Using the Luminance slider


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Using the Luminance slider

In this exercise I'm going to introduce you to the final blending options inside of Photoshop and those are the Luminance-exclusion slider bars. Now, what they allow you to do is drop out or force through the display of colors inside of your layers based on their luminance levels. We'll be working inside this file that's called Lunar madness.psd. It features this moon image which I've colorized but originally it came to us from David Woods and then we also have this kind of lightning ball rendering with these sparks here and that comes to us from Arga, both of the Fotolia Image library.

I'm going to go ahead and turn the lightning ball layer off for now. We are going to be ultimately blending it with the moon but before we do that, I want to demonstrate how these options work. So I'm going to turn on the gradient layer which is just the linear gradient going from black to white and back to black again. I'll go ahead and double-click in an empty portion of thi...

Using the Luminance slider
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Using the Luminance slider provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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