Overlay and the contrast modes Photoshop CS6


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Overlay and the contrast modes

In this movie, I will demonstrate the next group of blend modes, which are the so-called contrast modes, that I've color-coded in green inside of this diagram, beginning with Overlay, and ending with Hard Mix. Each one of them brightens the highlights, and darkens the shadows, meaning that they all increase the contrast of the image, and in each case, gray is treated as a neutral color, meaning that 50% gray turns invisible. Now, the good news is they are all based on modes we've seen so far. Overlay, Soft Light, and Hard Light are combinations of Screen and Multiply.

So Photoshop screens the brightest stuff, and multiplies the darkest stuff. Vivid Light is a combination of Color Dodge and Color Burn working together. Linear Light is a combination of the two linear modes, and then Pin Light is a combination of Lighten and Darken. Hard Mix, as we'll see, is its own thing. All right, so let's switch to this composition featuring this model masked against a blue s...

Overlay and the contrast modes
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Overlay and the contrast modes 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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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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