Refine an adjustment mask Photoshop Layers


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Refining an adjustment mask

When working with layer masks it's critically important that the mask properly reflect the area of the image that you want to reveal or apply an adjustment to. But that can be very tricky when it comes to subjects that are fuzzy. For example, here I have an image of a Lilac Breasted Roller And we've got some feather detail that can be a little bit challenging in terms of applying targeted adjustments. But let's take a look at how we can work with that. I'm going to start off by creating a selection for the sky. I'll utilize the Magic Wand tool in this case and I'll reduce my tolerance setting here, and then click into the sky. And it actually looks like that's worked pretty well. I think I have a very good selection for my sky. So now I can apply a targeted adjustment.

I'll go ahead and add an adjustment layer. I'll just add a curves layer in this case. And I'm going to apply an exaggerated adjustment so that we can get a better sense of what's going on. A...

Refining an adjustment mask
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Refining an adjustment mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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