Refining masked edges


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Refining masked edges

In order to further deepen our understanding of masking, and in order to improve our masking skills, let's go ahead and take a look at a little project where we will learn a handful of things about masking and also refining our mask edge and sweetening things up a little bit. Well, here I have this portrait that I took of Timmy Curran, and Timmy is a really good musician and a pro surfer, and in those areas he's quite a celebrity. And let's say that one of his sponsors wants us to extract this image from its context. In other words, they want to remove the train tressel in the background.

They just want this photograph of Timmy on something like a pure white background, or something like that. Well, how can we go about creating something like that? Well, one of the first steps we would want to take would be in our Layers panel, we want to copy this Background layer. And a lot of times, it's a good idea to copy your Background layer, just so you have extra flexibility. This ...

Refining masked edges
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Refining masked edges provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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