Applying selective effects


show more Applying selective effects provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects Workshop show less
please wait ...

Applying selective effects

In this lesson we'll focus our attention on targeted effects. We'll add a Targeted Adjustment as well as a Targeted Filter, utilizing layer masks in both cases to apply the effects only where we want them. I'd like to start off by converting the church in the foreground here to a black and white version. Of course, part of what I like about the image is, the complementary colors of blue and yellow. But I think it might be more interesting, and the sky might have more impact, if we reduce the color in the church. So, I'm going to create a selection of the church, but actually it's much easier in this case, to first create a selection of the sky and then invert it. So, I'll choose my Magic Wand tool from the toolbox, and then I'll click within the sky and Shift-click in a few areas in order to add to the selection, until I have a selection of the entire sky.

Notice that I'm working with the Contiguous option turned off, so that I can include th...

Applying selective effects
Video duration: 5m 24s 2h 19m Intermediate

Viewers:

Applying selective effects provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects Workshop

Subjects:
Photography video2brain
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
please wait ...