the uses of mAsk Perfect Photo Suite 8


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Understanding the uses of masking

In the next lessons, we're going to explore masking. Now, masking seems kind of mysterious to a lot of folks. It's simply taking two images, layering them on top of each other, and then erasing or removing, part of the top image so you can see the image below. You can often do this with Chroma Key, where you take away the green background and put a new background on, or maybe you have a situation where you have two photographs and in one image one person has their eyes open and the next one they're closed. And you want to be able to take one head and put it next to a different head on the image.

All these are very powerful tools that you can use within perfect mask. So let's take a look at some basic masking on this first image, and I'm going to open up this image called Self_Portrait_Mask.psd, a layered Photoshop file. So, I'm going to select it and open it up in layers. Now, a couple things to keep in mind when opening up this image. Make sure that your file format is Photosh...

Understanding the uses of masking
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Understanding the uses of masking provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Abba Shapiro as part of the Up and Running with Perfect Photo Suite 8

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Photography
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Perfect Photo Suite
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