Masking background from foreground


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Masking background from foreground

Alright gang, as promised I am going to show you how to generate a mask for this image. How I selected the foreground away from the background. I am going to warn you though, if you are new to masking, this is very likely to go over your head and I would recommend that you check out our Photoshop CS3 Channels & Mask series, which provides you more information than you would possibly ever want in million years on the topic of generating professional masks inside of Photoshop. But those of you who are moderately familiar with masks, you maybe able to follow along and get a sense of how this particular mask was created.

Just in the name of full disclosure, I want to go ahead and pass along this information. Alright, so I am working inside of a catch-up document called Sharper background.PSD that's found inside the 07_For_Effect folder. I am going to turn off the Smart Filter, so that we are looking at the original unsharpened version of the image, then I am going to go to the Channels pale...

Masking background from foreground
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Masking background from foreground 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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