Creating a custom border using masking


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Creating a custom border using masking

Really since the beginning, photographers have been interested in what surrounds their images, because many photographers have discovered that the edges, or what surrounds our photographs, really affects the image. And sometimes, it's pretty fun to play in Photoshop and see what we can do in regards to creating custom edges or borders around our photos. One of the things that we can do here in order to create an edge effect is we can apply some of our masking skills in order to have quite a bit of flexibility in order to come up with some different options. All right. Well, let's take a look at what we could do.

Well, the first thing that I want to do is go ahead and navigate over to my Layers panel. And here, I am going to click on the Adjustment layer icon and then choose Solid Color. In my case I want to have a black edge around my photos. So I am going to click Black and then select OK. So currently, you can see that I have the color here and then a white Mask revealing the e...

Creating a custom border using masking
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Creating a custom border using masking provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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