Making a non-edge mask


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Making a non-edge mask

In this exercise I am going to show you how to make a non-edge mask that allows us to smooth away the noise inside the image and the other non-edges inside the image while leaving the edges more of less intact so that the Sharpen filter can operate upon them. Now I am working on a catch-up document and I am calling edge mask.PSD, if you are just joining me, you can open it inside the 04_Support_Stuff folder. Notice that it includes a Smart Object along with the Smart Sharpen Smart Filter that's mitigated by this Filter Mask right there.

A non-edge mask is in many ways the opposite of an edge mask. It allows us to select the non-edges inside the image. As you may recall, Smart Filters, a group of Smart Filters can only be modified by a single layer mask. So we can't actually add the Reduce Noise filter to the same Smart Object here and apply a different Mask to it. Instead what we have to do is, we have to create a nested Smart Object, the way we did for the buffalo image. So I am going ...

Making a non-edge mask
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Making a non-edge mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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Photography
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