Enhancing your images using layers


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Enhancing your images using layers

Okay! So, I want to show you a couple of really cool layer tricks. Layers are really the foundation of Photoshop, and they're what allow you to do some really unique things. So, I'm going to use my Black & White adjustment layer, but let's say that we want to make this just black and white in certain parts, and we want to retain that red area in the front. So, I'll make this look just the way I want it to; maybe I adjust things a little bit, make that darker, or lighter. Adjust any different component I might want. Then I go to my mask, but rather than making a selection, I'm going to go to the Color Range, and with Color Range, I'm just going to choose the area that I want, and I can Shift+Click to choose more of that, I could Option+Click to remove a part, and I've got this Fuzziness slider that allows me to constrain that.

When it looks the way that I want, then I just click OK, and now all I have to do is invert that, and really quickly and easily, I...

Enhancing your images using layers
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Enhancing your images using layers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Bryan O'Neil Hughes as part of the Black and White with Lightroom and Photoshop (2013)

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Photography
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Photoshop
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