Mastering Calculations


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Mastering Calculations

Our final method for selecting a complex foreground image set against a busy background is to take multiple stabs at the image, poor image using the Calculations command. So for example, we might first try to select the green regions inside of the macaw here using one calculation and then we will select the red area this red tuft using another calculation, and then we will merge those two calculations using a third calculation, and then we will approach the beak using a fourth calculation and then we will try to merge that with the other two using a fifth calculation and so on and so on.

So basically you might end up applying a dozen calculations to a single image in order to select it. Now it does take a some more reasoning skills. You have to gain some comfort with the Calculations command, but as you will see it is the most automated approach, and it also tends to deliver better results than High Pass, because you are asking Photoshop to do the work for you instead of making the decis...

Mastering Calculations
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Mastering Calculations provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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