selection-based composite Photoshop Layers


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Creating a selection-based composite

Producing a composite image involves creating a Layer Mask for one or more of your Image Layers, where white on that Layer Mask causes portions of the image to be revealed. And black on the Layer Mask causes potions of the image to be blocked. For example, with this image I could block the pixels in the sky in order to reveal the pixels in the sky below, in this case a cloudy sky. And since we're using black and white to determine which areas of this image are visible versus which areas of the clouds below will show through, you might assume that you'll only be able to use a tool like the Brush tool to paint with black or white on the Layer Mask.

But you can actually use a selection as the basis of a Layer Mask as well. Let me show you how it works. I'm going to start off by creating a selection of the building here. But actually it's going to be much easier to create a selection of the sky. So I'll start there and then invert my selection. I'll choose the Quick Selection to...

Creating a selection-based composite
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Creating a selection-based composite provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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