Rotating and stretching


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Rotating and stretching

In this exercise, I am going to show you one of the simplest but most gratifying applications of layer masks and that is the unidirectional Motion Blur. Basically if you're familiar with the Motion Blur filter inside of Photoshop, which is what we'll be using eventually here, you probably know that it's a bidirectional effect, meaning that it blurs the image in two opposing directions. But what we want is we want basically a jet of blur coming off of this jet right here. So we want a unidirectional effect and we're going to create that unidirectional effect using a layer mask. As I say, a very simple layer mask of that.

So I would like you to open this image here. It's called Jet on blue sky.jpg, it's found inside of the 11 layer masks folder. It comes to us from photographer Christoph Ermel, and this plane is obviously at an angle. Now one of the things that I suggest you do is to go ahead and rotate the plane so that it's upright, because it's just ea...

Rotating and stretching
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Rotating and stretching 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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