You can use a duplicate layer to save time masking. In this video, Derrick Story shows you how to use a duplicate layer for this function. Luminar is a modern image editor for both Mac and PC platforms. It provides photographers with the tools they need to creatively edit their images quickly and easily.
- [Instructor] Duplicating a layer…can save you a whole lot of time.…I'm going to show you how that works right now.…Let's say that you've done this.…You've created a mask.…In this case we did a mask for her full body,…and let me show you what that looks like.…I'll go ahead, turn that on, go to Brush.…Let's turn on our mask.…What I wanted to do, I just wanted to give…the entire model a little bit of sharpening.…I created the mask, and I did that.…I like the way it turned out.…Then as I was looking at the image,…I was going, I'd like to a little something…to the background, too, without it affecting her.…
Now I could create another layer…and then paint the entire background if I wanted.…But why do that?…I have a better way to go,…and let me show you how that works.…I'm just going to go here.…I'm going to make sure that my layer is selected…that has this mask right here.…I'm going to go to the gear menu,…and I'm going to choose Duplicate Layer.…I'm going to call this layer background, so we'll come here,…and we'll rename the layer Background, just like that.…
- Applying filters and presets
- Cropping images
- Batching processing
- Working with layers
- LUT mapping
- Converting to black and white
- Toning images
- Reducing noise
- Saving and exporting images
Skill Level Beginner
Macphun Software: Tips and Techniqueswith Richard Harrington2h 23m Intermediate
Photos for macOS Essential Trainingwith Derrick Story5h 10m Beginner
Luminar: Creative Projectswith Richard Harrington1h 45m Advanced
1. Quick Start
2. Master the Basics
3. Noteworthy Filters
4. Work with Layers
5. Creative Techniques
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