Masking low-contrast details


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Masking low-contrast details

I've saved my progress as smooth arms.psd, found inside the 26_masking folder, and in this exercise, we are going to go ahead and select the dress, and we are going to do so using our tool of last recourse. Basically, everything else has failed so far. So we are going to fallback on the Quick Selection tool. Now I'm not a big fan of the tool, however I have high hopes for it where the dress is concerned, and I'm going to go ahead and switch over to the RGB version of the image, which is showing me that hyper-saturated layer right now. And the reason I think the Quick Selection tool might work pretty well here, is because we're trying to select this fairly lumpy shape right here, this dress form, and the Quick Selection tool of course excels at lumpiness.

And the other thing to bear in mind is that it's actually good at seeing edges, and this constitutes a pretty dramatic edge between the right-side of the dress and the background beside it as well as the light left-si...

Masking low-contrast details
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Masking low-contrast details provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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