Masking an adjustment layer


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Masking an adjustment layer

I have gone ahead and saved my progress so far as Grayscale mix.psd. Now we've seen how adjustment layers offer the option of editability, and you can turn them off and on and so on, modify their settings to your heart's content, really great, so they're very, very flexible. But not only that, you can also assign layer masks to them. The advantage of that is let's say that I want you change everything in this image to grayscale, except for her Irises. I want to bring back the color of her Irises. Well, if I had applied a static color modification, I would have gone under the Image menu, chose Adjustments and chose Channel Mixer right there. I would have needed to make sure in advance that I had selected the region that I wanted to change. When you are working with adjustment layers however, you can decide after the fact, after applying the color adjustment, which areas you want to effect, and which areas you don't want to effect.

Now currently my adjustment layer, w...

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 CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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