MAsk a group of Smart Filters Photoshop CS6


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Masking a group of Smart Filters

Now at this point we are losing too much shadow detail. You will notice, if you check out the final version of the image that the shadows are brighter and that's what we want. So what we need to do is create a Filter Mask and we have a Filter Mask available to us here inside the Layers panel, but it happens to be empty, thereby indicating that were not masking the filters at all. Now we are going to create what might be the easiest kind of mask to make inside of Photoshop, which is a Luminance Mask. That is to say we are drawing out the natural luminance levels inside the image.

That will allow us to mask away the dark stuff and keep the bright stuff where the filters are concerned. So I am going to start things off by turning off the eyeball in front of Smart Filters. That will temporarily hide the filters. Then you want to go up to the Channels panel to check out the channels that are associated with the original image. We will start with the Red channel; which of course...

Masking a group of Smart Filters
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Masking a group of Smart Filters provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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