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Learn how to use selections and layer masks in Photoshop to create composite images and apply targeted adjustments. After covering the key concepts behind selections and exploring Photoshop's selection tools, Tim Grey delves into a variety of advanced techniques that will help you make accurate selections, create seamless composite images, and apply adjustments that do exactly what you want them to do.
(MUSIC). Hello. I'm Tim Grey. I'm a self confessed control freak, so as a photographer, I really appreciate the power of Photoshop. When it comes to exercising control, optimizing the appearance, or perhaps creative effects for you photographic images. To me there's nothing more powerful than the ability to create composite images and to apply targeted adjustments in Photoshop. In this course I'll start off by teaching you some of the key concepts related to selections and layer masks in Photoshop. I'll then guide you through all of the selection tools Photoshop offers so you'll understand how to put them to use.
Then we'll delve into some more sophisticated techniques for creating and fine tuning selections. To ease our way into the use of layer masks, I'll show you a number of techniques for creating composite images, blending elements from two or more photos. We'll then focus on what is easily my favorite topic in Photoshop: the targeted adjustment. You'll see how you can employ selections or painting to identify which areas of a photo you want to adjust in a particular way and how to use sophisticated techniques to maximize the flexibility of your workflow and the quality of your results.
When you finish this course you'll have an arsenal of powerful tools that will allow you to truly maximize your ability to create remarkable images. So join me as we work together to master the incredible capabilities of selections and layer masking in Photoshop.
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