How to Use Blend modes to remove white or black Photoshop CS6


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Using blending modes to remove white or black

Another situation where blending modes can be helpful is when you need to remove either black or white from a layer. Let's say, for example that you photographed a product on a white background and you just want to remove that white background quickly in order to see how this product will work with this other image or maybe you have a logo or a graphic, like I have here. You'll notice that I have two graphics, they're both similar except one is inverted. Let's turn off the visibility of the inverted icon or logo and let's go to this one here.

Let's click on this layer and let's say that what we want to do is we want to use this logo on this image, yet we want to get rid of the whites. Well to do that, we can use one of our blending modes. So we'll go to the Blending modes pulldown menu and we can choose one of these blending modes, which allows us to focus in on the darker pixels. Remember, if we choose one of these, it will then remove or kick out the wh...

Using blending modes to remove white or black
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Using blending modes to remove white or black provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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