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Soft Light, Overlay, and Hard Mix

Soft Light, Overlay, and Hard Mix: Photoshop: Channels and Masks
Soft Light, Overlay, and Hard Mix: Photoshop: Channels and Masks

After filling an entire alpha channel with black, you can restore the whites by choosing the Fade Fill command and changing the blend mode to Soft Light or Overlay. This trick also works with the Hard Mix mode, but you’ll want to reduce the Opacity value to soften the edge transitions.

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Skill Level Intermediate
7h 37m
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Masking + Compositing Design Photography Photoshop

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