Making a localized adjustment in a practical example


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Making a localized adjustment in a practical example

Ben: All right, Amber. We have got the Levels adjustment in place that's adding some extra punch and some whiteness to the image. In the process of it brightening these things up, it's blown out the fingers here. It looks to me like this has maybe lost something, and the fingertips here gone. Ben: So what we're going to do is use the layer mask that's built into the adjustment layer to try to constrain the effects of this brightening. So right now the mask is completely empty. Wherever there's white, that shows that it's like an open stencil, but the Levels effect is going through to the image.

Ben: So we would like to block off the mask in the places where we don't want it brightened. We could do it at the other way; we could fill the mask with black and paint into the mask probably where the areas that we do want brighter, but that would be more painting and-- Amber: Yes. Ben: Personally, I'm lazy. Amber: A lot more time. Ben: Okay, so grab a ...

Making a localized adjustment in a practical example
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Making a localized adjustment in a practical example provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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