Refining the Blue Screen mask


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Refining the Blue Screen mask

In this exercise, we are going to take that Alpha channel that we generated using the Calculations command and we are going to turn it into a proper mask. I am working inside of a catchup document, that's called Blue screen channel.tif, which is found inside of the 14_Calculations folder, and it contains that mask, that Alpha channel that we created in the previous exercise, here it is and you will find it at the bottom of the channel palette of course. Go ahead and click on it to take a look at it. And bear in mind that we haven't done anything so far, but blend a couple of channels together. So this is the result of blending the Red channel with an inverted version of the Blue channel, subject to the Color Dodge mode, and that gives us this. And as you can see it, a ton of our work is done now.

Our background is a lot lighter than we would like to be. We would like it to ultimately be black. But the foreground image is nice and white and almost all of her hair and her head an...

Refining the Blue Screen mask
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Refining the Blue Screen mask 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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