiti, roads, cracked […]
When you are first learning Photoshop, layer masks can seem overwhelming and confusing. It’s ok, photoshop itself can be overwhelming and confusing. I promise, once you understand the basics of Layer Masks, you’ll be glad to utilize this skill in your post processing workflow. In fact, you will find that using layer masks is one […]
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. Can’t see the video? Click […]