Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Deleting a layer mask, part of Photoshop: Creating Composites (2012).
It can be a lot of fun to create an isolated image or some other composite. …And in many cases, the results can be quite compelling. …In this case, for example, I was thinking about having this flowers stand all by …itself on a web page. So I've placed it onto a white background. …But at times, after you've created a Layer Mask, you might decide that you …actually preferred the original version of the image and that you want to get rid …of the layer mask altogether. It's important of course, to be sure that …you really do want to get rid of the Layer Mask, because if you change your …mind later, you might have a fair amount of work to do in order to get that layer …mask back. If you think there's any risk that later …you will want that layer mask, you could load that Layer Mask as a selection and …save it as a selection or you could actually just disable the Layer Mask.…
Let's take a look at both of those options very quickly. …You can see that I have a layer mask before the flower here on the Layers panel. …
- Composite concepts
- Creating automatic composites
- Image compositing
- Refining layer masks
- Matching images
- Adding effects to composites
- Using layer groups
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Composite Concepts
2. Automatic Composites
3. Image Compositing
4. Refining Layer Masks
5. Matching Images
6. Adding Effects to Composites
7. Using Layer Groups
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