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Combining alpha channels to make a mask

Combining alpha channels to make a mask: Photoshop: Channels and Masks
Combining alpha channels to make a mask: Photoshop: Channels and Masks

The advantage of masking specific areas in separate passes is that you can later combine the alpha channels to create a final mask, once again using the Calculations command. You can use the Add blend mode, but Screen is generally preferable because it allows less room for error.

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Masking + Compositing Photography Photoshop

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