Darken formulas vs. lighten formulas Photoshop Masking


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Darken formulas vs. lighten formulas

In this exercise I'll show you the formulas for the remaining Darken modes and we'll also see the Lighten modes and how closely they're related. I'm still working inside that document Blend mode math.psd. Notice down here the Color Burn formula. Now this becomes the first one of what I consider to be kind of the brain twisters, but one that's a little hard to figure out when you see it for the first time. Anytime, however, you see 1- like this that means that you're inverting something. So in this case, we're inverting the background image and I do truly mean inverting.

We're inverting all the luminance levels and then we are dividing that inverted background by the active layer which would normally give us a very bright effect, which is why Color Burn then turns around and inverts the entire thing with this 1- upfront. So, as you can see here, we get invert, divide, and invert. Not surprisingly, because divide is involved, we have a caution icon that'...

Darken formulas vs. lighten formulas
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Darken formulas vs. lighten formulas provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Advanced Blending

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