Employing masks as selections


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Employing masks as selections

In this exercise, we are going to employ our mask as a selection outline and that's something that you need to do. Alpha channels are exceedingly useful repositories for masks. But in order to actually use the mask, you need to turn it into a selection outline or a layer mask or something else that Photoshop can use to isolate your modifications. Now, I'm working with two images here, we are going to actually select Russell and move him into a different composition. One of them is Final masks.tif and it contains all of the masks that I have created so far, all the alpha channels, all five of them including wonderful mask, the most recent of the masks, don't you know? And then we also have martiniHour_ GuestSpot.psd. So, here's what I want you to do. Go ahead and switch to the RGB composite image by clicking on RGB here in the Channels palette. And then we are going to load the wonderful mask alpha channel, or if you prefer, you can load your mask or you can load the final...

Employing masks as selections
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Employing masks as selections provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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