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Masking a background image

Masking a background image: Photoshop: Channels and Masks
Masking a background image: Photoshop: Channels and Masks

Once you know how to extract a mask from the color channels in an image, you can generate a high-quality selection in no time. In this case, we use the Calculations command to combine the Blue channel with itself set to the Hard Max mode and an Opacity of 50%. Next comes Levels, followed by some painting with the Brush tool.

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Skill Level Intermediate
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Masking + Compositing Design Photography Photoshop

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