Masking an adjustment layer


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Masking an adjustment layer

One of the most common ways that people use layer mask inside of Photoshop is to limit the effects of adjustment layers. In case you don't know what those are, adjustment layers are independent layers of color adjustment, such as Levels and Curves, Hue/Saturation, and so on, that you can mix, and match, and modify, and mask, of course. Consider this image right here, it's called Complimentary colors.psd. It's found inside the 11 layer mask folder, and you can see that this is a photographic image that's modified by two adjustment layers, both Levels adjustment layers, both of which have layer mask associated with them. So let's check out what's going on here. I want you to Alt+Click or Option+Click on the eyeball in front of the Background layer, then you will see the original image, part of the iStockphoto.com image library. This image happens to come to us from photograph Alex Nikada, and I got into my head that I wanted a richer, bluer, more saturated deeper b...

Masking an adjustment layer
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Masking an adjustment layer provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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