Selecting glass highlights


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Selecting glass highlights

So far we have managed to create a pretty darn incredible glass composition just by dragging the glass against a different background, and setting it to the Hard Light mode, which is why I have called this version of the image Hard Light comp.psd found inside the 23_ masking folder. But I think we can do better. If you take a look at this Glass on pattern.psd file also found inside that same folder, you will see that we have a richer background going on. So it's not quite so dark, and we have some much better highlights, much brighter, more vivid highlights.

Now we can take care of the background by just dimming down the layer a little bit, by reducing the Opacity of the layer. So I'll switch back to this Hard Light comp image, because the layer is selected and my Marque tool is active. I press the 8 key to reduce the Opacity of the layer to 80%, and that brightens up the background quite a bit actually. But it also dims down the highlights. All the more recent to reintroduce t...

Selecting glass highlights
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Selecting glass highlights provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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