Switching between layer and mask


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Switching between layer and mask

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to select an eye using two or three passes of the Elliptical Marquee tool. And then we'll use this selection to get rid of this protective junk that's going on inside the insect's eye here inside the layer mask. And then having successfully protected the highlights inside the image, we're going to further reduce the Luminance Noise because I don't think we've quite got it down to where we want it yet. I've saved my progress as Initial density mask.psd found inside the 16_smooth folder. And notice that I've got two windows into the same image.

I'm going to make sure the RGB window is active and then I'm going to switchover to the Elliptical Marquee tool. And the reason I'm working inside the RGB image is because that's where I can actually see the eye. I can see where it begins. I can see where it ends and so on. All right, so I'm just dragging with the Elliptical Marquee tool. I'm pressing...

Switching between layer and mask
Video duration: 6m 59s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Switching between layer and mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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