Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Reducing the range of a Color Range selection, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
From time to time, you might run into a situation where you want to create a …selection based on a color value within the image, but you only want to select …part of the image that contains those colors. …For example, with this image, perhaps I'd like to select only the A in the cafe …sign in order to adjust the A without affecting the letter C. …The color inch command is still a great tool for creating that overall selection, …but it can also allow us to zero in on a specific area of the image. …Let me show you what I'm talking about. I'll start off by making sure that, in …this case, my background image layer is active.…
That happens to be the only layer I have. But if you had additional layers, you …would want to make sure that the image layer you want to use as the basis of …your color range selection is active on the layers panel. …You can then choose Select Color Range from the menu, which will bring up the …color range dialog. I'm using the quick mask option for …previewing my selection. In this particular situation I think I'll …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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